Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 22 items

  • Keywords: Racial identity x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Broadening Black Identity: Evidence in National Data

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines various dimensions of Black racial identity, and compares the determinants of racial identity of African Americans with those of Black immigrants. The Model of Racial Identity ... More


Hegemonic Whiteness: From Structure and Agency to Identity Allegiance

Matthew W. Hughey

in The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

To better understand how whiteness is continually constructed, research must highlight patterned sets of expectations, obligations, and accountabilities that govern the racial identity performances ... More


Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Throughout the Americas black social movement groups are increasingly using sophisticated strategies and tactics to challenge racial and gender inequality. Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin ... More


Introduction

Margaret M. Mulrooney

in Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054926
eISBN:
9780813053462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054926.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Mulrooney introduces the 1998 commemoration of the Wilmington “race riot” and the three structures of human experience that materialized most clearly: racial identity (who is considered white or ... More


Can you find the white woman in this picture? Brunias’s ‘ladies’ of ambiguous race

Mia L. Bagneris

in Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Taking a more theoretical approach, this chapter explores Brunias’s depiction of racially ambiguous bodies. It offers an in-depth investigation of the ways in which the subtext of the artist’s work ... More


The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Folklore of the Freeway provides an alternative history of highway construction in urban America, emphasizing the cultural politics of fighting freeways in the inner city. Using the methods of ... More


Excavating, Resuscitating, and Rehabilitating Violence—by Another Name

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion of Downed by Friendly Fire briefly revisits the claims of symbolic and structural violence made in the earlier chapters, harvesting the narratives of the study participants for ... More


Chloe: Goldilocks, and Girls Who are Not

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The sixth chapter, following Chloe, details how a biracial student misrecognizes the violence embodied in socially approved normalcy and fails to connect her social problems to the structural ... More


Wielding Identity to Organize Warfare

Kumarini Silva

in Brown Threat: Identification in the Security State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900021
eISBN:
9781452955179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Threat concludes with a revisit to its theories of brownness in order to broadly summarize its core values and apply it to recent examples of brown (mis)identification. Accelerated by the ... More


Frenemies and Friendly Fire at Underground Railroad High

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The first chapter presents the theoretical framework of this book by foregrounding structural violence, highlighting the nexus between culturally approved hegemonic female- specific power and the ... More


Brittany: She Talks Like a Black Girl

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The fourth chapter chronicles how one participant, Brittany, rejected her presumed White biological identity and opted, instead, to pass for Black. Compelled to leave her Black peers in the core city ... More


Nadine: Words as Violence and Misrecognition

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The third chapter follows the ethnographical narrative of one of the girls of the study, Nadine. Specifically, it examines the role of language in class and racialized intra-/inter gender issues ... More


Keyshia: The Black Girl’s Two-Step

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The fifth chapter presents the narrative of a middle class Black girl, Keyshia, who is the former BFF of the Black girl, Nadine, whose narrative is presented in chapter three. Unlike her former ... More


A Matter of Perspective: The Racial Politics of Seeing the Freeway

Eric Avila

in The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Chapter Four explores the history of the freeway revolt through visual culture. It analyzes the image of the freeway in the history of American art since the age of the Interstate, identifying a ... More


The Master’s Plan: The Rise and Fall of the Modernist City

Eric Avila

in The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Chapter One provides an historical overview of urban America during the age of the Interstate, exploring the disparate impact of urban highway construction upon the diverse neighborhoods of the ... More


Identity Politics in Post-Interstate America

Eric Avila

in The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The conclusion summarizes the main themes and argument of the book, arguing for the inculcation of cultural analysis within the broader history of modernization in the postwar American city. It ... More


Last Stop on the Underground Railroad, First Stop of Refried Segregation: Setting and Methodology

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The second chapter provides a historical and contemporary overview of the internal structure of the school and the larger community in which it is embedded. It chronicles how today’s inequality in ... More


Taking Back the Freeway: Strategies of Adaptation and Improvisation

Eric Avila

in The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Chapter Five explores how communities impacted by highway construction integrate the freeway into its local context. Considering a variety of cultural practices in disparate urban neighborhoods, this ... More


Americans’ Attitudes on Individual or Racially Inflected Genetic Inheritance

Jennifer Hochschild and Maya Sen

in Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter proffers a political science perspective on how Americans view the ways in which genetics affect identity. It lays the groundwork for exploring possible relationships in the eyes of the ... More


Introduction: The Invisible Freeway Revolt

Eric Avila

in The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Introduction lays out the scope and aims of the book, situating this study within the scholarly literature. It defines the terms of the debate, emphasizing why existing histories of urban highway ... More


View: