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The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Roy L. Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beyond the conventional sources of racial inequality—racism for liberals and a dysfunctional black culture for conservatives—lies a source of racial inequality little discussed or studied in our ... More


A New Understanding of Racial Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces three main themes presented in the book. First, racism is not coterminous with racial inequality. The term “racial subordination” is used in a new and more useful way to refer ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Infant Mortality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

Infant mortality—the death of a child before the first birthday—is the most consequential of all of the outcomes considered in the book. Infant mortality and imprisonment in the United States share ... More


Environmental Justice, Urban Development, and Place Identity

Isabelle Anguelovski

in Neighborhood as Refuge: Community Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026925
eISBN:
9780262322188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026925.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This theoretical chapter reviews the role that environmental justice studies have played in unraveling the environmental inequalities faced by low-income populations and communities of color ... More


Legacy

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil is still remembered in scholarly publications on the women's movement and American Jewry. Although her ideals of ending war, poverty, and racial inequality were not wholly realized, incremental ... More


Epilogue: Still Running for Freedom: Barack Obama and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

Steven F. Lawson

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Steven Lawson considers the relevance of the 1960s civil rights struggle to contemporary America. It argues that despite racial income disparity and the limited gains achieved through ... More


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