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Vanishing Inscriptions: Assia Djebar’s Poetics of the Trace

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Assia Djebar's contribution to the assessment of Algeria as a multilingual space. Djebar's "writing for the trace" inscribes a dual resistance to colonial appropriations, but also to claims of ... More


Brown Threat: Identification in the Security State

Kumarini Silva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900021
eISBN:
9781452955179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Threat makes a critical intervention in U.S based race studies. The book positions a category of ‘brown’ identification (along side identity) as a form of organizing race and racialized ... More


Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Shelley Z. Reuter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Testing Fate looks at the racialized history of Tay-Sachs in the US and UK in its construction as a Jewish disease from the late-nineteenth century through to the present era of geneticization, where ... More


Freedom, Exclusion, and Genetic Decision Making

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The conclusion of Testing Fate ties together the themes of the book and extends the argument of Chapter 5 by making the point that the “unfreedom” to fulfill one’s genetic responsibilities derives ... More


“It’s a Black Thang Maybe”: Satirical Blackness in Percival Everett’s <i>Erasure</i> and Adam Mansbach’s <i>Angry Black White Boy</i>

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the representations of black masculinity in two novels, Percival Everett’s Erasure and Adam Mansbach’s Angry Black White Boy. By reading these particular texts side by side, ... More


Taxis, deregulation and racism in Irish border towns

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In September 2009 the radio station LMFM hosted a live debate on racial tensions in the taxi industry in Drogheda. Allegations were made about African-born drivers operating unlicensed taxis and ... More


Miss Nigeria, and emergent forms of life

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is everyday life like for the second-generation African-Irish youth? This chapter begins with an ethnographic account of an African beauty pageant in Ireland and shows the complex interactions ... More


Challenging and Transforming the Community

Minjeong Kim

in Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 examines Filipinas marriage immigrants’ diverse paths of incorporation to the Korean rural community. The chapter aims to shift our attention from Filipinas’ struggles to adapt as newcomers ... More


Latina/o Immigration before 1965: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Lilia Fernández

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines the migration of Mexican immigrants, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans to Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s, long before the more widely recognized post-1965 immigration to the ... More


Racialization and Race-Based Law

Sean T. Mitchell

in Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have witnessed the emergence of a media and scholarly panic in Brazil over an alleged racialization of the citizenry. As affirmative action, ... More


A Critical Historical Sociology of Disease

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The introduction of Testing Fate situates the book in terms of the growing tendency within medicine to frame disease in “racial” terms, and the consequent need to explore genetic disease concepts ... More


Diagnosing the Genuine “Jewish Type”: Medical Racialism and Anti-Immigration Legislation in the United States

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The first chapter looks at the initial construction of Tay-Sachs as a Jewish disease in the context of anti-immigrationism in the early decades of the 1900s to demonstrate how medical racialism both ... More


Governing Disease: Cultivating the Will to Health in Jewish Immigrants to the United Kingdom

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The second chapter focuses on Jewish immigration to the UK during roughly the same period (1880-1914) and the interventions that were made into the immigrants’ behaviours so as to inculcate an ethos ... More


“Plainer Than Words Can Describe”: Medical Portraiture and the Visualization of a Jewish Disease

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The third chapter looks at the medical portraiture, microscopy, and pedigrees contained within doctors’ medical reports of the disease and how they worked to help constitute Tay-Sachs as a bona fide ... More


The <i>Un</i>ethics of Looking at Disease–Disability: Online Representations of Tay-Sachs

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The fourth chapter examines the lay discourse of Tay-Sachs, specifically the way in which online video representations of children with the disease have served to constitute the disease and the Other ... More


The Right to Be Responsible: Agency and Contemporary Carrier Screening

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The fifth chapter provides an overview of the developments leading up to community-based carrier screening for Tay-Sachs, which began in 1971, and explores the problem of agency in a context of ... More


America’s Move from Identity to Identification

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/9781517900021.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction acts as a theoretical and methodological introduction. It maps how this study came to be, the theoretical underpinnings of the argument of brown that are made throughout the book, ... More


What Is Brown?: Theorizing Race in Everyday Life

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/9781517900021.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first chapter starts with a simple question, “What Is Brown?” Foregrounded by the way arrivals and departures to the United States are structured following 9/11, and tying that to the political ... More


Un-American: Surviving through Patriotic Performances

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/9781517900021.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Following 9/11, one of the most contested and complicated terms was the concept of home, both as a constructed nation state and an excessively romanticized belonging converged under both governmental ... More


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