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When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How we provide equal educational opportunity to an increasingly diverse, highly urbanized student population is one of the central concerns facing our nation. We are currently allowing a labyrinthine ... More


White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... More


Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation’s capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America’s ... More


Gendered Consequences of Vocational Training

Margarita Estévez-Abe

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter delves into the gendered effects of different training and educational systems. It poses the following three questions. Are some specific types of vocational training and educational ... More


Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Christopher D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth, and David W. Wong (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This edited volume brings together leading researchers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe to look at the processes leading to segregation and its implications. With a ... More


Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Camille Walsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to “taxpayer citizenship”--the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like ... More


Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Andrew W. Kahrl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Land Was Ours tells the story of how African Americans acquired, developed, and struggled to hold onto property along southern coastlines over the course of the twentieth century. During the ... More


From Reconciliation to Revolution: How the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

David P. Cline

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630434
eISBN:
9781469630458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630434.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Student Interracial Ministry (SIM) was a seminary-based, nationally influential Protestant civil rights organization that drew on the Social Gospel and Student Christian Movement traditions to ... More


A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


Prejudice and (in)tolerance in Ulster

Neil Jarman

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Northern Ireland is a contradictory society in which prejudice and tolerance exist as uneasy neighbours, but where expressions of intolerance dominate public and media perceptions of the norms of ... More


“Out-Democratin' the Democrats”: Religious Colleges and the Rise of the Republican Party in the South—A Case Study

Barclay Key

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the extraordinary role that evangelical Christian colleges and universities have played in propagating right-wing values that have aided in the Republicanization of the South. ... More


Virginia's Northern Strategy: Southern Segregationists and the Route to National Conservatism

George Lewis

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In contradistinction to much received wisdom on the chronology of how the South became Republican, this chapter emphasizes the development of Republicanism at the state and local levels first—not the ... More


Kennedyphobia and the Rise of Republicans in Northwest Louisiana, 1960–1962

J. Eric Pardue

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the pre-Goldwater period as critical in the formation of a Republican South. Specifically, it examines a 1961 special election for a congressional seat between Republican oil ... More


Breaking the Machines, Building the Color Line, and Immobilizing Mobile Labor

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ways in which the new farm elite sought to shape South Texas according to their interests. Newcomer farmers dismantled older political structures and established a strictly ... More


Citizens of Somewhere: Braceros, Tejanos, Dixiecrats, and Mexican Bureaucrats in the Arkansas Delta, 1939–1964

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Three discusses the more than 300,000 braceros —Mexican men on temporary labor contracts—who worked the Arkansas Delta’s cotton fields between 1948 and 1964. In some years, these braceros ... More


Validating Segregated Observers: Mapping West Bank Settlements from Without and Within

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 5, “Validating Segregated Observers”, explores the intricate ways that the Israeli occupation shapes empirical observations. Through a critique of feminist standpoint theory and Donna ... More


Introduction: Metropolitan School Desegregation, Past and Present

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction provides an overview of key legal cases and historical concepts related to metropolitan school desegregation. It also presents the rationale behind contemporary regionalism and ... More


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

Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the emergence of the student civil rights movement in the sit-in protests of 1960 against the South's system of racial segregation and the development of that movement in the ... More


The Integration Imperative

Edward G. Goetz

in The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter lays out the argument in favour of public policies to achieve racial integration. It summarizes the individual and societal level costs of segregation and it presents the affirmative ... More


Far Beyond the Star Pit: Samuel R. Delany

Gerry Canavan

in Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461237
eISBN:
9781626740686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Gerry Canavan, in “Far Beyond the Star Pit: Samuel R. Delany,” approaches the “Far Beyond the Stars” episode of DS9 as a frame for analyzing Delany’s own experiences in science fiction by focusing ... More


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