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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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