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On Becoming A Cultural Object: Academic Achievement and Acting White among Black Students

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the way in which racialized tracking creates racial distinctions among students that lead to the interpretation of academic achievement as acting white. It begins with a short ... More


Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Angela McMillan Howell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are “problematic” to explore what their daily lives actually entail. The book focuses on the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to ... More


Birth of a Juvesnile Court

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the Progressive Era South, Reconstruction gave way to the rise of white supremacist redemption, subjecting black youths and communities to more explicitly neglectful, exploitative, and violent ... More


The Early Spoils of Integration

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the changing racial politics of juvenile justice in the postintegration period (1954–70) to assess whether the main agenda was realized. It compares and contrasts developments ... More


Conclusion The Declining Significance of Inclusion

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides an account of this paradoxical and tragic reformulation of racial oppression and domination in the post-civil rights period. Formal integration reconfigured black youth ... More


Institutionalizing Racial Justice: The Black Surrogate Parental State, 1930–65

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The second wave of black child-saving initiatives was a duality of structure and agency rooted within and shaping a changing racial terrain. This chapter emphasizes the evolution of a distinct sense ... More


No Refuge Under the Law: Racialized Foundations of Juvenile Justice Reform

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the nineteenth-century foundations of Jim Crow juvenile justice, including the racialized applications of common law protections, the racial politics of houses of refuge, and ... More


The Social Organization of Jim Crow Justice

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the societal mechanisms and implications of Jim Crow juvenile justice. This sociological interpretation helps account for the formation and endurance of this peculiar ... More


The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Geoff K. Ward

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

During the Progressive Era, a rehabilitative agenda took hold of American juvenile justice, materializing as a citizen-and-state-building project and mirroring the unequal racial politics of American ... More


After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book takes a close look at a variety ... More


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