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The Problems and Paradoxes of Race

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on race, with a stress on the special position of the United States. While color-coded race is a source of stigma in Canada and Western Europe, it is a more severe barrier in the ... More


'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Nissa Finney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the context of renewed debates about diversity and cohesion, this book interrogates contemporary claims about race and migration. It demonstrates that many of the claims are myths, presenting ... More


The East Sutherland Fishing Communities

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the history and social structure of the Gaelic‐speaking East Sutherland fishing communities. Forced relocation and involuntary occupational transition to fishing during the ... More


The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Ghettos

Michael Berkowitz

in The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251120
eISBN:
9780520940680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251120.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores “crime” in Nazi-created ghettos, which appeared to be incubators of crime because the Nazis fashioned them in such a way that living beyond the law was the only way to survive. ... More


The Spot on the Lapel

Marianne Hirsch

in Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the various traumatic events that the Cernăuti Jews experienced during the Second World War, describing Cernăuti in 1942, as it became a Romanian city which was controlled by a ... More


Constructing Flexible Spaces of Accumulation and Social Reproduction

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores how today's neighborhoods operate as flexible spaces of accumulation that range between the extremes of gentrification and ghettoization. It first examines how the new ... More


Denouement

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

By the sixteenth century, the Jews had revised their perception of Christians. The Catholic Church had to permanently keep Judaism apart from the living Jews, and this it did by expanding ... More


Geographies of Ghettoization: Absences, Presences, and Boundaries

Tim Cole

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter situates ghettoization within Nazi imperial plans for the east, exploring the ways in which ghetto fences separated off Jewish and non-Jewish space. In part, ghettoization functioned as ... More


Introduction

Meijer Roel and Edwin Bakker

in The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327638
eISBN:
9780199388097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction deals especially with prejudices against the Muslim Brotherhood, which is often seen as a threat to European values, and with the accusation that the organisation is inherently ... More


“The world is a ghetto”: Post-Racial America(s) and the Apocalypse

Patrice Rankine

in The Trouble with Post-Blackness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169349
eISBN:
9780231538503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169349.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines global contexts of blackness by focusing on hip-hop and ghettoization. It analyzes Charles Taylor’s thoughts on secularism, hip-hop, and his own institutional setting in order ... More


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