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Making Race, Marking Difference

Melissa N. Stein

in Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction discusses pursuits of scientists from past to present to discover physical, biological differences between genders and races, and the effect that this has had on American society and ... More


Economic Conditions and Violent Victimization Trends among Youth: Guns, Violence, and Homicide, 1973–2005

Janet L. Lauritsen, Ekaterina Gorislavsky, and Karen Heimer

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between changing economic conditions and rates of serious violent victimization among adolescents and young adults between 1973 and 2005. The effects of ... More


Race and Ethnicity in the Media

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins by noting the complexities around usage of the terms race and ethnicity, observing the recent predominance of the latter, and also summarizes recent work on race and ethnicity in ... More


Obama-Nation? Implicit Beliefs about American Nationality and the Possibility of Redefining Who Counts as “Truly” American

Nilanjana Dasgupta and Kumar Yogeeswaran

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although the 14th Amendment of the American Constitution grants citizenship to any person born or naturalized in the country, psychological research suggests that subjective perceptions of who is ... More


Unsexing the Race: Lynching, Castration, and Racial Science

Melissa N. Stein

in Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter four argues that emasculation was central to scientific and popular discourse on lynching as well as its practice. For three decades, prominent U.S. physicians recommended surgical castration ... More


International Comparisons and Policy Debates

John Iceland

in Race and Ethnicity in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses how different countries view race and ethnicity, including different approaches to conceptualizing and measuring racial and ethnic groups. It then examines racial and ethnic ... More


How Race Takes Root

Lundy Braun

in Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683574
eISBN:
9781452949185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683574.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Epilogue brings the topic up to the present.


Class and Race-Ethnicity in a Changing City: A Historical Perspective on Inequalities

Roberta Garner, Black Hawk Hancock, and Kenneth Fidel

in Neoliberal Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter traces the dynamics of class and race-ethnicity in the Chicago metropolitan area, identifying persistent disparities and emergent features of stratification. The chapter begins with a ... More


Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Melissa N. Stein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Measuring Manhood describes how race became the purview of science and the processes by which race was constructed as a biological phenomenon with far-reaching social, cultural, and political ... More


Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

Candyce Kroenke and Ichiro Kawachi

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cancer is complex, dynamic, and evolving. Associations depend on SES measures, cancer type, sociodemographic factors including race/ethnicity, ... More


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