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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


Introduction: Illuminating the Encounter

Karen V. Hansen

in Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

This introduction appraises the processes underlying the historical encounter between immigrants and Indians in the early twentieth century. It brings into the same frame two dominant processes in ... More


College Students’ Ethnographic Observations of Parties and Hookups

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Student ethnographers describe contemporary college culture as encouraging a profound split in identity for students who wish to excel both academically and socially. During the day, college students ... More


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

Lundy Braun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683574
eISBN:
9781452949185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683574.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The spirometer is used routinely to diagnose respiratory disease in specialist and primary care settings, although most patients probably do not recognize the name of the device. An important feature ... More


One of Our Own: Hillary Clinton and the Voters Who Support Her

Sarah Cote Hampson

in Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses data from the 2008 American National Election Studies (ANES) time series and the 2008 ANES panel wave to assess intragroup emotion and symbolic empowerment between and among women ... More


Race on TV: <i>Crónica de castas</i> [Chronicle of Castes] (Canal 11, 2014)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 7 enlarges the focus on gender and sexual politics to embrace race and ethnicity. Beginning with a historical account of the complex representation of race in Mexican visual culture ... More


Power Dynamics at College Parties

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduate ethnographers analyzed the power dynamics among different social groups at parties, attending to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender. Based on their observations, they ... More


Program Adaptation

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

in Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

One important debate in the prevention field concerns the degree to which evidence-based programs should be adapted to address the unique norms and needs of child and youth subgroups. Adaptation most ... More


Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Teresa Fiore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

By highlighting Italy’s long history of emigration to all continents in the world, as well as its lesser known colonial experiences, Fiore’s book poses Italy as a unique laboratory to rethink ... More


Passing through Miami’s Queer World

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While urban boosters crafted Miami’s fairyland for a white and moneyed clientele, the city’s working-class, transient gender and sexual renegades similarly asserted their own spaces in the developing ... More


Black Lungs and White Lungs: The Science of White Supremacy in the Nineteenth-Century United States

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/9780816683574.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 explores the uptake of the spirometer in the U.S. where it was used to study racial difference in a large anthropometric study at the end of the Civil War. While Frederick Hoffman drew on ... More


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