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Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins with an introduction to the paradox that the book examines: despite divergent trajectories of political change, South Africa and Palestine/Israel have experienced surprisingly ... More


Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Camilla Fojas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040924
eISBN:
9780252099441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040924.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The alarm and anxiety unleashed by the Great Recession found fascinating expression across popular culture. Harried survivors negotiated societal collapse among zombies in The Walking Dead. ... More


Racial Violence, Racial Capitalism, and Reading Revolution: Harriet Jacobs, John Jones, Kerry James Marshall, and Kyle Baker

Janet Neary

in Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Meditating on the continued racial speculation on black bodies in our contemporary moment, the epilogue brings the link between racial violence, capitalism, and evidentiary epistemology into sharper ... More


Introduction: Toward a Literary History of Racial Liberalism

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction argues that a tradition of liberal white race fiction has been a key component of American literary history. It surveys scholarship defining “racial liberalism” and “racial ... More


Neoliberal Apartheid

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter draws out the overall implications of the book. It begins with a discussion of apartheid and (de)colonization in Palestine/Israel and South Africa. While acknowledging the importance of ... More


Racial Capitalism

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the Caribbean, the banking collapse and the economic crisis of the 1930s ignited a simmering anti-imperial antipathy and unleashed a current of nationalism targeting the United States and Wall ... More


Ephemeral Value and Disused Commodities

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five clarifies theoretically the overlaps and distinctions between problematizing contemporary mass incarceration in terms of capitalist production, on the one hand, and in terms of social ... More


South Africa and Palestine/Israel: Histories and Transitions

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the histories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism in South Africa and Palestine/Israel. Despite historical differences, South Africa and Israel governed similar social ... More


Introduction: Corporatized Development

Kathryn Moeller

in Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As corporations search for new frontiers of capitalist growth in the context of ongoing economic crises, they are making a business case for investing in poor, racialized girls and women in the ... More


Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Camilla Fojas, Rudy P. Guevarra, and Nitasha Tamar Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the perspective of the U.S. continent, Hawai‘i is a land of aloha that enjoys all manner of peace and harmony, particularly among the races and for peoples of mixed heritage. It is a tourist ... More


Introduction: The Same Journey, Writ Small, That the United States Was On

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Jonathan Daniels and explains his intentions for his 1937 automobile trip around the South. He wanted to explore the range of political and cultural possibilities in the ... More


Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Andy Clarno

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the early 1990s, South Africa and Palestine/Israel began negotiations to end colonial rule. The South African state was democratized and Black South Africans gained formal legal equality. ... More


The Inventions of China

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One first elaborates the significance of letters to constitute racial capitalism and dominant forms of nation, state, and empire on both sides of the East Asian and North American Pacific. As ... More


Introduction: We Gotta Get on This Immigration Issue

Jimmy Patiño

in Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces the main ideas, people and preceding history of the deportation regime, Mexican American activism, and outline of the book chapters. It explains what led the small print shop ... More


“Tell Him I’m Gone”: On the Margins in High-Tech City

Rachel Brahinsky

in A Political Companion to James Baldwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813169910
eISBN:
9780813174761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169910.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates how Baldwin unmasked reality in one important case, using James Baldwin’s commentary on 1960s San Francisco to consider racial capitalism’s urban consequences years later. ... More


Black Workers Matter: The Continuing Search for Racial and Economic Equality in Memphis

Michael K. Honey

in An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

What happened to Martin Luther King’s dream of economic equality in Memphis? For most of the city’s history, 80 percent or more of the black community has consisted of black workers. Slavery set the ... More


Dark Finance

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter provides an overview of the major themes, analytical issues, and historical problems discussed within the larger book. The chapter illustrates how domestic economic and financial crisis ... More


Dispatches from the Colonial Outpost

Carlos Alamo-Pastrana

in Seams of Empire: Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062563
eISBN:
9780813051598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062563.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the writings of Chicago Defender journalist Denton Brooks and the Pittsburgh Courier’s guest contributor Dr. George Little, who both visited Puerto Rico between 1942 and 1943. ... More


Rogue Bankers

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

After discussing the failed late-nineteenth century attempts to form a “Pan-American” or “International American” banking institution to support the United States’ growing foreign commercial ... More


Financial Occupations

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the attempts of the National City Bank of New York to take over the banking and financial affairs of the Republic of Haiti. The chapter argues that the bank’s ventures into ... More


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