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The Bloody Riot of 1919 and Its Consequences

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that the riot of 1919 was a sign that Chicago had a special problem. One of the most violent and prolonged in the history of the country, it became the object of an official ... More


The Dark Side of the Force: One Hundred Years of the Sociology of Race

Howard Winant

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the meaning of race in 1905. It addresses the following questions: How has the meaning of race changed, how has it developed, and how has it been challenged as it came down to ... More


Racial Events, Diplomacy, and Dinkins's Image

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

New York City is a political environment replete with socially isolated ethnic groups. This is how the Chinese met whites and how Jews met blacks. Usually the buyer and seller enjoy a limited and ... More


Protecting Urban Peace: Northern Racial Liberalism and the Limits of Racial Equality

Karen R. Miller

in Managing Inequality: Northern Racial Liberalism in Interwar Detroit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880096
eISBN:
9781479803637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880096.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter shows how white liberal leaders criticized black protest and promoted the racially unequal status quo as the most sustainable urban form when confronted with the belief that the push for ... More


A Clearing beyond the Melancholic Haze: Staging Racial Grieving in Suzan-Lori Parks’s and Tony Kushner’s

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Through an analysis of Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus and Tony Kushner's Caroline, or Change, this chapter contemplates how cultural practice might be used to cut through and deactivate the unresolved ... More


“Eh, Haole”: Is “Haole” a Derogatory Word?

Judy Rohrer

in Haoles in Hawaii

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834050
eISBN:
9780824870034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834050.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the idea that the term “haole” is a racial slur and therefore part of haole victimization. It begins with a look at the etymology of the term and how we can understand that ... More


Introduction

Kent Greenawalt

in Private Consciences and Public Reasons

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094190
eISBN:
9780199853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094190.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the triumph of liberal democracy over the challenge of Marxism and states that such triumph does not mean that the citizens of liberal democracies are already sanguine with ... More


The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Folklore of the Freeway provides an alternative history of highway construction in urban America, emphasizing the cultural politics of fighting freeways in the inner city. Using the methods of ... More


Inscribing Racial Bodies and Relieving Responsibility: Examining Racial Politics in Crash

Jamie Moshin and Ronald L. Jackson II

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies the film Crash (2004), examining its racial politics and providing a challenging view of a film widely acclaimed as racially progressive. In spite of its racially diverse ... More


I Got What I Got the Hard Way: The Music and Mythology of the Memphis Sound

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the emergence of the “Memphis Sound” during the mid-1960s. Heralded as the era's “blackest” pop music, the sub-genre became an internationally recognized symbol for racial ... More


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