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Managing Race in the American Workplace

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the problems of the roles racial differences play in the workplace. It discusses the changes in the way Americans talk about race and what pragmatic and progressive voices say ... More


Multiracial Collaboration: Creating “Right Relationships” under the “Weight of History”

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Today's activists have not given up on the goal of multiracial community, but they have learned from the experiences of the 1960s to make a more conscious effort to address the inevitable tensions ... More


 Urbanization and the End of Black Religion in the Modern World

Curtis J. Evans

in The Burden of Black Religion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sociologists, black and white, set out in the 1940s to bury residual notions of blacks as naturally religious. Innate religiosity now connoted essential racial difference and an obstacle to black ... More


After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

John D. Skrentny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered ... More


Semiotics and Martin Luther King’s letter from Birmingham jail

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores Martin Luther King's views on civil disobedience as expressed in the memorable Letter from Birmingham Jail. The message contained in the Letter is that racial difference is ... More


Black-White Differences in Wealth and Asset Composition

John W. Graham

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using data from the 1976 and 1978 National Longitudinal Surveys of young men and young women, this chapter examines racial differences in the magnitude and composition of wealth and the reasons for ... More


Why Did Culture Triumph?

Carl N. Degler

in In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the triumph of culture over race as the basis of the study of human nature. It suggests that a general urge to know, combined with a professional and scientifically derived ... More


Laying the Foundation

Carl N. Degler

in In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace's thoughts about human nature. Wallace was known to share with Charles Darwin the credit for discovering natural selection as the motive ... More


Conducting Culturally Competent Sexual Abuse Interviews With Children From Diverse Racial, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Backgrounds

Lisa A. Fontes and Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Professionals who interview children for possible sexual abuse tend to be white and middle class. At the same time, children and families who require assessment for sexual abuse are increasingly from ... More


Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Justin E. H. Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began to emerge during the modern period. Why and how did this happen? Surveying ... More


Civil Rights and the Status of Black Americans in the 1960s and the 1990s

Reynolds Farley

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates whether the gains achieved during the era of the civil rights movement have been sustained. It examines whether legal changes and shifts in racial attitudes decreased black ... More


A Mental Experiment in Raised Expectations

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the results of a focused mental experiment wherein a nationally representative sample of American Christians was asked to ponder their response to the idea of their churches ... More


The Curse of Canaan; or, A Fantasy of Origins in Nineteenth-Century America

Brian Connolly

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter turns to the ways in which nineteenth-century Americans retold the biblical story of the “curse of Ham” as a fantasy to promote the notion of racial purity, which contradicted the social ... More


Introduction: What Is Race?

Ann Morning

in The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520270305
eISBN:
9780520950146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270305.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The primary purpose of this book is to explore how scientists' concepts of race are transmitted to the public through formal education as well as other institutions. The scientific enterprise is ... More


/ “Little Black Man”: Repetition, the Lesbian Phallus, and the Southern Rape Complex in Sanctuary

Dorothy Stringer

in Not Even Past: Race, Historical Trauma, and Subjectivity in Faulkner, Larsen, and Van Vechten

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231478
eISBN:
9780823241088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231478.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Freudian theory has specific, original engagements with racial difference, albeit often entwined with its theorizations of sexual difference and sexuality. In many nineteenth-century and modernist ... More


Cultural Subordination Through Cultural Diversity

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Cultural subordination is defined here as the suppression of important black values or folk ways—questions and concerns of keen importance to blacks—in the American mainstream culture. Like juridical ... More


The Moment of Racial Sight: A History

Irene Tucker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922935
eISBN:
9780226922959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922959.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book overturns the most familiar form of racial analysis in contemporary culture: the idea that race is constructed, that it operates by attaching visible marks of difference to arbitrary ... More


Terminology and classifications for ethnic and racial groups

Bhopal Raj S.

in Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that efforts to create racial and ethnic classifications have led to numerous insights, particularly that the process is arbitrary, subjective, context-specific, purpose-driven, ... More


Trafficking across Borders

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reviews debates that have preoccupied feminists since the 1990s about the co-production or intersectionality of nationalism, racial difference, sexuality, gender and capitalist ... More


Seeing Multiracial

Leilani Nishime

in Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter uses the artwork of Kip Fulbeck as a lever to pry open some of the thornier matters surrounding the twinned issues of recognition and state-sponsored discipline. Fulbeck's most famous ... More


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