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Allegories of Gender and Class as Discourses of Political Desire

CLAUDIA TATE

in Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108576
eISBN:
9780199855094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108576.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter begins with the characterization to the intended audience of the domestic novels being mentioned. The author recovers the politics of desire in these works by reading the gendered ... More


Prologue: Arguing about (the Irish) Race

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the issue of race and the controversy it has generated over the last several decades. It then sets out the book's focus, namely the evolution of Irish ... More


Biological or Social: Allelic Variation and the Making of Race in Single Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Research

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that neither race nor ethnicity account for the ethnoracial classificatory iterations found in genetic epidemiological research. It problematizes the simplistic race/no-race ... More


The Debate Within: White Backlash, the New Thing, and Economics

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

One of the most notable differences between the Down Beat of the 1950s and that of the 1960s is the amount of space devoted to public forums which aired intense and racially polarized debates on ... More


Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Tanya Marie Golash-Boza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book addresses what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than 80 interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this study ... More


Race

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at the racialising of Englishness. This is explicitly expressed in the Notting Hill riots, which led to the re-alignments of identity among the Caribbean migrants and indigenous ... More


“Stuff White People Like”: Stance, Class, Race, and Internet Commentary

Shana Walton and Alexandra Jaffe

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes the humorous blog Stuff White People Like, examining both the stances towards Whiteness taken by the author as well as the stances taken up by readers in online commentaries. ... More


Introduction

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins by describing the care that the Alpha Hospital gives to its patients as “war-zone medicine”. It explains that race is a discursive phenomenon; race encompasses ideas about ... More


“They Were All Colored to the Life”: Historicizing “Whiteness” in Evelyn’s Husband

Scott Thomas Gibson

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter illustrates how the issue of race is an inextricable component of Chesnutt’s writing and of American literature in general, as a result of the deeply ingrained racist legacy of the ... More


British Caribbean Migration and the Racialization of Latin American Nationalisms

Nicola Foote

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between immigration and national identity in Latin America by analyzing the experiences of black migrants from the British Caribbean. The chapter outlines the ... More


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