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Racialized Solidarity, Minority Group Rights, and Public Memory

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that taking racialized solidarity into account in theories of multiculturalism requires that existing normative justifications of minority group rights be reframed in order to ... More


The Jungle Revisited? Racial Realism in the Low-Skilled Sector

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/9780691159966.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on low-skilled employment. It shows that employers have a racial hierarchy of preference and that they rely on word-of-mouth hiring to attract Latino and Asian workers with the ... More


Classification before Counting: The Statistical Races

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with framing America's history of measuring races, and how the government decides what those races are. The significance of measuring races lies in how law and policy are not ... More


Darwinian Liberalism

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the highly influential position of Darwinian liberalism, which argued in favor of a minimalist conception of black citizenship rights. This position, however, was coupled with ... More


Inequality and White Supremacy

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The successive collapses of the Knights of Labor and Populism during the 1880s–90s officially ended producer republicanism in the United States. In particular, the presidential election of 1896 ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recapitulates the central role that the ideology of white supremacy has played in the two different ways by which Euro-Americans and Burmese ethnic Buddhists have appropriated and ... More


Race in the action film

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the contemporary action film evidences the persistence of traditional racial hierarchies and racial stereotypes, with the ethnicity of the action hero still frequently ... More


“Ghost(s) in the House!”: Black Subjectivity and Howard Sackler’s <i>The Great White Hope</i>

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the interplay of cultural memory and black subjectivity in Howard Sackler's 1967 play, The Great White Hope, by considering Rashid Johnson's 2006 photograph, Self Portrait ... More


Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Kathleen Odell Korgen (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Race Policy and Multiracial Americans is the first book to look at the impact of multiracial people on race policies, where race policies lag behind the growing numbers of multiracial people in our ... More


Making the <i>Mano</i>: The Uncomfortable Visibility of Blackness in Politically Conscious Brazilian Hip-Hop

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 focuses on the intentional and defiant displays of blackness by politically conscious Brazilian rappers and rap fans and the challenges they pose to Brazil’s belief in racial tolerance. By ... More


Racial Hierarchies of Desire and the Specter of Sex Tourism

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the complexities of the racial hierarchies of desire in Salvador by articulating what it calls the specter of sex tourism. It examines the Brazilian ideologies of race that ... More


Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Carolyn Renée Dupont

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the faith communities at ground-zero of the racial revolution that rocked America. This religious history of white Mississippians in the civil rights era shows how Mississippians' ... More


Anxieties of the ‘Partly Colored’

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to question of the individual to investigate how intermediacy might be reconciled—or fail to be reconciled—by the subject. Highlighting the ways in which the figure of the Asian ... More


Introduction

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

in Waste of a White Skin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the age of lynching and American expansionism, the Carnegie Corporation expressed a franchise to govern through the expansion of influence-harvesting. By influence-harvesting, I am referring to ... More


“Ask for the Old Paths”: Mississippi’s Southern Baptists and Segregation

Carolyn Renée Dupont

in Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Southern Baptists in Mississippi strove to preserve white supremacy, and how such objectives put them at odds with progressives in the SBC. Preserving the racial hierarchy ... More


Work in the Walled City: Labor and Discipline in California’s Prisons

Ethan Blue

in Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709405
eISBN:
9780814723166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses labor in California prisons in the 1930s. California prisoners' labor was a coercive meritocracy of promotion and demotion geared toward social control, and it mimicked many of ... More


Conclusion: “Seeing” Race

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The concluding chapter illustrates the concept of Brazil’s “comfortable racial contradiction” through a story of how 6-year-old children in an elite Rio de Janeiro private school learned about racial ... More


Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Katrina Dyonne Thompson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038259
eISBN:
9780252096112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038259.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book examines the conceptualization and staging of race through the performance, sometimes coerced, of black dance from the slave ship to the minstrel stage. The book shows how these ... More


Introduction: Bringing the Gospel Back to America…

Rebecca Y. Kim

in The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199942107
eISBN:
9780190202743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the research question of the book: How and why did Koreans born in mid-twentieth-century Korea pursue missions in America, focus on evangelizing white Americans, and ... More


Negotiating Identity Narratives among Mexico’s Cosmic Race

Christina A. Sue

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter studies the ideologies and practices of race mixture in Mexico. In colonial times, Spaniards developed an elaborate caste system to maintain a socio-racial hierarchy in light of the race ... More


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