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Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how the social fact of race shapes the ethical-political orientations of citizens in diverse democracies. It develops the concept of racialized solidarity; explores its impact on ... More


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


Introduction: From White Passivity to Racial Justice Activism

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/9780199751242.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is about how white people can move from passivity to action in response to racism in America. This chapter argues that further progress in racial justice depends on many more white ... More


Conclusion: Winning Hearts and Minds

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/9780199751242.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

How can white Americans come to care enough about racism that they move from passivity to action for racial justice? This book looked for clues to answer that question by examining the lives and ... More


Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Mark R. Warren

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book uncovers the dynamic processes through which some white Americans become activists for racial justice, reporting accounts of the development of racial awareness drawn from in-depth ... More


Introduction

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/9780195335361.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter presents the main arguments of the book: that the disparate ethical-historical perspectives developed by dominant and subordinated racialized groups have enormous ... More


Dealing with Racism—Looking for Justice

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For the scholars who disagree with the solutions put forward in the previous chapter, it is whites who must dismantle the racialized society. But since the majority group benefits from the racialized ... 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


Starting Down the Road: Seminal Experiences and the Moral Impulse to Act

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/9780199751242.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that seminal experiences tend to be abrupt events which change white people's racial perspective. Such an experience does not itself lead to commitment, but rather the meaning ... More


Getting to the “Want To”: Moral Visions and the Purposeful Life

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/9780199751242.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores in detail the kinds of visions that white activists construct. These activists are not primarily visionaries. Rather, they work in the present to create their future visions. In ... More


Conclusion

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/9780195335361.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The central aims of the book—to show that racialized solidarity poses a significant obstacle to racial justice, and to consider how theories of multiculturalism might incorporate the promotion of ... More


“Where Do I Fit?”: Building New Identities in Multiracial Communities

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/9780199751242.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter notes that white activists fall between their social identity with other whites and their political stance with communities of color. In other words, they share a history and culture ... More


From Do-Gooder to Deeper Commitment: Relationships with People of Color

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/9780199751242.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the effects on white activists of relationships with people of color. People of color develop their understanding of racism in part from their own experience and that of their ... More


Racial Justice Finds a Policy Tool

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/9780691157030.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses how there were four national statistical races as of the twentieth century: European White, African Black, American Indian Red, and Asian Yellow. They were put to policy work ... More


Racism: “America’s Original Sin”

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how evangelical progressives viewed racism as an institutionalized injustice that needed remedial public programs and policies. It considers inequalities faced by the African ... More


Institutionalizing Racial Justice: The Black Surrogate Parental State, 1930–65

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The second wave of black child-saving initiatives was a duality of structure and agency rooted within and shaping a changing racial terrain. This chapter emphasizes the evolution of a distinct sense ... More


The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The black social gospel is wrongly and strangely overlooked. “Black social gospel” is the category that best describes Martin Luther King, Jr., his chief mentors, his closest movement allies, and the ... More


Creolizing Subjects: Antiracism and the Future of Philosophy

Michael J. Monahan

in The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The politics of purity is to be understood as informing both the ontology of race itself and the practice of racial oppression (racism), emphasizing the way in which these two moments are ... More


Beginnings: Immigrants, Radicals, and the AFL (1900–1959)

Marshall Ganz

in Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Strategy and the Organization in the California Farm Worker Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162011
eISBN:
9780199943401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162011.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

From 1900 to 1950, three waves of attempts at organizing farm workers failed to win a single multiyear contract, establish a sustainable farm workers union, or reform the rules governing the farm ... More


Alliances and Adversity

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Following the guilty verdict in the trial of the Wilmington Ten, a broad based movement developed in North Carolina, the larger United States, and the world to overturn the convictions on appeal and ... More


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