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The Shape of Lesbian and Gay Subordination

Cheshire Calhoun

in Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is argued that lesbian and gay subordination differs substantially in form from gender and racial oppression. In particular, it does not materialize in a disadvantaged place that would sharply ... More


Why We Have Failed

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/9780199742684.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Many Americans, mostly but not exclusively white Americans, believe that when it comes to race relations, we have not failed. Television, radio, and blogging pundits preach it daily, and millions of ... More


Conclusion The Declining Significance of Inclusion

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/9780226873190.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides an account of this paradoxical and tragic reformulation of racial oppression and domination in the post-civil rights period. Formal integration reconfigured black youth ... More


White Rain and the Black Atlantic

in Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317088
eISBN:
9781846319792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317088.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the image of nuclear war in the context of the black Atlantic as a counterculture of modernity. It asks how racial oppression and nuclear weapons have been considered ... More


Turbulent and Dangerous Spirits: Irish Servitude in Barbados

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/9780823234493.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The history of the Irish in the colonial Caribbean was important in the emerging racial landscape of the time. As they did later in North America, the Irish in the early colonial Caribbean occupied a ... More


Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi

Stephen A. Berrey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620930
eISBN:
9781469623115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620930.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The South's system of Jim Crow racial oppression is usually understood in terms of legal segregation that mandated the separation of white and black Americans. Yet, as this book shows, it was also a ... More


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

Jermaine Singleton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, this book explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States. Using analysis of ... More


Quicksand and the Racial Aesthetics of Chinoiserie

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter illustrates how Nella Larsen's novel, Quicksand (1928), uses figurations of the Orient to explore Helga Crane's biracial, gendered, and transnational identity. The chinoiserie in the ... More


Monastic and Domestic Settings

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/9780199756285.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter exemplifies how religious and social practices in Burmese Buddhist monastic and domestic arenas function as sites for resisting assimilation. It addresses the ways in which Burmese ... More


In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939

Minkah Makalani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835043
eISBN:
9781469602516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869161_makalani
Subject:
History, African-American History

This intellectual history reveals how early twentieth-century black radicals organized an international movement centered on ending racial oppression, colonialism, class exploitation, and global ... More


Of Slaves and Other Swamp Things: Black Southern History as Comic Book Horror

Qiana J. Whitted

in Comics and the U.S. South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030185
eISBN:
9781621032212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030185.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

DC Comics’ Swamp Thing series (1984–1987) underwent two major innovations courtesy of British comic book writer Alan Moore. First, Moore reconceptualized the character’s physiological structure as ... More


Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Carolyn Sufrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation's jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is ... More


The Paradox of Jazz Diplomacy: Race and Culture in the Cold War

Lisa Davenport

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the jazz tours that began in July 1954, which were sponsored by the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The jazz tours created a paradox in U.S. ... More


Consolidating the Race Concept in Biology

Michael Yudell and J. Craig Venter

in Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168748
eISBN:
9780231537995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168748.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins by discussing the US Supreme Court's decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case, which was influenced by Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern ... More


Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Damion L. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union deplored the treatment of African Americans by the U.S. government as proof of hypocrisy in the American promises of freedom and equality. This probing ... More


‘Muse Suppress the Tale’: James Grainger's The Sugor-Cone and the Poetry of Refinement

in Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311840
eISBN:
9781846315701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315701.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines James Grainger's The Sugar-Cane (1764). Grainger's text is as much a poem of evasion as of display, consistently censoring the racial and sexual oppression intrinsic to the ... More


The Jackson Church Visits: “A Good Quarter-Time Church with a Bird Dog and Shotgun”

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/9780814708415.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the events following Charles Golden and James Matthews' visit to Galloway Memorial Methodist Church. The two knew that white Jackson churches had systematically rejected ... More


Imperial Commerce, Gender, and Slavery

Deirdre Coleman

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores the twinned emergence in the British novel of a critique of plantation slavery and commercial imperialism with a proto-feminist questioning of the ‘commerce of the sexes’. The ... More


Monuments, the Silence of Legacy, and Kodomo Tame Ni

Brett J. Esaki

in Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190251420
eISBN:
9780190251352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251420.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores monuments to Japanese American heritage created after the internment camps, with special attention to the era after the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which granted reparations to ... More


Conclusion

Henry M. Mckiven

in Iron and Steel: Class, Race, and Community in Birmingham, Alabama, 1875-1920

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807845240
eISBN:
9781469603711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807879719_mckiven.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book concludes by showing how Birmingham's promoters confronted problems of race and class relations directly when they articulated the vision of the city they hoped to create. They assured ... More


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