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Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American society has been long plagued by cycles of racial violence, most dramatically in the 1960s when hundreds of ghetto uprisings erupted across American cities. Though the larger, underlying ... More


Introduction

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of how South Africa and the United States of America, two countries with notorious histories of racial violence, attempted to formally deal ... More


Black Women and White Terrorism: Ida B. Wells, David Bryant Fulton, Pauline E. Hopkins, and the Politics of Representation

Sandra Gunning

in Rape, Race, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890–1912

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099904
eISBN:
9780199855100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099904.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In this chapter, the author presents a comparative study of two largely ignored black novels that focus on the suppressed presence of black women within the economy of racial violence. Looking at the ... More


Racial violence and state intervention in the South African economy

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the aftermath of the Anglo-Boer War, whites in South Africa pursued two strategies that distinguished state formation from the path followed in the USA: they constructed a centralized state, and ... More


Rape, Race, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890–1912

Sandra Gunning

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099904
eISBN:
9780199855100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099904.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In the late nineteenth century, the stereotype of the black male as sexual beast functioned for white supremacists as an externalized symbol of social chaos against which all whites would unite for ... More


Racial violence and the legal system in South Africa

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What impact did the legal system in South Africa have on racial violence? This chapter argues that the impact of the courts registered in two ways. Firstly, the paternalist sensibilities and a ... More


Conclusion

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter draws out a number of implications that flow from the preceding chapters. The first section explores the differential contribution of dominant actors to racial violence, ... More


Racial Violence and the Crisis of Black Elite Leadership

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the crisis of black civic leadership in Chicago over its failure to stop whites’ violence against black citizens seeking housing in white neighborhoods. Housing-based racial ... More


Racial violence and black labor in the South

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The basic pattern of racial violence in the South was largely determined by the attempts of landowners and commercial farmers to gain mastery over a world turned upside down by the end of slavery. ... More


Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Jeannine Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite increasing racial tolerance and national diversity, neighborhood segregation remains a very real problem in cities across America. Scholars, government officials, and the general public have ... More


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