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From Affirmative Action to Interrogating Whiteness

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the relationship between Affirmative Action and whiteness studies, in context of Atlantic Enlightenment. Affirmative action represents concrete remedial measures that have the ... More


The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More


“Equality as a Result”?: Affirmative Action and the Stubbornness of Sex Segregation

Allison Elias

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The National Association of Working Women (“9to5”), a labor organization for working women, fought for enforcement of affirmative action regulations. The success of the organization’s efforts ... More


Affirmative Action and Higher Education

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-evolving role of race in politics in the history of the US. How the government handled racial and other discrimination has not always been effective. It was not until ... More


The Black Cabinet: Economic Civil Rights in the Nixon Administration

Leah M. Wright

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a positive assessment of Richard Nixon's appeals for minority enterprise as a crucial component of increasing black support for the GOP. As such, it provides a counter to ... More


Introduction

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The attack on affirmative action has come from a select few individuals with resource. This fight was thought to have culminated with the end of affirmative action signaled by the Fisher v. ... More


Juridical Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the socio-legal race problem; namely juridical subordination. The Supreme Court engages in this form of racial subordination when its rulings freeze or impede racial progress ... More


Conclusions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to bring the discussion back to the broader ideas of the book: racism and framing by elite actors. This chapter discussed the insidious role of think tanks in enlisting ... More


Personal Racial Identity Equality

Tanya Katerí Hernández

in Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter will delve into the question of what fundamentally concerns multiracial-identity scholars about the discrimination cases despite the fact that the empirical record does not by and large ... More


Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For many African Americans, getting a public sector job has historically been one of the few paths to the financial stability of the middle class, and in New York City, few such jobs were as ... More


Politics and Corruption

Peter Larmour

in Interpreting Corruption: Culture and Politics in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835149
eISBN:
9780824869519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835149.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the relationship between corruption and politics (and politicians) in the Pacific Islands, particularly as revealed in the National Integrity System (NIS) surveys and the ... More


Black, White, Mixed or Biracial: Identifying the Children

Chinyere K. Osuji

in Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the subset of black-white couples who were parents to examine: expectations of their child's racial classification; how parents categorized their children after birth; and the ... More


Racialization and Race-Based Law

Sean T. Mitchell

in Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have witnessed the emergence of a media and scholarly panic in Brazil over an alleged racialization of the citizenry. As affirmative action, ... More


Dominant Castes, from Bullock Capitalists to OBCs?: The Impact of Class Differentiation in Rural India

Christophe Jaffrelot and Kalaiyarasan Arumugam

in Interpreting Politics: Situated Knowledge, India, and the Rudolph Legacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190125011
eISBN:
9780190991296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125011.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Jaffrelot and Kalaiyarasan examines surprising changes in agrarian mobilization in the last decade. After decades of opposing affirmative action, dominant castes are mobilizing to demand affirmative ... More


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