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From Shortys to Old Heads: Contemporary Social Trajectories of African American Males Across the Life Course

Waldo E. Johnson

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of early studies on the social status of African American men. It identifies the psychosocial, physical and mental health challenges faced by African ... More


Men Do Matter: The Socially Supportive Role of the African American “Uncle” in the Lives of Single-Female Headed Households and At-Risk African American Male Youth

Joseph B. Richardson

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the role of nonbiological fathers, specifically the African American “uncle” as a vital but often overlooked source of social support in the lives of African American male ... More


Health and Young African American Men: An Inside View

Joseph E. Ravenell

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Young and middle-aged African American men (15-45 years old) are disproportionately affected by accidental injury, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and cardiovascular disease. These conditions are ... More


Being Young, Muslim, and American in Brooklyn

Moustafa Bayoumi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter investigates what is like to be young, Muslim, and male in Brooklyn, New York. Muslim youth in the United States, particularly Arab American men, who have come of age after the terrorist ... More


At the Intersection of HIV/AIDS Disparities: Young African American Men Who Have Sex With Men

Brian Mustanski, Amy Johnson, and Robert Garofalo

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the HIV/AIDS epidemiology of young African American men who have sex with men (MSM) and the characteristics that affect prevention efforts within the African American MSM ... More


HIV Infection among Gay and Bisexual Men

Patrick S. Sullivan and Richard J. Wolitski

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes HIV prevalence and incidence among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It details disparities in HIV rates relative to heterosexual men and draws particular attention to ... More


Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

C. Winter Han

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In gay bars and nightclubs across America, and in gay-oriented magazines and media, the buff, macho, White gay man is exalted as the ideal. For gay Asian American men, often viewed by their peers as ... More


“Is this the Man?”:: White Girls’ Participation in Southern Lynchings

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The high number of white girls and teenagers who accused black men of sexual assault in the Jim Crow South brings into question their motivations for doing so and the reasons why the white community ... More


“You Can Stay at My Crib, I Will Show You My ’Hood”: Interethnic Male Friendship

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses Lee’s film Enter the Dragon (1973) to explore the theme of interethnic male friendship between African American and Chinese men in Frank Chin’s novel, Gunga Din Highway, and two ... More


It’s Like They Don’t See Us at All: Race and Racism in Gay America

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter analyzes the nature of racism experienced by gay Asian American men in the larger gay community. Racism in the gay community is based largely on beliefs about the desirability of one ... More


Outsourcing the American Dream: Transforming Men’s Virtual Fantasies into Social Realities

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at men's chat-room exchanges alongside the emergence of a self-help culture and the formation of global masculinity wedded to U.S. expansion, free trade, and empire. It also draws ... More


. Becoming Men in Burning Sands: Student Identity, Masculinity, and Image Construction in Black Greek-Letter Collegiate Fraternities

T. Elon Dancy II

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the complex relationships of race, gender, and student identity within the context of black Greek-letter fraternities (BGLFs). It shows how BGLFs promote a kind of black ... More


Asian Girls Are Prettier: How Drag Queens Saved Us

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the methods used by gay Asian American men to combat the stigma of race and sexuality. Rather than being passive recipients of dominant racist and sexist discourse, gay Asian ... More


Maritime Destiny as Manifest Destiny

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers how domestic rhetoric about Native Americans shaped how the republic's citizens abroad understood peoples they encountered. Frontier language and the discourses of civilization ... More


Introduction

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to show how North Carolina's black men and women were equally engaged in community-based activism during the Jim Crow era. Central ... More


Finding Home in Gaysian America: Constructing Gay Asian Male Identities

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the ways in which gay Asian American men construct social identities within the larger confines of race and sexuality, paying attention to how they construct these identities ... More


“They Do a Pretty Thorough Background Check”: Tha Employment and African American Men

David S. Pedulla

in Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175102
eISBN:
9780691200071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175102.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter tackles issues related to the temporary help agency (THA) experience. Stratified stories also play a role here in shaping the ways that THA experiences influence how African American men ... More


“Let the white man put himself in the negro's place”: Black Men Navigate the Terrain of Race Ambassador

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the institutional efforts of North Carolina's leading black men to promote racial pride, progress, and a dignified manhood within the black race while fostering interracial ... More


“Badge of a man”: Gender and Fraternity in North Carolina's Black Secret Society

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter assesses the construction and contestation of black manhood within private male-dominated spaces. The proceedings of North Carolina's Grand Lodge of Prince Hall Masons reveal the ... More


Introduction: Geisha of a Different Kind

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This introductory chapter briefly describes how western society constructed the identity of the Asian American gay man and how this influenced the way they see themselves and what it means to be both ... More


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