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 Critical Issues in Retrieving Women's Experience

Margaret D. Kamitsuka

in Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311624
eISBN:
9780199785643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311624.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although retrieving women's experience textually and ethnographically is pivotal for feminist theology, problematic assumptions are at work in the way feminist theologians undertake this task. Using ... More


In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Rhonda M. Roorda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming “color-blind,” a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, ... More


The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why do white students have better test scores than black students in American schools? In this engaging book, Derrick Darby and John L. Rury answer this vexing question with novel historical ... More


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

W.E.B. Du Bois

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This volume assembles essential essays by W. E. B. Du Bois from 1894 to early 1906. These show the first formulations of some of his most famous ideas, namely, “the veil,” “double-consciousness,” and ... More


Moscow’s Quest for a Privileged Role

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines the strategic evolution and dilemmas of Russia, the region's former imperial power and continued privileged partner. The chapter analyzes Moscow's broad range of levers of ... More


Anti-Terrorism, Democratization, and Human Rights

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 explores how cooperation between the Central Asian security services and their United States, Russia, and China counterparts on counterterrorism has eroded human rights norms. ... More


Realism, Antirealism, Relationism

M. Chirimuuta

in Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the solutions to the problem of color ontology which have been proposed within recent analytic philosophy. It presents three main genera of colour ontologies: realism (e.g. ... More


Perceptual Pragmatism

M. Chirimuuta

in Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers whether there can be any such thing as a naturalized metaphysics of color—a straightforward distillation of the ontological commitments of vision science. The first part of the ... More


In the Spirit of Niagara

Gary Dorrien

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The civil rights movement began in 1884 with a call for what became the National Afro-American League; it had a brilliant movement of hope in the Niagara Movement of 1905 to 1909; it entered a second ... More


Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Christina A. Sue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Land of the Cosmic Race is a richly-detailed ethnographic account of the role that race and color play in organizing the lives and thoughts of mixed-race Mexicans. It presents a ... More


Graph Theory: A Look Back—The Road Ahead

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book concludes with an epilogue, which traces the evolution of graph theory, from the conceptualization of the Königsberg Bridge Problem and its generalization by Leonhard Euler, whose solution ... More


The 1990s–2000s: “I’m Beautiful and I’m Here”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Chapter 5 discusses a group of musicals produced around 2000 that foreground race / ethnicity as well as gender: Parade, Caroline, or Change, The Color Purple, and In the Heights. By studying key ... More


Coloring Graphs

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers the concept of coloring the vertices of a graph by focusing on the Four Color Problem. It begins with a discussion of three mathematics problems that involve conjecture, ... More


Outerness without Ontological Commitment

M. Chirimuuta

in Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Numerous authors have claimed that color relationism is simply not compatible with the deliverances of introspectible experience. But is the non-relationality of color as easily recovered from ... More


A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Keith P. Feldman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A Shadow over Palestine brings a new, deeply informed, and transnational perspective to the decades and the cultural forces that have shaped sharply differing ideas of Israel’s standing with the ... More


Racial revisionism, caste revisited: whiteness, blackness, and Barack Obama

Darryl G. Barthé

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

A historical overview of U.S. racial policies and practices ranging from segregation, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights battle to end racial caste systems and the subordinate status of African ... More


Teaching Welty’s A Curtain of Green in an American Studies Freshman Seminar

Susan V. Donaldson

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay focuses on introducing students in an American Studies intensive writing freshman seminar on southern women writers to the cultural context of Eudora Welty’s first volume A Curtain of ... More


Primitive Colors: A Case Study in Neo-pragmatist Metaphysics and Philosophy of Perception

Joshua Gert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198785910
eISBN:
9780191840579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book is both an account of the nature of color and color perception, and an exercise in neo-pragmatist theorizing. Neo-pragmatism rejects representationalism, which is the standard strategy for ... More


Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Days of Awe examines the stories of the American-Jewish Palestine solidarity movement and Jewish critics of the occupation. Atalia Omer demonstrates that critical resistance to the Israeli occupation ... More


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