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Beyond Ferguson: Integrating Critical Race Theory and the “Social Psychology of Criminal Procedure”

Priscilla Ocen

in The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479831548
eISBN:
9781479801800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831548.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this chapter, Priscilla Ocen responds to Mona Lynch’s essay by applying Lynch’s social psychology model to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and to the problem of discretionary racism more ... 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


Legal Theory and Language

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter offers a brief introduction to topics and approaches in legal theory and language. It offers a critical summary of the differences between natural law and legal positivism, describes in ... More


Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Mollie Godfrey

Vershawn Ashanti Young (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bringing together fifteen essays by leading scholars, including a theoretical introduction by the editors and an insightful foreword and afterword by Gayle Wald and Michele Elam, respectively, this ... More


Posthuman Rap

Justin Adams Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being ... More


Diagnosing the Ailments of Black Citizenship: African American Physicians and the Politics of Mental Illness, 1895–1940

Martin Summers

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Martin Summers This chapter argues that black physicians’ understandable preoccupation with somatic diseases such as tuberculosis, syphilis, and pellagra–diseases that allowed them to highlight the ... More


Making Crack Babies: Race Discourse and the Biologization of Behavior

Jason E. Glenn

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Jason E. Glenn This essay explores the role that crack baby narratives played in redefining race in America. It helped policymakers come to a consensus as to how newly-coded racial discourses of ... More


uBuntu, Pluralism, and the Responsibility of Legal Academics

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that uBuntu as an important foundational ethic to the entire new South Africa. The chapter also raises the question about why it has been so difficult for the academy in South ... More


“An Indispensable Service”: Midwives and Medical Officials after New Mexico Statehood

Lena Mcquade-Salzfass

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Lena McQuade Documenting the history of New Mexican midwives, known as parteras, this chapter foregrounds the racialization of birth practices and practitioners in the decades following New Mexico’s ... More


An Abolitionism Worthy of the Name: From the Death Penalty to the Prison Industrial Complex

Lisa Guenther

in Deconstructing the Death Penalty: Derrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280100
eISBN:
9780823281541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280100.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In Derrida’s lectures on the death penalty, the United States figures as “both exemplary and exceptional." Derrida acknowledges the racist structure of state violence in the United States, but he ... More


Borders, Laborers, and Racialized Medicalization: Mexican Immigration and U.S. Public Health Practices in the Twentieth Century

Natalia Molina

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Natalia Molina This chapter provides insight into how public health and immigration policies intersected and informed one another when it came to Mexican immigration through an examination of key ... More


“Hunger in America” and the Power of Television: Poor People, Physicians, and the Mass Media in the War against Poverty

Laurie B. Green

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Laurie B. Green By tracing the origins of the award-winning 1968 CBS documentary, “Hunger in America,” back to the “discovery of hunger” in the Mississippi Delta by U.S. senators and physicians a ... More


Suffering and Resistance, Voice and Agency: Thoughts on History and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Susan M. Reverby

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Susan M. Reverby Voice and agency and resistance and suffering have been the operating tropes in historical analysis of race and medicine. Rather than opening analysis, it is argued that focus on ... More


Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Laurie B. Green, John Mckiernan-González, and Martin Summers (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This collection of essays explores the complex interplay between disease as biological phenomenon, illness as a subjective experience, race as an ideological construct, and racism as a material ... More


Theoretical Conclusions

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter eight showcases our theoretical interpretations of our findings reviewed in chapters three through seven. Featuring racial and gender inequalities, which we call the system of colonial ... More


Curing the Nation with Cacti: Native Healing and State Building before the Texas Revolution

Mark Allan Goldberg

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Mark Goldberg This chapter explores the state’s adoption of a peyote remedy during the 1833 cholera epidemic in the Texas-Mexico borderlands. The episode revealed contests over what practices elites ... More


At the Nation’s Edge: African American Migrants and Smallpox in theLate-Nineteenth-Century Mexican–American Borderlands

John Mckiernan-González

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

John McKiernan-Gonzalez Camp Jenner, a quarantine camp on the Texas border for black migrants, provides an unexpected lens on medical authority and black migrant citizenship in 1895. The returning ... More


Professionalizing “Local Girls”: Nursing and U.S. Colonial Rule in Hawai‘i, 1920–1948

Jean J. Kim

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Jean Kim This chapter examines the multiple colonial roots of “local girls,” or indigenous Hawaiian, Asian, and mixed-race women working in Hawai’i as nurses in the early twentieth century and how ... More


“A Transformation for Migrants”: Mexican Farmworkers and Federal Health Reform during the New Deal Era

Verónica Martínez-Matsuda

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Veronica Martinez-Matsuda This chapter documents how the U.S. Farm Security Administration aimed to improve Mexican farmworkers’ dire health status through direct medical treatment and social and ... More


Complicating Colonial Narratives: Medical Encounters around the Salish Sea, 1853–1878

Jennifer Seltz

in Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690466
eISBN:
9781452949444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690466.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Jennifer Seltz This essay examines conflicts over the meaning of Native people’s health and illness in mid-nineteenth-century western Washington Territory. Arguments about who bore responsibility for ... More


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