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‘Good to Think’: The American Reference in French Discourses of Immigration and Ethnicity

Éric Fassin

in Multicultural Questions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Eric Fassin tackles the same theme from a sociology of knowledge angle. He shows how the ‘rhetoric of America’ in France has served the political purposes of French intellectuals, who found in the ... More


Fifty Years of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination: A Living Instrument

David Keane and Annapurna Waughray (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784993047
eISBN:
9781526132284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993047.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Fifty Years of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination is the very first edited collection on ICERD, the oldest of the UN human rights treaties. With a ... 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


Civil Rights Era (1955–72)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Arthur E. McFarlane II, great grandson of W. E. B. Du Bois and advocate for the preservation of cultural heritage Lora Kay (pseudonym), principal of a charter school in Washington, D.C. Chester ... More


Post–Civil Rights Era (1973–Present)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Vershawn A. Young, author and scholar Michelle M. Hughes, adoption attorney and adoptive mother Mahisha Dellinger, CEO and founder of Curls Deneta Howland Sells, physician and civil rights advocate ... More


Moving Beyond the Controversy of the Transracial Adoption of Black and Biracial Children

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

More than forty years since the National Association of Black Social Workers vehemently opposed to the adoptions of Black children by White parents calling it “cultural genocide,” transracial ... More


Last Lap: Work and Pregnancy

Nancy Woloch

in A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691002590
eISBN:
9781400866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691002590.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the legal challenges that workplace pregnancy posed in the 1970s and 1980s. Debates about workplace pregnancy revived clashes about difference and equality that had vexed the ... More


Where there is no financial contribution

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Before the Act of 1970, there might have been much debate as to whether the wife had made financial contributions of sufficient substance to entitle her to a share in the house. The author feels sure ... More


The Case Law: Expanding Protection

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter charts the remarkable course and expansion of Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination. It follows the path of this exclusively judge-made expansion of law from the Supreme Court’s ... More


Neutrality

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores both the power and the limitations of neutrality arguments in the context of sex discrimination law. It explains why courts have never equated sex equality with formal sex ... More


Antisubordination

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the ways in which antisubordination concerns augment those about the need for neutrality in contemporary antidiscrimination jurisprudence. It explains how antisubordination ... More


Status

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the focus on status, as opposed to conduct, in American antidiscrimination law. It argues that an expanding conception of gender as status is driving the current protection of ... More


The Race Paradox

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores a paradox: at a time when the scope of Title VII’s sex discrimination protection is expanding dramatically to protect individual expressions of gender identity in the workplace, ... More


A Historical Perspective of Women’s Activism in Hong Kong

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter outlines the major historical aspects of women's activism during the British colonial period (1843–1997) and the emergence of feminist politics in the lead up to governance under the PRC ... More


Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Karin Fischer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Separate but equal? Schools and the politics of religion and diversity in the Republic of Ireland focuses on the historical and current place of religion in the Irish education system from the ... More


Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Tanya Katerí Hernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Commanding greater public attention is the idea that discrimination against multiracial (racially-mixed) people is a distinctive challenge to the enforcement of civil rights law. This perspective is ... More


Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Dale L. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is a series of narratives about the changing landscapes of America—not only the natural landscapes, but the social, political, and economic landscapes—and how they all contributed to the ... More


Property and Succession Rights☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Both in the law of property and the law of succession Scots law has historically contained rules discriminating against women, restricting their rights and limiting their control over property and ... More


Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More


Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

Sally Witcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300038
eISBN:
9781447307730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In an era of ongoing economic failures, as governments cut support to the poorest, the richest continue to get richer and those in-between are squeezed by rising costs and flagging incomes, the ... More


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