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The Risky Cartography of Drawing Moral Maps: With Special Reference to Economic Inequality and Sex-Selective Abortion1

Richard A. Shweder

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

During much of the 20th century the ranking of cultures, civilizations, and religions from better to worse was out of fashion in American cultural anthropology. Nevertheless, in recent decades global ... More


How Long? How Long?: Mounting Frustration within the Black Majority, 1956–1968

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with urban renewal, which destroyed the entire quadrant of Southwest Washington in the late 1950s. The catastrophic impact of urban renewal helped catalyze an era of grassroots ... More


Government Cannot Solve Our Problems: Legacies of Displacement

Greta de Jong

in You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines connections between reponses to labor displacement in the 1960s rural South and the mass layoffs that afflicted industrial workers later in the twentieth century. Antigovernment ... More


A Drain on Taxpayers: Graduate School Segregation and the Road to Brown

Camille Walsh

in Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four looks at the NAACP's strategies in fighting for desegregated graduate school education leading up to the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The organization's legal strategy changed ... More


The Enemy Within: Drug Gangs and Police Militarization

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Reductions to social service and urban aid budgets by the Reagan administration, economic crises, and growing conservatism among middle-class white voters reshaped political possibilities during the ... More


Subsidizing Capital and Expanding Low-Wage Work

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter looks at the background of San Diego’s inner city revitalization, the targeting and subsidization of specific industries, and the politics involved in the process. Since the 1970s, ... More


Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

Laura Visser-Maessen

in Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627984
eISBN:
9781469628004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627984.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Elaborating on the previous chapter, this section examines how the 1963 Freedom Vote, the 1964 Hattiesburg Freedom Day, and the acceptance of plans for a massive Freedom Summer Project utilizing ... More


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