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Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Christine Scodari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For over two decades, the media have chronicled escalating participation in family history prompted by, among other things, the aging of Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, the growing availability of ... More


Introduction: Genealogy Today

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction narrates the author’s experiences with and practices of family history that led to her decision to critically investigate genealogy media and culture from the perspective of race, ... More


Unraveling Genealogy Culture

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter Two gauges hegemonic and/or resistive meanings, readings, or outcomes in or related to traditional and digital institutions, tools, texts, practices, participatory cultures, and identities ... More


Tubular Genealogy I: Race, Ethnicity, and Intersectional Identities in Family History Television and Related Practices

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The third chapter interprets discourses of post-identity, race/ethnicity, and intersections with gender and class in terms of salient issues and historical contexts such as slavery, Jim Crow, ... More


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