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Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Sarah Florini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a culture dominated by discourses of “colorblindness” but still rife with structural racism, digital and social media have become a resource for Black Americans navigating a society that ... More


Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Melissa Schwartzberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Protests abound in contemporary political life, including in the United States: One-fifth of Americans reported having participated in a political protest between early 2016 and early 2018. Protest ... More


Conclusion: Race, Culture, and Digital Studies

Sarah Florini

in Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Beyond Hashtags concludes with a brief discussion of the radical changes in the dominant racial discourse that have taken place since the 2016 presidential election. In noting the decreased ... More


The Signs of the World: The ‘Wondrous’ Divisions of the Early 1530s

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at the increasingly public divisions between the clergy and the laity, conservatives and reformers in the early years of the English Reformation. It charts the role of literary ... More


Apostle to the British

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During Pratt’s imprisonment, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles prepared to launch a joint British mission. Days after arriving in Illinois, Pratt participated in the mass healing occasion known as ... More


James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041747
eISBN:
9780252050411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041747.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few literary figures are as commonly referenced in contemporary culture as James Baldwin. In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the election of Donald Trump, and daily debates about walls, ... More


Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

David W. McIvor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its ... More


The Radical Possibilities of Protest

Amna A. Akbar

in Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter raises four questions about the capacity of Candice Delmas’s uncivil disobedience framework to understand more radical possibilities of protest. First, protest is important not simply ... More


No Justice, No Peace: Uncivil Protest and the Politics Of Confrontation

JosÉ Medina

in Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter defends a confrontational view of protest that puts civil and uncivil protest in a continuum and argues for the contextual legitimacy of uncivil protest. The chapter argues both against ... More


Defining Nonviolence as a Matter of Law and Politics

Tabatha Abu El-Haj

in Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Recent years have seen the reinvigoration of disruptive political protest — from the Occupy Movement, to Black Lives Matter, to the Women’s Marches. These sorts of disruptive outdoor assemblies, ... More


Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century

Dewey W. Hall and Jillmarie Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979046
eISBN:
9781789629705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century is comprised of a diverse collection of essays featuring analyses of literary women writers, ... More


Wholes and Ends

Stephen R.L. Clark

in Aristotle's Man: Speculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245162
eISBN:
9780191680847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245162.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The world is best understood in terms of a complex of wholes that are more than the aggregates of their parts and are to be picked out in terms of their ends. Aristotle's talk of Nature, of Being, ... More


Back to Work

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

The final chapter briefly touches on Richardson’s second divorce but focuses on her difficulties finding and keeping employment. After holding a series of jobs in various corporate and not-for-profit ... More


Guilty, Not Guilty, Nullify: Nullification in an Age of Abolition

Sonali Chakravarti

in Radical Enfranchisement in the Jury Room and Public Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226654157
eISBN:
9780226654324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226654324.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

While arguments for greater awareness about nullification, the power of a jury to render a not guilty verdict even if the burden of proof has been met, and the critical role it plays within the legal ... More


Racial Realities

Natsu Taylor Saito

in Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814723944
eISBN:
9780814708170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723944.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

In the 1960s, global decolonization and the civil rights movement inspired hope for structural change in the United States, but more than fifty years later, racial disparities in income and wealth, ... More


Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Archives of Injustice

Edward Whitley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ed Whitley’s chapter describes a project in which students study the curatorial work of Harriet Beecher Stowe in The Key to “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” alongside current examples of digital activism to ... More


The Hell Drawer

Susan G. Davis

in Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Legman completed and published two volumes of his studies of sexual humor, The Rationale of the Dirty Joke and No Laughing Matter. In these books he presented ... More


Bringing Mankind to the Moon: The Human Rights Narrative in the Space Age

P. J. Blount and David Miguel Molina

in NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066202
eISBN:
9780813065205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066202.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, P. J. Blount and David Molina trace NASA’s attempted counternarrative of social value and a policy of liberal equality rooted in the concept of “all mankind.” They consider whether ... More


Coda: African American Literature Post-Obama

Cameron Leader-Picone

in Black and More than Black: African American Fiction in the Post Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824516
eISBN:
9781496824547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This coda briefly addresses the election of Donald Trump and the implications of an increasingly visible white nationalist movement on the arguments of the book. The coda also analyzes elements of ... More


‘Beast of No Nation’: Bribery, Corruption and Late Colonial Administration in: No Longer at Ease

Katherine Isobel Baxter

in Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420839
eISBN:
9781474476478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420839.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter Four explores the competing demands made upon young Nigerian civil servants in the colonial administration, through an examination of Chinua Achebe’s novel No Longer at Ease. The chapter ... More


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