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Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Nicola Lacey, David Soskice, Leonidas Cheliotis, and Sappho Xenakis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.001.0001
Subject:
Law

The question of inequality has moved decisively to the top of the contemporary intellectual agenda. Going beyond Thomas Piketty’s focus on wealth, increasing inequalities of various kinds, and their ... More


Tracing the Links between Crime, Punishment, and Inequality: A Challenge for the Social Sciences

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0001
Subject:
Law

The propositions that social inequality shapes crime and punishment, and that crime and punishment themselves cause or exacerbate inequality, are conventional wisdom. Yet, paradoxically, they are ... More


American Exceptionalism in Inequality and Poverty: A (Tentative) Historical Explanation

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0003
Subject:
Law

The United States is a fascinating case study in the complex links between crime, punishment and inequality, standing out as it does in terms of inequality as measured by a number of economic ... More


The Violence of Inequality: Race and Lobbying in the Politics of Crime and Criminal Justice in the United States

Sappho Xenakis and Leonidas K. Cheliotis

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0004
Subject:
Law

There is no shortage of scholarly and other research on the reciprocal relationship that inequality bears to crime, victimisation and contact with the criminal justice system, both in the specific ... More


Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Shannon Speed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653129
eISBN:
9781469653143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous women migrants from Central America and Mexico face harrowing experiences of violence before, during, and after their migration to the United States, like all asylum seekers. But as ... More


Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Jane H. Hong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Over the course of less than a century, the U.S. transformed from a nation that excluded Asians from immigration and citizenship to one that receives more immigrants from Asia than from anywhere else ... More


 “Halbasien” in Asia: East Meets West in Zionist Culture

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beginning with the Young Turk revolution in 1908, this chapter examines the changing conceptions of East and West as they were manifested in Yishuv culture. Zionism's call for a Jewish return to “the ... More


Mapping the Contours of Political Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sketches the concepts of political solidarity and racialized solidarity. Contemporary political theorists have questioned the nature, scope, and basis of political solidarity: Is it ... More


The Bloody Riot of 1919 and Its Consequences

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that the riot of 1919 was a sign that Chicago had a special problem. One of the most violent and prolonged in the history of the country, it became the object of an official ... More


Dealing with Racism—Looking for Justice

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For the scholars who disagree with the solutions put forward in the previous chapter, it is whites who must dismantle the racialized society. But since the majority group benefits from the racialized ... More


The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

Spencer Dew

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647968
eISBN:
9780226648156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648156.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Noble Drew Ali, leader of the Moorish Science Temple of America movement in the early twentieth-century, taught that "citizenship is salvation." This book examines the legacy of Ali's thoughts on ... More


Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Katelyn E. Knox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France Knox turns the tables France’s rhetoric of ‘internal otherness’, asking her reader not to spot those deemed France’s others but rather to ... More


Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Bowen Paulle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Based on nearly six years of fieldwork in and around high poverty secondary schools on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean, this book uses the tools of the teacher-ethnographer to take on questions ... More


I Don't Like the Blues: Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life

B. Brian Foster

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660424
eISBN:
9781469660448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660424.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

How do you love and not like the same thing at the same time? This was the riddle that met Mississippi writer B. Brian Foster when he returned to his home state to learn about Black culture and found ... More


Public Secrets: Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica

Henrice Altink

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620009
eISBN:
9781789623697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Informed by Critical Race Theory and based on a wide range of sources, including official sources, memoirs, and semi-autobiographical fiction, this book examines multiple forms of racial ... More


Black Middle-Class Britannia: Identities, Repertoires, Cultural Consumption

Ali Meghji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book analyses how racism and anti-racism influences Black British middle class cultural consumption. In doing so, this book challenges the dominant understanding of British middle class identity ... More


Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941

Jessica M. Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651347
eISBN:
9781469651361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this compelling narrative of capitalist development and revolutionary response, Jessica M. Kim reexamines the rise of Los Angeles from a small town to a global city against the backdrop of the ... More


Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Swati Rana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A vexed figure inhabits U.S. literature and culture: the visibly racialized immigrant who disavows minority identity and embraces the American dream. Such figures are potent and controversial, for ... More


Protestant Promoters and Jewish Eugenics

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter continues the discussion of religious enthusiasts of eugenics by tracing the support the movement garnered from prominent Protestants such as Rev. Newell Dwight Hillis of Plymouth ... More


A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing on Jamaica, Britain’s most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, A Dark Inheritance explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights ... More


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