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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


Race, class, and culture in the British racialised social system

Ali Meghji

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter brings the book to a conclusion. I review the contributions this book makes to studies of the Black middle class, critical race theory, cultural sociology, and race and class more ... More


King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Did the Civil rights movement of the Fifties and Sixties fail to address economic issues and to grasp that class, beyond just race, was the main cleavage and the greater hindrance in American ... More


Introduction – Taking off the colour-blind goggles: crafting a study on Britain’s Black middle class

Ali Meghji

in Black middle-class Britannia: Identities, repertoires, cultural consumption

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082.00006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter outlines the book’s aims to analyse how racism and anti-racism influence Black middle class cultural consumption. It begins by summarising the colourblind literature on the middle class, ... More


Towards a triangle of Black middle-class identity

Ali Meghji

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082.00007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter I argue there are three modes of Black middle class identity, which individuals towards each identity mode adopting specific cultural repertoires. Firstly is the identity mode ... More


White spaces: consuming traditional middle-class culture

Ali Meghji

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter I look at spaces of traditional middle class cultural consumption. I argue that my participants construe these spaces as both physically and symbolically White. Physically, these ... More


Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Teresa A. Toulouse and Barbara C. Ewell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Sweet Spots examines the dense meanings of interstitial spaces in New Orleans architecture and culture. “Interstitial space” refers not only to distinctive features of New Orleans’ houses—high ... More


Black Power in Caribbean Context

Kate Quinn

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides a regional and comparative analysis of Black Power in the Caribbean context. It first assesses what “blackness” meant within Caribbean conceptions of Black Power and the extent ... More


Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More


Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


“I Slant My Gags to the Lawrence Welk Gum Chewers”: Nancy and the Vaudeville Aesthetic

Michelle Ann Abate

in Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter Two explores Ernie Bushmiller'sNancy.In what embodies an overlooked facet of the strip, many of its signature traits, central characters, and core qualities can be traced back to one the most ... More


Taking Students to the Field: Barbados

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter describes the experiences of the field school students the authors have taken to the island of Barbados over a 20-year period. There each student lives in a separate rural village with ... More


The Sound of Change: A Musical Transit through the Wounded Modernity of Desdemona

Lenore Kitts

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In Morrison’s performance piece, Desdemona, racial, class and gender politics permeate her “reimagining” of Shakespeare’s play and the tragedy (and voicelessness) of his female protagonist. Kitts ... More


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