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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


From Race Relations to Community Relations

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the activities of the Race Relations Committee, which was established in 1943 and remained after World War II. The new committee created several integrated projects (including ... More


“Intelligent Leadership in the Cause of Racial Brotherhood”: Quakers, Social Science, and the AFSC’s Interracial Activism in the 1930s

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the annual Institute of Race Relations (IRR). The institute recruited many prominent scholars of race and ethnicity, offering individual students, both Quakers and ... More


Racisms and the Race Relations approach

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beginning in the 1960s the UK government has developed the policy area of ‘race relations’. This chapter examines the intellectual antecedents of this policy area from its initial development in the ... More


The Mature Individual or the Mature Society: Social Theory, Social Action, and the Race Problem at Fisk University’s Race Relations Institutes

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Four looks closely at arguments about the significance of prejudice to the race problem in a center of African American intellectual life that aimed explicitly to use social science to inform ... More


The Limits of Campaigning Against Racial Discrimination

Kennetta Hammond Perry

in London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190240202
eISBN:
9780190240226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240202.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It was not until the passage of the Race Relations Act of 1965 that Parliament enacted a national policy explicitly addressing racial discrimination. This chapter examines the role that an ... More


Rethinking anti-racism

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter draws on the work of Karl Marx to critique the Race Relations approach. The author argues that conventional social science (which underpins Race Relations theory) is, in its ... More


Differentiating racism and sectarianism

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the debate regarding whether or not sectarianism should be thought of as something distinct from racism. The author argues that there are many forms of racism – including ... More


A Splendid Storehouse of Facts: Establishing the Survey of Race Relations on the Pacific Coast

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

World War I shocked the internationalist sensibilities of American liberal Protestants, and they responded in the postwar era with renewed efforts to promote cultural and international education, ... More


Expanding Black Settlement in the 1940s: Glenville and Mount Pleasant

Todd M. Michney

in Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows Glenville and Mount Pleasant from World War II into the early post-war years. As increasing numbers of African Americans moved into these historically heavily-Jewish ... More


New Bottle, Same Old Wine: The GOP and Race in the Age of Obama

Russell J. Webster, Donald A. Saucier, and Gregory S. Parks

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The election of Barack Obama has brought race relations and racism to the forefront of America’s consciousness, particularly among Republicans who have recently attempted to woo minority voters into ... More


Introduction

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book. It notes that, since the 1980s, there has been a crisis of anti-racist theory and practice. It also notes that sectarianism in Northern Ireland ... More


How Parliament’s language affects individual rights

Matthew Williams

in How Language Works in Politics: The Impact of Vague Legislation on Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200201
eISBN:
9781529200225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how Parliament's use of language affects individual rights. Focusing on cases pertaining to the Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 and the Employment Equality ... More


Once I Was an American: Asian North American Resistance in the Interwar Period

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Debates over racial inclusion and exclusion reached a turning point in 1922 when the U.S. Supreme Court denied Japan-born Takao Ozawa’s application for naturalization on racial grounds and reinforced ... More


Silver Lining: New Deals for Asian Americans, 1924–1941

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the debate over Asian immigration exclusion between the enactment of Japanese exclusion and World War II. During this time, prominent opponents of Japanese exclusion shifted ... More


Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Chris Gilligan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book makes a contribution to the discussion on the crisis of anti-racism and the need to rethink anti-racism. The author argues that rethinking anti-racism necessitates clearing up some ... More


Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two ... More


“The White Wife Problem:” Sex, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa

Carina E. Ray

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the difficulties faced by interracial couples - primarily West African men and British or German women - in gaining acceptance in society in the interwar years in Britain and West ... More


Ethnic inequalities under New Labour: progress or entrenchment?

Coretta Phillips

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines ethnic inequalities under New Labour. When the party was elected to government in 1997, it inherited a legacy of ethnic inequalities in housing, education, employment, health, ... More


Ethnic inequalities: another 10 years of the same?

Phillips Coretta

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines New Labour's strategies to reduce ethnic inequalities. It evaluates the impact of general policies and specifically targeted initiatives on longstanding inequalities between ... More


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