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The making and shaping of Belfast: an emplaced approach

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter outlines the segregated nature of housing and education in Belfast and its impact on young people who grow up in segregated localities. These territorial and educational divisions mask ... More


Overcoming Challenges

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

As one explanation for the longevity and centrality of lay midwifery in southern childbirth culture, chapter 11 focuses on the lack of medical support and hospital facilities available to African ... More


African American Women Turn to Hospital Birth

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Once given an option African American women in the south chose physician managed hospitalized childbirth, but their experience was generally unsatisfactory for the reasons explored in this chapter. ... More


The Double V: Racism during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants (ed.)

in Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

African Americans in North Carolina were third class citizens with lower levels of education, higher disease and death rates, and higher unemployment while living in a segregated society that left ... More


Wade-In: Lawson Thomas and the Potent Combination of Direct Action and Negotiation

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Before May 1945, African Americans were legally prohibited from swimming anywhere in Biscayne Bay. That month, Miami lawyer Lawson Thomas led a small demonstration to provide beach access, the first ... More


Island Pleasures: Memories of African American Life at Virginia Key Beach

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Virginia Key Beach Park opened as a segregated beach in August 1945. In the next several decades it became a major gathering place for African Americans from Miami’s Dade County as well as countless ... More


“Occupied Territory”: Mapping the Spatial Geographies of White Identity and Violence

Veronica T. Watson

in The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038891
eISBN:
9781621039808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038891.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter considers the insights and contributions of Melba Patillo Beals as well as other African American artists and intellectuals of the Civil Rights era who struggled not only to document ... More


The Kailyard Comes to London: The Progressive Potential of Romantic Convention in Annie S. Swan’s A Victory Won

Lisa C. Robertson

in Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Annie S. Swan’s novel A Victory Won (1895) in the context of the generic conventions of the kailyard genre. Despite the novel’s romantic representation of the fictional ‘Barker ... More


Critical Access Studies

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, social, and ... More


Unfair Housing

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

in Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653662
eISBN:
9781469653686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653662.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Great Migration saw millions of African Americans move from rural areas to cities between the 1940s and 1970s. The existence of segregated housing meant that African Americans were forced into ... More


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