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Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book analyzes the larger racial significance of the quick conviction and death sentence given to a likely insane Japanese American, Myles Fukunaga, for murdering a White boy, Gill Jamieson, in ... More


Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Sora Y. Han

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers original readings of the ideal of colorblindness in canonical cases to the critical study of race and law. It does this by deconstructing and tracing colorblindness as a fantasmatic ... More


Identity, Belief, and Bias

Geoffrey L. Cohen

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents research on the social psychology of identity and belief. Beliefs tied to long-held identities resist change and bias the processing of new information. Theoe phenomena help ... More


Closing Rank: Power and Colorblindness

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the dominant racial ideology of colorblindness conforms to particular frames used by welfare rights activists to describe the way in which their organizations struggle with ... More


Aftermath of Death Sentence: Racial, Legal, and Community

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter covers the period after Fukunaga was given the death sentence to more than a year later, including his execution in November 1929. It reviews the legal appeals to save him from being ... More


Conclusion: Fukunaga and Kahahawai

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Conclusion provides a racial comparison between the Fukunaga and Kahahawai cases and argues that Joe Kahahawai was also raced to death after being falsely accused of raping Thalia Massie. Based ... More


Competing Visions for Postwar Georgia 1946

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the state of southern politics in the 1940s and describes the economic, social, and political tensions within the one-party South at this time, suggesting that by the end of ... More


Pulling Rank: Gender and Class Colorblindness

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the implications of activists using intersections of gender and class marginalization within the framework of colorblindness. These frame categories are “gendered ... More


The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Danielle Clealand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Power of Race in Cuba analyzes racial ideologies that negate the existence of racism and their effect on racial progress and activism through the lens of Cuba. Since 1959, Fidel Castro and the ... More


Introduction: Civil Rights and Classical Liberalism

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the objectives of this book which are, first, to recapture the classical liberal tradition through the writings of men and women missing from other civil rights anthologies; ... More


Individualists in an Age of Group Discrimination: 1965–Present

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Classical liberals faced a dilemma with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, where several provisions struck down state-sponsored discrimination in the South. However, two sections mandated ... More


Race and/or Ethnicity in Hawai‘i: What’s the Difference and What Difference Does It Make?

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that ethnicity is the dominant organizing principle of social relations in Hawai‘i since the 1970s when it superseded race. This contention is based on the social construction of ... More


Introduction: Letters of the Law

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Drawing on concepts from critical race theory, feminist psychoanalysis and deconstruction, the Introduction exposits and explains the importance of developing a protocol of reading the law’s language ... More


Fury in the “Promised Land”: Comic Rage in George C. Wolfe’s and Paul Beatty’s

Terrence T. Tucker

in Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054360
eISBN:
9780813053059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054360.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines the development of comic rage after the civil rights movement. These works push back against the popular narrative of America’s colorblindness and that the 1980s initiated a ... More


The (Re)production of Family

Kimberly D. McKee

in Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042287
eISBN:
9780252051128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042287.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter investigates the sexual and social reproductive disjunctures produced by international adoption as well as how this dissonance impacts the racialization of the family. Engaging ... More


Conclusion: In the Light of Midnight

Douglas Hartmann

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This final chapter draws out the broader implications of this case study of midnight basketball for sport studies and sport policy, the sociology of race and the African American experience, cultural ... More


Breaking Rank: Race and Class Consciousness

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies the “race and class consciousness” frames that challenge the dominant racial ideology of colorblindness. Colorblindness frames articulate different forms of marginalization in a ... More


Crossing Over: Rethinking Movement Organization

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the dynamics of the only organization in Minnesota in which both women of color and white women embrace race and class consciousness frames. It also explores political and ... More


Rhyme and Reason: “Post-Race” and the Politics of Colorblind Racism

Roopali Mukherjee

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the evolution of the term “post-racial” and traces the discursive and rhetorical career of the term “colorblindness” to demonstrate how the conservative Right's appropriation of ... More


The End of Racism?: Colorblind Racism and Popular Media

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and Austin Ashe

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the discursive strategies utilized by both the media and popular culture in their commentaries on the Obama moment. These strategies—referred to as “racial grammar”—serve as a ... More


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