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Principles and Strategies

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a framework for developing partnerships with nontraditional settings. The four levels of community service delivery and intervention strategies for communities of color are ... More


Tough-on-Crime for You, Serve-and-Protect for Me

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the United States' support for the highly aggressive enforcement of extremely broad criminal laws in the country. It seeks to understand the primary mechanism that has been ... More


The Molecular is Political

Sara Shostak

in Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 considers how environmental justice activists perceive the ascendance of research on gene-environment interaction. This chapteropens with a case study of a 2002 court case-Tamiko Jones, et ... More


The Squandered Brilliance of Our Disposable Youth

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter addresses the education inequities in the United States, and distinguishes between “public schools” and “charter schools.” Though the chapter recognizes that this is itself ... More


“We Shall Serve with Fidelity and Zeal”

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the engagement of free people of color with various aspects of the law. Foremost among them were the free militiamen of African descent, Place d'Armes, who attempted to stake a ... More


3 “We Shall Serve with Fidelity and Zeal”

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the engagement of free people of color with various aspects of the law. Foremost among them were the free militiamen of African descent, Place d'Armes, who attempted to stake ... More


Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Latino small businesses provide social, economic, and cultural comfort to their communities. They are also excellent facilitators of community capacity—a major component of effective social work ... More


The Racism Profiteers

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins by recounting the experiences of Anna Jones, Carlil Pittman, and Mónica Acosta who endured a persistent emotional and psychological torture that comes from the knowledge that ... More


The challenges of cross‑racial coalition building

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the possibilities of building cross-racial coalitions between the white working class and communities of color as the United States transitions from majority white to a minority ... More


Brown Spots on the Apple: Brown Gentrification and the Repurposing of Polluted Properties

Melissa Checker

in The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479835089
eISBN:
9781479859245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835089.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The term “brown gentrification” describes the selective remediation and repurposing of toxic properties for profit. This chapter focuses on brownfield cleanup programs, which incentivize private ... More


State-Sanctioned Violence Definition, Parameters, and Conceptual Foundation

Melvin Delgado

in State-Sanctioned Violence: Advancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190058463
eISBN:
9780190058494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058463.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social work’s quest takes on greater significance at this critical time in the nation’s history, responding to a society that has persisted in marginalizing groups because of the color of their skin, ... More


Archaeological Histories of the Silas Tobias and Jacob and Hannah Hart Sites

Christopher N. Matthews

in A Struggle for Heritage: Archaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066684
eISBN:
9780813058870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066684.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 provides an overview of the historical and archaeological data collected for this study. The history and of the occupants of the Silas Tobias and Jacob and Hannah Hart sites are outlined. ... More


Hawaiian Indians and Black Kanakas: Racial Trajectories of Diasporic Kanaka Laborers

David A. Chang

in The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter looks at the circumstances of Kanaka laborers in New England and in California, emphasizing the ways that Kānaka Maoli entered into indigenous communities and other communities of color ... More


Defeating Goliath

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins with the introduction of a small group of racism profiteers who has been aggressively implementing an agenda that, while enormously beneficial for them, has been devastating to ... More


The lived experience of being white and working class

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that definitions of the white working class, which have been used extensively, need to be reconsidered. Typically, these definitions focus on non-Hispanic white people without a ... More


A Struggle for Heritage: Archaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

Christopher N. Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066684
eISBN:
9780813058870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066684.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A Struggle for Heritage draws on extensive archaeological, archival, and oral historical research and sets a remarkable standard for projects that engage a descendant community left out of the ... More


Trajectories

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author discusses in this chapter how he, as a child of two white artists, ended up living in the inner city—in the projects of 1969, no less. He notes that his father worked part-time in an art ... More


Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Jim Freeman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

More than fifty years after the civil rights movement, there are still glaring racial inequities all across the United States. This book explains why this is so, as it reveals the hidden strategy ... More


State-Sanctioned Violence: Advancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190058463
eISBN:
9780190058494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058463.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The role and function of the state is not to harm its residents but rather to help them develop their potential and meet their basic human needs. The importance of violence is well attested to by ... More


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