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Disentangling Race-Gender Work Experiences: Second-Generation Caribbean Young Adults in New York City

Nancy Lopez

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies how the real work experiences of second-generation Caribbean young adults influence their views on the role of education in their lives. The first section discusses the segmented ... More


Precarious Labourers of Love: Queer kinship, reproductive labour and biopolitics1

Ulrika Dahl

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores how different forms of reproductive labour create different precarities within LGBTQ parenting and kin-making in contemporary Sweden. It especially considers the precarisation ... More


Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Sylvia Chan-Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Being U.S. Muslims: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam offers a previously untold story of Islam in the United States that foregrounds the voices, experiences, and images of ... More


Emilio Fernández, Gabriel Figueroa, and the Race for Mexico’s Body: Immunization and Lamarckian Genetics

David S. Dalton

in Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400394
eISBN:
9781683400523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400394.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter looks at an especially interesting articulation of the posthuman within the indigenista films of Emilio “El Indio” Fernández. It identifies an attempt to modernize indigenous peasants by ... More


Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Gabriele Griffin and Doris Leibetseder (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This volume is concerned with the ways in which bioprecarity, here understood as the vulnerabilization of people as embodied selves, is created through regulations and norms that encourage ... More


Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, and the Matter of Being

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 2 discusses flesh’s collateral genealogy, suggesting that the recurrence of “cross dressing” and cross gender modes of escape in fugitive slave narratives engenders a way of seeing fungible ... More


Reading the “Trans-” in Transatlantic Literature: On the “Female” within Three Negro Classics

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 takes up the trans/gender implications of The Three Negro Classics, which is a compilation of Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, and James ... More


All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Emily L. Thuma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence is a history of grassroots activism by, for, and about incarcerated domestic violence survivors, criminalized rape resisters, ... More


Too Diverse?: Race, Gender, and Affect in Church

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter One traces debates on race and gender church leadership, asking why racialized and radicalized leaders stay involved despite racist microaggressions and celebration of police. I argue that ... More


Lament for a People: Women Singers and New Nationalist Victimhood

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

in Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the increased participation and success of female performers in radical nationalist music. While discussing musicians throughout the west and historically in Sweden, it ... 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


Masculinity Forged Under Siege: The Indian Mutiny of 1857

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

in Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter contextualises the 1857 Indian Mutiny within its cultural and literary history and examines the construction of 19th century imperial masculinity against its backdrop. It examines two ... More


Pastor–Diva–Citizen: The Reverend Dr. Brent Hawkes, Homonormative Melancholia, and the Limits of Celebrity

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Two evaluates the public ministry of longtime pastor Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, focusing on police brutality and the state funeral of beloved progressive politician Jack Layton. While Hawkes’ ... More


Law and Objectivity: How People Are Treated*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Law and Objectivity” concentrates on how far laws do and should take into account individual characteristics, perceptions, and circumstances, rather than general and objective standards. Focusing on ... More


Degas’s New Orleanian Spaces

Marilyn R. Brown

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Degas’s representations of New Orleans, in-between, interstitial spaces like the veranda of his uncle’s rented Esplanade house, where he portrayed his cousin Mathilde Musson Bell, and the back ... More


Introduction

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Invisible Visits tells the story of middle class Black women whose experiences of race and gender discrimination in healthcare settings are all but overlooked in social science research. The book ... More


Towards a multiracial Ireland: Black Baby’s revision of Irish motherhood

Maureen T. Reddy

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter acknowledges the gendered dimensions of Irish multiculturality by specifically addressing the connections between ethnicity, race, and gender. The author offers a feminist reading of ... More


Heritage and Legacies

Jacqueline Couti

in Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This short chapter explains that while the objectives of béké writers frequently differ from those of black authors, their visions of femininity and female bodies, and the national implications of ... More


Post-Nationalist American Studies

John Carlos Rowe (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's chapters is for a less ... More


A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

David K. Seitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

David K. Seitz maps the affective dimensions of the politics of citizenship at one large LGBT church, focusing on debates on race and gender in religious leadership, activism around police–minority ... More


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