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Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Despite recent progress against racial inequalities, American society continues to produce attitudes and outcomes that reinforce the racial divide. This book offers a fresh perspective on how to ... More


‘Race’, Ethnicity, and Racism in Europe

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the meaning of the concepts of ‘race’, ethnicity, and racism in the enlarged European Union. Drawing upon sociological literature, it analyzes the meaning of these terms and ... More


Racism: Old and New Forms

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that racism determines new forms and its eradication or adequate control is highly problematic. The focus is placed on how institutional racism and, later, ‘covert racism’, a term ... More


Race and the Protestant College Campus

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores sociological theories concerning racial diversity on college campuses in general and how such theories may predict racial diversity in Protestant colleges and universities. The ... More


Silence and Institutional Prejudice

Miranda Fricker

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

When someone speaks but is not heard because of their accent, or their sex, or the color of their skin, they suffer a distinctive form of injustice—they are undermined as a knower. This kind of ... More


Strategies to Challenge Institutional Racism and Color Blindness in the Health Sector

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

By analyzing initiatives related to institutional racism and the collection of color/race data, this chapter elucidates the ways in which discourses on race, racism, and racial identity have taken ... More


Sociology and institutional racism1

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the origins of the term ‘institutional racism’ in the 1960s in the Black Power movement, and its adoption and then rejection by policy makers and the academy. This history ... 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


Wards Cove v. Atonio: The Execution of “Good” Civil Rights Law

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

in Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter picks up the narrative history regarding the three class action suits filed in the 1970s by the ACWA as disparate impact cases under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. While Chapter ... More


The end(s) of institutional racism1

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at an employment tribunal case by a senior Asian police officer whose complaint of racial discrimination did not draw on, or refer to, institutional racism at all. It also studies ... More


The impacts of social science1

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the Macpherson inquiry to analyse links between academic work and the politics of race and policing. It explores some of the significant academic evidence on institutional ... More


Tacit Racism

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Every time we interact with another person, we draw unconsciously on a set of expectations to guide us through the encounter. What many of us in the United States—especially White people—do not ... More


Constructing Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the analysis of Black Police Associations (BPAs), firstly considering more theoretically how they have realized change. ‘Institutional racism’—to continue the point—captured the ... More


Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, numerous white students exited the ... More


Race and social policy: challenges and obstacles

Nasar Meer

in Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter asks what the pressing racial inequalities are in contemporary British society and to what extent is social policy as a discipline equipped to analyse and respond to these. It provides ... More


Ways of seeing diverse working-class children and childhoods

Wendy Luttrell

in Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces Worcester, Massachusetts, Park Central School, and the project through the lens of a critical childhood studies perspective. A key tenet of critical childhood studies is to ... More


Black Police Associations: Context and Perspective

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

‘Institutional racism’ had reference points for relationships between the police and ethnic-minority communities and between ethnic-minority and ethnic-majority members of the police workforce, ... More


‘Give them pride in their blackness’1: the emergence of the Black Saturday School movement and real and imagined black educational communities

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the emergence of the BSS movement. First, in order to understand the intellectual and political influences on the late-twentieth-century black politic, the historical and ... More


Racial Identities, Social Relations, and Prison Policies

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Moving from the macro to the meso level, this chapter contextualises contemporary penal climates in relation to the management of race in US and UK prisons. In England and Wales, ... More


Institutionalizing Ideology: Race and the Cuban Revolution

Danielle Pilar Clealand

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 demonstrates how the unification of racial democracy and socialism creates a racial ideology in Cuba that is distinct from other Latin American countries. By supporting racial democracy at ... More


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