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Multiracial Collaboration: Creating “Right Relationships” under the “Weight of History”

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Today's activists have not given up on the goal of multiracial community, but they have learned from the experiences of the 1960s to make a more conscious effort to address the inevitable tensions ... More


Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Matthew M. Briones

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. One of those internees was ... More


Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Mark R. Warren

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book uncovers the dynamic processes through which some white Americans become activists for racial justice, reporting accounts of the development of racial awareness drawn from in-depth ... More


Worship across the Racial Divide: Religious Music and the Multiracial Congregation

Gerardo Marti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195392975
eISBN:
9780199932917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392975.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Church leaders believe worship is key to congregational diversity, and the demand for music that appeals across racial and ethnic cultures has prompted great speculation producing fights amid values, ... More


Listening to Each Other

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

It is a simple, but often overlooked fact: a solution to improving race relations in the United States has to be accepted by both majority- and minority-group members. Solutions that fail to achieve ... More


Addressing Group Interest

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Marriage counselors attempt to help couples overcome their problems by getting each spouse to see the other's perspective—putting themselves in the other's shoes, listen to their spouse, and take ... More


The Critical Core

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Multiculturalism is a philosophy emphasizing cultural maintenance and offers many valuable insights for the eradication of racial tensions. It also is a philosophy that can inhibit the development of ... More


Getting to the “Want To”: Moral Visions and the Purposeful Life

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores in detail the kinds of visions that white activists construct. These activists are not primarily visionaries. Rather, they work in the present to create their future visions. In ... More


“Where Do I Fit?”: Building New Identities in Multiracial Communities

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter notes that white activists fall between their social identity with other whites and their political stance with communities of color. In other words, they share a history and culture ... More


“Our goal is to have one classification—American”: Vouchers for Schools and the Multiracial Census

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers two of the most important foundational systems in American life: public education, and governmental classification of the population in terms of race and ethnicity. Education ... More


Tangled Relations of Identidad

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes up the politics of identity—the forging of new forms of collective identity and the strategies of multiracial coalitions—from the inside out. By focusing on Puerto Ricans (island ... More


Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Becky Thompson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Teaching with Tenderness follows in the tradition of bell hooks’ Teaching to Transgress and Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, inviting us to draw upon contemplative practices (yoga, ... More


Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion after Divided by Faith

Philip Luke Sinitiere

J. Russell Hawkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329502
eISBN:
9780199369362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329502.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Building on the foundation laid by Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America (Oxford, 2000), this book offers an updated analysis of the complex entanglement of race ... More


Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Kathleen Odell Korgen (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Race Policy and Multiracial Americans is the first book to look at the impact of multiracial people on race policies, where race policies lag behind the growing numbers of multiracial people in our ... More


Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Miri Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

While there has been significant growth in studies of “multiracial,” or “mixed-race,” individuals, very few have investigated the experiences of the descendants of multiracial individuals—the ... More


The “We of Me”: Barack Obama’s Search for Identity

Ruthellen Josselson

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A detailed reading of Obama’s autobiographical Dreams from my Father is conducted to illuminate psychological understanding of the challenges of multiple identity, challenges that occur at both ... More


Introduction: Divided or United by Faith?

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The racial landscape in the United States is rapidly changing as, according to the 2000 Census, the percentage of people of color in the country—African American, Hispanic, and the like—has more than ... More


A House of Prayer for All the Nations

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As several nations experienced various forms of racism in church, leaders of the congregation took action by discussing how worship services may be customized in such a way that would cater to all ... More


Congregations and the Color Line (1600–1940)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

North America first experienced a great human tragedy when people of African descent were dragged away from their homes and forced in large numbers on to ships to become slaves. Although several ... More


The Emergence of Multiracial Congregations (1940–2000)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Howard Thurman, who played a significant role in racial reconciliation in the United States during the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, was included in the group of African American religious ... More


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