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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


Legitimizing the Deviant Family: Loving v. Virginia and the Moynihan Report

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how two important state documents of the 1960s—Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” and the U.S. Supreme Court decision of Loving v. ... More


The Whiteness of Maternal Memoirs Politicizing the Multiracial Child

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on two multiracial memoirs: Maureen Reddy’s treatise on interracial family, Crossing the Line: Race Parenting and Culture (1994), and Jane Lazarre’s treatment of similar subject ... More


Intercolor Couples and Mixed-Color Families in a Mixed-Race Society

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the perspectives and experiences of individuals engaged in inter-color relationships and members of mixed-color families. It interrogates the government, scholarly, and ... More


Kinship, Community, and Place in the Old and the New South

Victoria E. Bynum

in The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833810
eISBN:
9781469604145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898215_bynum.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book highlights three Civil War home fronts seared by violent wars within the larger war. These community wars continued into the bloody era of Reconstruction. To further understand their ... More


Intimate Dependency, Race, and Trans-Imperial Migration

Nayan Shah

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the ways that South Asian migrants confronted and evaded obstacles set up by the U.S. and British empire-states throughout the Pacific and Central America. It first considers ... More


Epilogue: The Fortunes of Census Classifications (1940–2000)

Paul Schor

in Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews developments from 1940 to 2000. Among these is the increased awareness of the census. On the one hand, the Census Bureau itself published for every census an administrative ... More


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