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The Politics and Trauma of Race

Colin A. Palmer

in Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter illustrates how Cheddi Jagan had lost the election the previous December and how the politics of race had played the principal role in the voting. Writing in the World Marxism Review in ... More


“Overrun with Free Negroes” The Politics of Wartime Emancipation and Migration in the Upper Midwest

Leslie A. Schwalm

in Emancipation's Diaspora: Race and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832912
eISBN:
9781469605579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894125_schwalm.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how a regional as well as a national public politics of race emerged from white Midwesterners' response to the consequences of emancipation. Many Midwesterners viewed ... More


Introduction

in Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258.001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the politics of race and antiracism in contemporary Britain by offering a critical analysis of ten novels written since the mid-1990s by black British and British Asian authors, ... More


Conclusion

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book concludes with an overview of political developments in Georgia and the South from the 1970s to the 1990s. The continuity with the party divisions that were established after the 1960s civil ... More


American Exceptionalism in Crime, Punishment, and Disadvantage: Race, Federalization, and Politicization in the Perspective of Local Autonomy

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sets a particular thesis focused on the institutional structure of the American political system within the context of a broader literature in the comparative political economy of crime ... More


Speaking for Nature

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Various controversies in the early 1860s – over Darwin’s Origin, heretical publications by clergymen, and the science and politics of race – drew Lubbock and Spottiswoode into joint action with ... More


Willa Cather and W. E. B. Du Bois Go to the Opera

Dana Seitler

in Reading Sideways: The Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823282623
eISBN:
9780823286225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282623.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the politics of allusion in Willa Cather and W. E. B. Du Bois’s fiction, specifically their use of Wagner’s opera Lohengrin.


Alternative Identities, Emergent Politics

Stephen Selka

in Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Much of the discourse on Afro-Brazilian identity is pegged on Candomblé although the religion is not evenly practiced in Afro-Brazilian communities. Debates on syncretism, double belonging, and ... More


Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Dave Gunning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book offers an extended exploration of the cultural impact of the politics of race and antiracism in Britain by focusing on a selection of recent novels by black British and British Asian ... More


“All 200 million of us are going to make it”: The Rise of OIC

in The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560120
eISBN:
9780226560144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560144.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the growth of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) in the 1960s. The OIC developed an innovative approach to job training and also proved adept at negotiating the ... More


Conclusion

James Wolfinger

in Philadelphia Divided: Race and Politics in the City of Brotherly Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831496
eISBN:
9781469603551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878101_wolfinger.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

An iconic figure of big-city politics in the 1960s and 1970s was Frank Rizzo, the police chief and mayor who polarized Philadelphia along racial lines and became a symbol of Vietnam-era reactionary ... More


Introduction

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.4
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book is about the politics of race and poverty in America. It tells the story of the North Carolina Fund, a pioneer effort to improve the lives of the “neglected and forgotten” poor in a nation ... More


Afterword with Dr. Gary Orfield

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The afterword of When the Fences Come Down documents a conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on school desegregation, Dr. Gary Orfield.


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