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Conclusion: Religion and the American Tragedy

Terrence L. Johnson

in Tragic Soul-Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195383980
eISBN:
9780199897469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383980.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religion

Religious rhetoric and moral beliefs in black inferiority will continue to play a significant role in public life as long we refuse to grasp the spiritual crisis and isolation created by political ... More


Conclusion

Matthew H. Rafalow

in Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226726557
eISBN:
9780226726724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726724.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter summarizes the key themes of the book, outlining how and why teachers’ different disciplinary approaches to students’ digital play has the effect of reproducing social inequality along ... More


Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Bridget Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book troubles the distinction between Us and Them, migrant and citizen. It explores how borders create social, political and economic relations and argues that these are not solely the concern ... More


Subjects, Aliens, Citizens, Migrants

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 examines the hardening of borders from the ‘outside’, the differentiation between subjects, foreigners and aliens, and the emergence of the migrant via the alien and the subject, set in ... More


Introduction: Coloring Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender III

in Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461237
eISBN:
9781626740686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

With his introduction, “Coloring Race in Science Fiction,” Isiah Lavender, III provides answers to why he and others study race and racism in SF, that invoking race and racism in an outwardly white ... More


‘Hating to know’: government and social policy research in multicultural Australia

Andrew Jakubowicz

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter in providing a detailed account of the experience of ethnic relations research in Australia provides a telling case study of the vulnerability of ‘independent’ research to the external ... More


Asian American Psychology: Individuals and Families in Global and Historical Contexts

Sumie Okazaki

in Advances in Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199336715
eISBN:
9780190255794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199336715.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Asian American psychology is a burgeoning subfield of psychology that owes its intellectual roots to Asian American Studies as well as to multiple and overlapping subfields of psychology that are ... More


Introduction

Matthew H. Rafalow

in Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226726557
eISBN:
9780226726724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726724.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter shares central debates surrounding kids’ digital play and technology use in schools, extracting key questions from the literature on digital literacies and social inequality in ... More


Constructing Victims' Rights: The Home Office, New Labour, and Victims

Paul Rock

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275496
eISBN:
9780191699832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275496.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite plentiful discussion at various times, the personal victim has traditionally been afforded almost no formal role in the criminal justice process. Victims' rights have always met with stout ... More


Introduction: The Police Power

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the 1960s and 1990s, the police power in Los Angeles intensified. Police power was not incidental or supplemental, but constitutive of postwar city politics and authority. The introduction ... More


Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era

Matthew H. Rafalow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226726557
eISBN:
9780226726724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726724.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Education researchers struggle with the fact that students arrive at school already shaped by their unequal childhoods. Would we see greater gains among less privileged students if they had a more ... More


Regionalism, Southerners, and US Foreign Relations, 1789–1973

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

As essential background for the examination of the South and Vietnam, this chapter provides an overview of the region’s influence on US foreign policy from the adoption of the US Constitution through ... More


Empire Ascendant: The British World, Race, and the Rise of Japan, 1894-1914

Cees Heere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198837398
eISBN:
9780191874079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837398.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1902, the British government entered into a defensive alliance with Japan, a state that had surprised much of the world with its sudden rise to global prominence. For the next two decades, the ... More


Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Andrew W. Kahrl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Land Was Ours tells the story of how African Americans acquired, developed, and struggled to hold onto property along southern coastlines over the course of the twentieth century. During the ... More


Romanian Roma mothers: labelling and negotiating stigma

Rachel Humphris

in Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the position of new migrant families to the UK and how they come to be perceived as Romanian Roma; the generative and coproduced nature of labelling; the symbolic violence that ... More


Inquiries

Ian Cummins

in Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter will explore a number of mental health inquiries that took place in the early and mid-1990s. It will argue that the media reporting – particularly that which appeared in tabloid ... More


The Fragmented State: Atlanta and the Challenges of Coordination

Charley E. Willison

in Ungoverned and Out of Sight: Public Health and the Political Crisis of Homelessness in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548325
eISBN:
9780197548356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548325.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Atlanta represents municipalities with a supportive housing policy in municipalities that are majority Black and in states that have not expanded Medicaid. Atlanta’s Continuum of Care is integrated ... More


A War for Civilization: The Russo-Japanese War, 1904–5

Cees Heere

in Empire Ascendant: The British World, Race, and the Rise of Japan, 1894-1914

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198837398
eISBN:
9780191874079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837398.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

The Russo-Japanese War (1904–5) marked a watershed in global history. Victory over Russia secured Japan’s position as the first Asian ‘great power’. But it also raised an acute debate over the ... More


The Agricultural Possibilities of the Canal Zone

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes debates around agricultural development, race, and sanitation in the Panama Canal Zone. When the waterway opened, the Zone was largely rural and roadless. US canal ... More


What Obeah Does Do: Religion, Violence, and Law

J. Brent Crosson

in Experiments with Power: Obeah and the Remaking of Religion in Trinidad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226700649
eISBN:
9780226705514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705514.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter looks at how obeah can transform commonsense conceptions of the relationship between religion and violence. It focuses on the role of obeah in protests against police brutality following ... More


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