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Multiculturalism and American Exceptionalism

Nathan Glazer

in Multicultural Questions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

American multiculturalism, Nathan Glazer holds, has been ‘exceptional’, in its benign version reflecting America's positive legacy of multi‐ethnic immigrant nation, and in its less benign version ... More


The Graysons in a Black and White World

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

In the Jim Crow era, some Indians publicly identified with their Confederate heritage as a way to emphasize their affiliation with whites in Oklahoma. For purposes of segregation, the state ... More


The Racial Setting of Hawai‘i in the 1920s

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter situates the Fukunaga case in the racial setting of Hawai‘i during the 1920s, when the anti-Japanese movement peaked before World War II. It begins by discussing Haole political and ... More


Confrontations in Black and White: The Crisis of Integration

Abigail Perkiss

in Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452284
eISBN:
9780801470851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452284.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes blacks' concerns over a perceived racial hierarchy that was beginning to emerge in West Mount Airy Neighbors in the 1960s, and discusses how the West Mount Airy Neighbors ... More


Conclusion

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the local farmers' recollection of their experiences in the rural transformation in the American South. It suggests that the ... More


Conclusion

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan

in Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226698847
eISBN:
9780226699035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226699035.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The final chapter sums up the findings of the book and discusses racial distancing theory for dynamics that are not black-white. For example, racial distancing theory may lend itself to other racial ... More


The Sunbelt South and Its Shadows

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the “Sunbelt South” region through the perspectives of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Henry Utger and Black newspaper publisher and political leader Carol Zippert. ... More


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