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Introduction

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/9780199742684.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is about the fact that most of the proposed solutions to racial issues in the United States do not work. More importantly, it is about proposing an alternative way to think about addressing ... 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


Conclusion

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. Poor working-class people in Greenpoint–Williamsburg were engaged in constant conflict with the New York City ... More


“The Happiness of Liberty of Which I Knew Nothing Before”: Passports to Freedom and the Black Exodus from Post-Revolutionary New York City

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that the final split between the English colonial rulers and settlers in British North America provided passports to freedom for runaway slaves, who during the white American War ... More


The Sources of Political Control

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter develops the significance of racial divisions and electoral politics as forces of political suppression. The pervasive political machine and the vituperance demonstrated by voluntary ... More


A Closer Look at Four Multiracial Congregations

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/9780195152159.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

September 23, 2001, marked an important event in the coexistence of different religious faiths as thousands of people of different race and religions gathered at Yankee Stadium in New York City to ... More


Epilogue: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

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/9780195152159.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Eldin Villafañe, a theologian, associated the role of the church in today's racialized society with Latin Jazz as the latter fuses two different types of music to form a whole new genre, in a similar ... More


Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Steve Estes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Once one of the wealthiest cities in America, Charleston, South Carolina, established a society built on the racial hierarchies of slavery and segregation. By the 1970s, the legal structures behind ... More


Kant’s Dermatology or, The Racialization of Skin

Irene Tucker

in The Moment of Racial Sight: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922935
eISBN:
9780226922959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922959.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Robert Willan’s 1809 On Cutaneous Diseases is a volume that consolidated writings on skin diseases into a single body of knowledge—a work that established Willan as the nominal founder of ... More


The Children of Japheth (Aryans) and the Children of Shem (Semites): Race and Innate Nationalism

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter considers what the Jewish people are and how they have come to their own identity and history following the new historical consciousness. In the nineteenth century, race became vitally ... More


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

James Wolfinger

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

In a detailed study of life and politics in Philadelphia between the 1930s and the 1950s, this book demonstrates how racial tensions in working-class neighborhoods and job sites shaped the contours ... More


Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks: Black Women's Objectification and Erotic Taboos

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

“Urban Slaves and Freed Blacks” examines urban Blacks, slave and freed, who were part of a rather large population that worked in a substantial number but limited range of trades and lived in ... More


Introduction

Barbara Foley

in Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter proposes that African American poet Jean Toomer's 1923 masterwork (Cane) cannot be understood apart from the upsurge of postwar antiracist political radicalism and its ... More


Surviving National Disunion: Civil War Novels of the 1860s

Paul Christian Jones

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on novels of the 1860s that presented differing narratives about spiritual reunion in the years following the Civil War, with particular reference to works written by women. It ... More


Another War; Another Peace

Clive Emsley

in A Short History of Police and Policing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198844600
eISBN:
9780191880155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844600.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how, during the Second World War and immediately afterwards, many British, certainly government officials and senior police officers, maintained the belief that their police ... More


Unskilled Work, Black Workers

Henry M. Mckiven

in Iron and Steel: Class, Race, and Community in Birmingham, Alabama, 1875-1920

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807845240
eISBN:
9781469603711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807879719_mckiven.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how most African Americans who moved to Birmingham thought they could improve their lives, materially and otherwise. Their experience hardly fulfilled all of their hopes. The ... More


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