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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


 Risk of Hypertensive Heart Disease: The Joint Influence of Genetic and Behavioral Factors

Kathleen C. Light, Susan S. Girdler, and Alan L. Hinderliter

in Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes an interdisciplinary research program that studied individual and group differences in the risk for hypertension and heart disease. The differences studied include ones ... More


General or Chapeau Elements of Genocide

Guénaél Mettraux

in International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207541
eISBN:
9780191709203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207541.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

With respect to genocide, Article 4 of the statute of the ad hoc tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Article 2 of the statute of the tribunal for Rwanda are identical in both form and substance. ... More


Politicizing Identities: Linking Identity to Politics

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on racial group consciousness of African Americans. Gabriel Sanchez asserts that “group consciousness is a resource that generates political activity through an individual's ... More


Trusting Bodies, Racing Trust

Shayla C. Nunnally

in Trust in Black America: Race, Discrimination, and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758656
eISBN:
9780814759301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758656.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how blacks use race in their trust evaluations. When commonly used general trust measures control for the race of the actor in the question, it can be inferred that blacks ... More


Diasporic Consciousness: Theorizing Black Pan-Ethnic Identity and Intraracial Politics

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the concept of diasporic consciousness—a theoretical framework asserting that despite the homogenizing effect of racialized social system, Black immigrants are likely to differ ... More


The “Primitive Pelvis,” Racial Folklore, and Atavism in Contemporary Forms of Medical Disenfranchisement

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explains how the personally held racist beliefs of physicians may contribute to health disparities between racial groups. It grounds the less-obvious medical disenfranchisement of women ... More


Oversight: Representing the Interests of Blacks and Latinos in Congress

Michael D. Minta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149257
eISBN:
9781400840342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149257.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book answers the question of whether black and Latino legislators better represent minority interests in Congress than white legislators, and it is the first book on the subject to focus on ... More


Getting Some Identity Mattachine and the Politics of Sexual Identity Construction

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1952, spurred by an event that demonstrated discrimination of ethnicity and race, the Civil Rights Congress and Citizen’s Committee to Outlaw Entrapment (CCOE) created a move for the eradication ... More


Multicultural Health Care in Britain

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The National Health Service in Britain offers mainstream health care to the British population, but usually leaves it to district health authorities and general practitioners to respond to diverse ... More


Introduction: Place and the Future of American Race Relations

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

New waves of immigration from Asia and Latin America are transforming the United States from a country that is monochromatically divided between blacks and whites into a multiethnic society composed ... More


Music and Style: Americanization or Globalization?

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on taste preferences in the music and style of children of immigrants in multiethnic schools in two global cities, New York and London. Hip-hop is by far the most popular music ... More


Invaluable Lives

Fran Leeper Buss

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Fran Leeper Buss began her career as an historian of poor and working-class women in July 1971 by recording the near homelessness of herself, her close friend, and their combined six children. ... More


Conclusion

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The conclusion summarizes the contributions of this project to the field of political science and the theoretical literature on race, immigration, and labor. It also offers concluding remarks ... More


The Ratchet Effect: An Overlooked Social Cost

in Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how the use of actuarial methods will have a distortive effect on the targeted population that will operate as a ratchet over time. The distortion occurs when profiling produces ... More


The “New Black Voter” and Obama’s Presidential Campaign

Sarah Cote Hampson

in Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter uses data from the 2008 American National Election Studies (ANES) time series to examine symbolic empowerment and its impact on political behavior. The chapter reveals that voting in the ... More


Revisiting the Role of Latinos and Immigrants in Police Research

Ramiro Martínez Jr.

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the relationship between understudied populations and the police by discussing the relative lack of research on Latinos and policing. This dearth of research is surprising given ... More


Color, Race, and Origin of Slaves and Free Persons: “White,” “Black,” and “Mulatto” in the Censuses of 1850 and 1860

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/9780199917853.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the racial classification of slaves and free persons in the 1850 and 1860 censuses. The categories that were adopted and the procedures put into place in the field by 1850 ... More


Noble Savagery in European Court Entertainments, 1550–1760

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the history of the representation of the “savages” of America in European court entertainment during the period from 1550 to 1760. It discusses Frenchcourt composer ... More


The First Days of the Slave Insurrection

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from a first-person account of the first days of the Haitian revolution on August 22–23, 1791. The author was taken prisoner on the first night of the uprising and ... More


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