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Beyond Belief: Mainstreamers, Straddlers, and Noncompliant Believers

Prudence L. Carter

in Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter profiles the three types of students whose educational beliefs differ according to racial and ethnic ideology. These students are the so-called cultural mainstreamers, the noncompliant ... More


Religion and the Politics of Diaspora in an Era of Postcolonial Multiculturalism

Keith E. McNeal

in Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037363
eISBN:
9780813042121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037363.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The central question in this chapter is why each of the study's focal traditions has experienced such different political fates in the postcolonial era: Afrocentric embracing of Shango versus an ... More


Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Heather Bell

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Much recent work on the history of colonial medicine argues that medicine was the handmaiden of colonial power and of capitalism. Highlighting the tenuousness of colonial power, this book challenges ... More


Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Can we address the issue of nationalism without polemics and restore it to the domain of social science? This book takes a major step in that direction by applying anthropological tools to the study ... More


Race: Critical Thinking and Transformative Possibilities

Jenell Williams Paris

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the origin of racial categories, and then analyzes ways in which they shape minds and behaviors. Then, it encourages Christians to take Paul's admonition to heart, to become ... More


“False, Feigned, and Scandalous Words” Sexual Slander and Racial Ideology Among Whites in Colonial North Carolina

Kirsten Fischer

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines European American's ideas about race in North Carolina's expanding of the slave society. The damaging rumors of illicit sex that European settlers circulated about each other ... More


1922, Ulysses, and the Irish Race Congress

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the centrality of racial ideologies to the founding moments of the state. It studies how the relationship between racism and the new state becomes a key theme in James Joyce's ... More


Todos Somos Cubanos: How Racial Democracy Works in Cuba

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 examines racial ideology and how racial democracy works in Cuba. The revolution, throughout its decades, has reinforced the ideology of racial democracy and in doing so, has created a set ... More


Shades of Colorblindness: Rethinking Racial Ideology in the United States

Ashley (“Woody”) Doane

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues for a more nuanced view of colorblind racial ideology, one that moves beyond a focus on the denial of racism and instead recognizes the ability to hold simultaneous and ... More


“Ghost(s) in the House!”: Black Subjectivity and Howard Sackler’s The Great White Hope

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the interplay of cultural memory and black subjectivity in Howard Sackler's 1967 play, The Great White Hope, by considering Rashid Johnson's 2006 photograph, Self Portrait ... More


Introduction

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides an overview of the question driving the book – How do urban Mexican mestizos negotiate race in their everyday lives amidst a powerful racialized national ideology? It also ... More


Institutionalizing Ideology: Race and the Cuban Revolution

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 demonstrates how the unification of racial democracy and socialism creates a racial ideology in Cuba that is distinct from other Latin American countries. By supporting racial democracy at ... More


“One for Whom Bread—Food—Is Not Enough”: Beneatha Younger, Uplift Ideology, and Intellectual Freedom

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter offers a reading of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun, arguing that it foregrounds the necessity for racial uplift ideology in the Younger family's pursuit of the ... More


What’s at Stake? Racial Common Sense and Securing a Mexican National Identity

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses a major question provoked by the book’s findings: Why do individuals expend such effort to defend and protect a government-sponsored ideology that conflicts with their own ... More


Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Christina A. Sue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Land of the Cosmic Race is a richly-detailed ethnographic account of the role that race and color play in organizing the lives and thoughts of mixed-race Mexicans. It presents a ... More


The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Danielle Clealand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Power of Race in Cuba analyzes racial ideologies that negate the existence of racism and their effect on racial progress and activism through the lens of Cuba. Since 1959, Fidel Castro and the ... More


Brazil’s “Comfortable Racial Contradiction”

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The introduction to this book briefly summarizes Brazilian race relations through an analysis of historical events and Brazilian fairy tales as well as current day examples including political ... More


The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Sarah Nilsen and Sarah E. Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. While many ... More


The Postblack Ethos in “Texts Out of Time”: Rosa Parks and the African American Freedom Struggle in Cultural Memory

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book challenges the cultural memory of the African American Freedom Struggle era that hinges on a master narrative focused on the “heroic period” of the Civil Rights Movement. It argues that ... More


Oprah Winfrey: Cultural Icon of Mainstream (White) America

Janice Peck

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes iconic figures in American popular culture to highlight the ways in which race is read and utilized by audiences, fans, and television programming. It specifically examines the ... More


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