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Cleavage and Campus Life

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter traces the historical roots and class politics of campus pageantry from working-class nineteenth-century public exhibitions of women’s bodies to the subsequent legitimacy and popularity ... More


The Compromise That Made the Republic and the Nation’s First Statistical Race

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter demonstrates how assumptions of racial superiority and inferiority tightly bound together statistical races, social science, and public policy. The starting point of this is ... More


‘Ireland, and Black!’: The Cultural Politics of Racial Figuration

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/9780748638833.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the arrival of ‘black’ people in Ireland and how the visible marker of black skin became a register of racial inferiority. It analyses the ‘afterlife’ of the nineteenth-century ... More


The Australian Colonies and Imperial Crises: The Indian ‘Mutiny’ and the ‘Maori Wars’

Angela Woollacott

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Newspapers and personal correspondence help reconstruct settlers’ sense of themselves as part of wider British imperialism. Australians saw a range of racial, religious, military, and economic ... More


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