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Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Mark R. Warren

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book uncovers the dynamic processes through which some white Americans become activists for racial justice, reporting accounts of the development of racial awareness drawn from in-depth ... More


Imperatives of Asian American Citizenship

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter describes the racial order in twentieth-century America—its evolution, consequences, and significance. Japanese and Chinese Americans, the largest ethnic Asian populations, ... More


Success Story, Japanese American Style

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how, in seeking to produce new envisagements about Japanese Americans, Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) spoke to mid-twentieth-century liberals' confidence in the ... More


Under Representation

David Lloyd

in Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282388
eISBN:
9780823284948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282388.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

David Lloyd offers Under Representation as a contribution to the genealogy of the racial formation of the human in aesthetic culture. There have been far too few substantive accounts of the central ... More


Bling Fling: Commodity Consumption and the Politics of the “Post-Racial”

Roopali Mukherjee

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter highlights the work of consumption and acquisitive desire within struggles over race and racial equality, focusing on a comparative reading of two moments in time to reveal how racial ... More


Introduction: There’s No Such Thing as a “Black President”

Todd C. Shaw, Robert A. Brown, and Joseph P. McCormick II

in After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a framework for this edited volume about how Barack Obama’s presidential legacy has, and has not, shaped African American politics—after Obama. Its co-editors—Todd Shaw, Robert ... More


The End of Racism?: Colorblind Racism and Popular Media

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and Austin Ashe

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/9781479809769.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the discursive strategies utilized by both the media and popular culture in their commentaries on the Obama moment. These strategies—referred to as “racial grammar”—serve as a ... More


Seeds of a New Sectionalism: Southern Origins of Child Labor Reform

Betsy Wood

in Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043444
eISBN:
9780252052323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043444.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In the age of industrialization and American imperialism, the child labor issue was remade into a symbol of the collapse of the prevailing racial order in the South when the region’s textile industry ... More


Knowing your place: racial stratification as a ‘default’ starting position

Ebun Joseph

in Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Based on extensive empirical evidence from labour market outcomes of migrants in Ireland and analysis of semi-structured interviews, this chapter presents racial stratification as a ‘default’ ... More


Bad Paddies Talk Back

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the voices of Irish newcomers, both new and newer Irish immigrants in Yonkers, and how they interact with the good Paddy Irish model. While conditions both in Ireland and in ... More


Barack Obama's Election and America's Racial Orders1

Rogers M. Smith and Desmond King

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Obama's rise to the presidency has been accompanied by much debate over whether his success represents a “postracial” politics or is the harbinger of a postracial era in US politics. Despite the ... More


The Rebel Spirit in Kentucky: The Politics of Readjustment, 1865–1877

Anne E. Marshall

in Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the concerns raised by Lizzie Hardin of Harrodsburg, Kentucky—the failure of constitutional rights to protect slavery, the abrogation of racial order, and sectional tensions. ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


That “Monster House” Is My Home

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines controversies over the building of large homes, or what some derisively call “McMansions” or “monster homes,” in established neighborhoods. Fremont's large-home debates reveal ... More


The Politics of Partnership

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores how power struggles with police and racial antagonisms between Blacks and Latin@s problematize the goals of community policing and diminish the influence community leaders could ... More


The Ogé 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/9780226675855.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from a first-person narrative which is about the role of Vincent Oge, a free man of color, in the Haitian revolution. It discusses Oge's organization of a short-lived ... More


Freedom Incorporated: Anticommunism and Philippine Independence in the Age of Decolonization

Colleen Woods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749131
eISBN:
9781501749155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book demonstrates how anticommunist political projects were critical to the United States' expanding imperial power in the age of decolonization, and how anticommunism was essential to the ... More


William Alexander Percy: The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Benjamin E. Wise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835357
eISBN:
9781469601908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869956_wise
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography presents the singular life of William Alexander Percy (1885–1942), a queer plantation owner, poet, and memoirist from Mississippi. Though Percy is best known as a conservative ... More


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