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“That They May All Be One”: America as a House Divided

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sketches the main points derived from the overall structure of American racial politics and why it matters. It looks into the policy challenges that racial inequalities pose in modern ... More


“This backdrop of entrenched inequality”: Affirmative Action in Work

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter illustrates the conflicting approaches advanced by today's racial alliances on issues of race equality in the workplace, as on so many other topics—conflicts that include disagreements ... More


Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Why have American policies failed to reduce the racial inequalities still pervasive throughout the nation? Has President Barack Obama defined new political approaches to race that might spur unity ... More


‘Racially Foreign’: Racial Policy and Polish Workers

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the enforcement of another type of racial policy that was aimed at Polish foreign workers, who, though considered racially foreign and inferior were brought to the Reich in ... More


The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Robert Gellately

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is an examination of the everyday operations of the Gestapo, the Nazi secret police. It looks at how the Gestapo were able to detect the smallest signs of non-compliance with Nazi ... More


Racial Policy and Varieties of Non-Compliance

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Racial policy during the Nazi regime was codified in a series of laws, ordinances, and decrees with more than one hundred entries and yet this was seen as incomplete by the Nazis. Although racial ... More


Introduction

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed as a Chancellor of Germany and from that day on, the Weimar constitution was laid to rest, the law was suspended and all political parties were ... More


The Devil's Directors at Dahlem

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the nature of the “Faustian bargain” formed between certain Nazi bureaucrats and the scientific personnel of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and ... More


Suicides of German Jews, 1933–1945

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

In the Third Reich, suicide became a routine phenomenon among German Jews. This chapter concentrates on Nazi Germany, but also goes beyond the confines of the Third Reich: to exile, to Auschwitz, and ... More


Race and Class Matters

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter we focus more directly on individualized and felt treatment of low-income Black students in a context in which difference manifests itself in the school's environment in particular ... More


Anti-Jewish Actions in Lower Franconia after 1933

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the Nazi regime, the Jews were subject to massive governmental racial policy. Anti-Semitism was directed towards the Jews particularly to those in small communities around Würzburg and Lower ... More


The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Sheila Faith Weiss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Faustian bargain—in which an individual or group collaborates with an evil entity in order to obtain knowledge, power, or material gain—is perhaps best exemplified by the alliance between ... More


The Profile and Performance of Racial Resentment

Darren W. Davis and David C. Wilson

in Racial Resentment in the Political Mind

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226814674
eISBN:
9780226814704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226814704.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

We identify the traits and characteristics most common to individuals who harbor racial resentment toward African Americans. We argue that ordinary people high in racial resentment may not resemble ... More


Why Candidates Win: Assessing Latino Voter Response to Anglo Candidate Characteristics

Loren Collingwood

in Campaigning in a Racially Diversifying America: When and How Cross-Racial Electoral Mobilization Works

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190073350
eISBN:
9780190073381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073350.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 investigates Anglo/white candidate attributes that might prove beneficial to their Latino-targeted cross-racial mobilization. Building upon Beto O’Rourke’s recent success this chapter ... More


Racial Realignment: The Transformation of American Liberalism, 1932-1965

Eric Schickler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691153872
eISBN:
9781400880973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153872.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Few transformations in American politics have been as important as the integration of African Americans into the Democratic Party and the Republican embrace of racial policy conservatism. The story ... More


Conclusion

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter argues that whether the issue was public housing or urban redevelopment, working-class blacks were not consulted for their opinion and thus did not help in creating a “sound ... More


Race, the Presidency, and Obama’s First Year

Dianne M. Pinderhughes

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the presidential candidacy and early presidency of Barack Obama during 2008 and 2009. It looks at how candidate Obama managed race in the primary and general election campaigns, ... More


Introduction: An Old Legend and a New Legacy

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is the “Faustian bargain” made by biomedical professionals in Germany with the officials of the Nazi state. The book examines why and how this ... More


Introduction

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses how Robert Clifton Weaver helped shape American racial and urban policy. A member of a privileged group of upper middle-class African Americans that scholar W. E. ... More


Conclusion The Road Not Taken Elsewhere: Was There Something Unique about Human Heredity During the Third Reich?

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study about the “Faustian bargain” made by German geneticists with Nazi officials, suggests that the main factor in this deal is the way human ... More


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