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Colonial Legacy of  White Supremacy in American Buddhism

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the legacy of white supremacy in American Buddhism to “racial projects” conceived and implemented by Western Orientalists in the middle and late Victorian era. Eugene Burnouf, ... More


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

Robert J. Priest and Alvaro L. Nieves (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book contains chapters written by a team of interracial and interethnic scholars representing diverse disciplines on the historical linkage of race, ethnicity, and Christianity. The chapters ... More


Future Genders? Future Races?

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

If, as was argued in Chapter 7, we should aim for a day when there are no more men and women and are no more races (though there may be genders and ethnicities), then what will this future look like? ... More


The New Racial Preferences: Rethinking Racial Projects

Devon W. Carbado and Cheryl I. Harris

in Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273436
eISBN:
9780520953765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273436.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the end of affirmative action in California functions as a racial project. Using Michael Omi and Howard Winant's conceptualization of racial projects, it considers the ways ... More


Obama and the biracial factor: an introduction

Andrew J. Jolivette

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An examination of mixed-race identity within the context of religious, ethnic, racial and media representations and discourse during the 2008 U.S. presidential election campaign.


A New Perspective on the Carceral State

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter introduces the core claims, concepts, and contributions of the book. It argues that mass incarceration was not inevitable. Policymakers had to choose to build state capacity to arrest, ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Black): Legal and Cultural Constructions of Race and Nation in Colonial Latin America

Michelle A. McKinley

in Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273436
eISBN:
9780520953765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273436.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the complex logics and political forces underlying racial formation in early colonial Lima. It considers the theme of “racial democracy” and its associated racial projects of ... More


Toward a New Ethos

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter concludes by summarizing the story of prison growth in Florida and the political developmental perspective on the carceral state. Additionally, it discusses the implications of the story ... More


The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: The Contemporary Racialization of Japanese/Asian Americans

Michael Omi

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Given the exponential growth and increased visibility of the Asian American population in the U.S., how are they positioned in the prevailing framework of racial classification and racial meanings? I ... More


“You Are Rich Because You Are White”: Marking Race and Signifying Whiteness

Jemima Pierre

in The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923024
eISBN:
9780226923048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923048.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores a key racial project in contemporary Ghana: the interdependent relationship between the trope of Whiteness and White positionality. It begins with an ethnographically informed ... More


Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Mark Padoongpatt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Mark Padoongpatt makes use of original archival research ... More


Introduction: Surveillance Cinema in Theory and Practice

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book’s introduction provides a historical overview of the intersections of cinema and surveillance and of the theoretical treatment of surveillance in film. Through analysis of the shared ... More


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