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Afrocentric Facial Features and Stereotyping

Irene V. Blair and Charles M. Judd

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

In this line of his landmark speech, Martn Luther King Jr expressed the troubling reality faced by thousands of people who are judged by the “color of their skin” instead of by more valid attributes. ... More


Multiculturalism, Identity Quietism, and Identity Scepticism

Avigail Eisenberg

in Reasons of Identity: A Normative Guide to the Political and Legal Assessment of Identity Claims

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199291304
eISBN:
9780191710704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Two types of critics oppose any role for identity in democratic politics. On one hand, identity quietists are advocates of multiculturalism who believe that multicultural principles can be applied ... More


Does Black and Male Still = Threat in the Age of Obama?

Jennifer A. Richeson and Meghan G. Bean

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

While some herald Barack Obama’s election as the first black President of the United States as evidence that people were able to overcome stereotypes regarding black men, others suggest that it is ... More


Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Khiara Bridges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. The book investigates how race—commonly seen as biological ... More


Michelle Obama: Redefining Images of Black Women

Shanette C. Porter and Gregory S. Parks

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The election of Barack Obama as the first black President of the United States is a milestone in this country’s history in and of itself. But even more, his election brings with it another first—the ... More


White in Hollywood

Jenny Woodley

in Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter investigates Walter White's attempts to convince the film industry to change its depiction of African Americans. In the 1940s White went to Hollywood to put pressure on the studio ... More


Black Views toward Proposed Undocumented Immigration Policies: The Role of Racial Stereotypes and Economic Competition

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley and Stacey Greene

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes of African Americans toward both Latinas/os and immigrants, and particularly toward toward proposed undocumented immigration policies, in Los Angeles. Using data ... More


Post-Racial Audiences: Discussions of Parenthood’s Interracial Couple

Catherine R. Squires

in The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762899
eISBN:
9780814770788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762899.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter probes fan responses to Parenthood on its official Facebook page. Fans have constructed specific discussions and threads about the romantic pairings of black and white characters, and ... More


Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Jenny Woodley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores what James Weldon Johnson called the “art approach to the Negro problem.” The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) developed a strategy that attempted ... More


Inscribing Racial Bodies and Relieving Responsibility: Examining Racial Politics in Crash

Jamie Moshin and Ronald L. Jackson II

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/9780814762226.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies the film Crash (2004), examining its racial politics and providing a challenging view of a film widely acclaimed as racially progressive. In spite of its racially diverse ... More


Introduction

Katrina Dyonne Thompson

in Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038259
eISBN:
9780252096112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038259.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book examines the process by which racial stereotypes about blacks developed and were perpetuated in music and dance, and particularly in what it calls onstage and backstage performances. It ... More


Officers, Servants, and Race

Kristopher A. Teters

in Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638867
eISBN:
9781469638881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638867.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

While many western Union officers came to support emancipation and even the enlistment of black troops, their racial attitudes changed very little. On the whole, officers continued to view black ... More


In darkest England

John Marriott

in The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060182
eISBN:
9781781700341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060182.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter puts forward the idea of racial theory. The pioneering Henry Mayhew borrowed freely from contemporary racial theory, and putative logic was undermined by the plurality of empirical ... More


Du Bois's Crisis and the Black Image on the Page

Jenny Woodley

in Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1910 and 1934 W. E. B. Du Bois was editor of the NAACP's official magazine, the Crisis. This chapter examines the artwork, poetry, short stories, and plays he published and the ways he ... More


Free Love and Violence: “Going Native” with the Celluloid Maiden in the 1970s

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the manipulation of familiar stereotypes that are connected with both the Celluloid Princess and the Sexualized Maiden. The hybrid Celluloid Maiden of the 1970s emerges as a ... More


Conclusion

Shirley A. Hill

in Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322818
eISBN:
9781447322849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Within the US, racial disparities in health have remained stark: Blacks have higher rates of sickness and infant mortality than other races, and the shortest life spans. Racial stereotypes, exclusion ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Being Irish

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Matthew Arnold's “On the Study of Celtic Literature” and the stereotype of the Irish as both intellectually and physically lightweight. The Irish may have been poetical, ... More


Conclusion

Nancy Shoemaker

in Native American Whalemen and the World: Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622576
eISBN:
9781469623351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622576.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter synthesizes the historiography of Native American whaling from the previous chapters, citing the ways in which the native subject is able to rise above their position aboard a ... More


“We are not a Mascot”: Campaigns for Social and Economic Justice

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines all of the national consumer activism campaigns for racial/economic rights for people of color from 2004 – 2014. These 15 campaigns involved racial discrimination, damaging ... More


Britain and China, 1842–1914

Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

China excited the British imagination. All sorts of orientalist clichés and racial stereotypes were projected upon China and the Chinese. From the mid-nineteenth century, China formed an integral ... More


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