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The Dominican Diaspora: Blackening and Whitening and Mixture across Borders

Kimberly Eison Simmons

in Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036755
eISBN:
9780813041858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036755.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the Dominican experience in the United States, where the Dominican racial system is called into question. Mixture is still preferred as a way of talking about Dominicans and ... More


Producing Discourses of Certainty with Official Antiracisms

Jodi Melamed

in Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674244
eISBN:
9781452947426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674244.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses geopolitical aspects of the modern racial system in the post-World War II era. Antiracist and liberal-capitalist modernity became rampant after World War II in the form of ... More


Racial Systems and the Racial Palimpsest

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 1 provides an in-depth introduction to the Anglo-American and Latin/Caribbean racial systems—the two layers of the racial palimpsest that exists in southern Louisiana. A racial system is a ... More


Introduction: Louisiana and the Advent of a New America

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction presents the St. Domingue/Haiti to Louisiana migration case, which traces the integration of white and free black refugees and their descendants over the course of two hundred years. ... More


Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Leslie Bow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Arkansas, 1943. The Deep South during the heart of Jim Crow-era segregation. A Japanese-American person boards a bus, and immediately is faced with a dilemma. Not white. Not black. Where to sit? By ... More


Into the Twenty-First Century: Creoles of Color Finding Their Way

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 6 examines the contemporary experience of Creoles of African descent. Changing conceptions of blackness during and after the civil rights and Black Power movements challenged Creole identity ... More


White Is and White Ain’t: Failed Approximation and Eruptions of Funk in Representations of the Chinese in the South

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at narratives articulating Chinese caste elevation in the Mississippi Delta within academic studies, popular culture, film, and memoir. James Loewen's The Mississippi Chinese ... More


National and local structures of inequality: multiracial groups’ profiles across the US

Mary E. Campbell and Jessica M. Barron

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes the income and education profiles of the ten largest multiracial groups in the United States in order to better understand how these groups are positioned within the racial ... More


St. Domingue Refugees and Creoles of Color

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 4 examines the experience of St. Domingue refugees of color across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The focus is on refugees and their descendants who were free people of color. As was ... More


The Education of Italian Americans in Matters of Color

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates how the Italian American press negotiated and digested the American racial system by examining its discussion of Italian and African American issues. In response to American ... More


White St. Domingue Refugees and White Creoles in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 3 follows white St. Domingue refugees as they integrate into Louisiana’s Creole community and struggle against the tide of Anglo-Americanization during the nineteenth century. As the refugees ... More


The Meanings of Moyo: The Transnational Roots of Shop-Floor Racial Talk

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses patterns in the deployment of symbolic boundaries with ethnoracial significance. Latino migrants deploy an elaborate array of language and action directed at African Americans ... More


What Is Diversity?

Mona Sue Weissmark

in The Science of Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190686345
eISBN:
9780197522912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686345.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter traces the history of ideas about race and human classification systems, from the bible to the Classical period and on to the first “scientific” attempts to rank differences ... More


Representing People of Color and Challenging Jim Crow in the Plessy Case

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 6 presents a fresh perspective on the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case. Detailing Tourgée’s close collaboration with Louis A. Martinet and the New Orleans Citizens’ Committee in challenging Jim ... More


The Meanings of Latino

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which Latino GBT activists live their lives as “Latinos” in a racial social system. In a parallel fashion to stigma related to gender nonconformity, it treats the ... More


: The Perilous Climb

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.18
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how much of the white South fought tooth and nail to preserve the racial caste system until blacks took to the streets and demanded change. National leaders found southern ... More


The Gendered Face of Latinidad: Global Circulation of Hybridity

Angharad N. Valdivia

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the gendered face of Latinidad as it is transported, manipulated, and articulated by popular media networks under the contemporary conditions of globality. Latinidad, the ... More


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