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Brazil’s “Comfortable Racial Contradiction”

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The introduction to this book briefly summarizes Brazilian race relations through an analysis of historical events and Brazilian fairy tales as well as current day examples including political ... More


Between Ossian Sweet and the Great Depression: Tolerance and Northern Racial Liberal Discourse in the Late 1920s

Karen R. Miller

in Managing Inequality: Northern Racial Liberalism in Interwar Detroit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880096
eISBN:
9781479803637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880096.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines how northern racial liberals' commitment to the language of tolerance obscured their unself-conscious embrace of aspects of the racially unequal status quo that they understood ... More


The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

J. Oliver

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is rapidly changing from a country monochromatically divided between black and white into a multiethnic society. This book helps us to understand America's racial future by ... More


Anti-Integrationist Violence and the Tolerance-Violence Paradox

Jeannine Bell

in Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the tolerance–violence paradox: how systematic, violent expressions of racism persist in a society marked by increasing tolerance and racial diversity. Violent crimes directed ... More


Making the Mano: The Uncomfortable Visibility of Blackness in Politically Conscious Brazilian Hip-Hop

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 focuses on the intentional and defiant displays of blackness by politically conscious Brazilian rappers and rap fans and the challenges they pose to Brazil’s belief in racial tolerance. By ... More


Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Jeannine Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite increasing racial tolerance and national diversity, neighborhood segregation remains a very real problem in cities across America. Scholars, government officials, and the general public have ... More


3 Anti-Integrationist Violence and the Tolerance-Violence Paradox

Jeannine Bell

in Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the tolerance–violence paradox: how systematic, violent expressions of racism persist in a society marked by increasing tolerance and racial diversity. Violent crimes directed ... More


Selling the “Golden People”: Hawai‘i Tourism and the Commodification of Racial Tolerance

Sarah Miller-Davenport

in Gateway State: Hawai'i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181233
eISBN:
9780691185965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181233.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the Hawaiʻi tourism industry's efforts to market Hawaiʻi as a multicultural paradise where positive racial experiences could be bought and sold. Although Hawaiʻi had long been a ... More


Community and Interracial Activities “To break down the banter of race prejudice”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Wells-Barnett's life in Chicago. For Wells-Barnett, Chicago's social problems were inspirations for activism. The city was experiencing growing pains that challenged city ... More


We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Harvey Levenstein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For much of the twentieth century, Americans had a love/hate relationship with France. While many admired its beauty, culture, refinement, and famed joie de vivre, others thought of it as a ... More


Places

Charles B. Hersch

in Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226328676
eISBN:
9780226328690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328690.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

As the nineteenth century turned to the twentieth, New Orleans overflowed with music. Sometime around the 1890s, however, a new music had begun to emerge in New Orleans, called “ratty music,” which ... More


Epilogue: West Mount Airy and the Legacy of Integration

Abigail Perkiss

in Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452284
eISBN:
9780801470851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452284.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that Mount Airy neighbors' efforts toward intentional integration were a part of a small movement around the country to create stable interracial communities. But ... More


The South’s Gonna Do It Again: The Racial Politics of the New Southern Music of the 1970s

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the emergence of three insurgent music genres during the 1970s—swamp music, outlaw country, and southern rock. These genres asserted their racial tolerance and cultural ... More


Borderline Cases: Gender, Race, and the “Disabled” Superhero

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter describes the “borderline” case, in which the deformity or disability presents as the superpower itself. Stan Lee/Jack Kirby's The Thing of the Marvel super-team the Fantastic Four, ... More


Living with the Huxtables in a State of Emergency

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter considers the role of television in further breaking down the absence of Black South Africans under the States of Emergency in the mid-and late 1980s, paying particular attention to the ... More


Constucting Banality: The Trivialization of the Jackie Robinson Legacy

Joel Nathan Rosen

in Reconstructing Fame: Sport, Race, and Evolving Reputations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730913
eISBN:
9781617030444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730913.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores Jackie Robinson’s early twenty-first-century reputation. It argues that while Robinson is enjoying a remarkable as well as posthumous admiration, the cost is often obscured by ... More


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