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The Racism Profiteers

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins by recounting the experiences of Anna Jones, Carlil Pittman, and Mónica Acosta who endured a persistent emotional and psychological torture that comes from the knowledge that ... More


Building Communities

Ann Russo

in Feminist Accountability: Disrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780814777169
eISBN:
9780814777176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777169.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how a praxis of accountability can build communities able to hold, address, and transform conflict and manifestations of oppression and violence. It focuses on the importance of ... More


White Men's Law: The Roots of Systemic Racism

Peter Irons

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190914943
eISBN:
9780197582923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914943.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

White Men’s Law recounts and explores the legal and extralegal means by which systemic White racism has kept Black Americans “in their place” from slavery to police and vigilante killings of Black ... More


Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Jim Freeman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

More than fifty years after the civil rights movement, there are still glaring racial inequities all across the United States. This book explains why this is so, as it reveals the hidden strategy ... More


Equality

Lawrence Blum and Zoë Burkholder

in Integrations: The Struggle for Racial Equality and Civic Renewal in Public Education

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226785981
eISBN:
9780226786179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226786179.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 3, “Equality,” examines the ideal of “equal education.” US citizens often view this ideal as “opportunity,” but their understanding of opportunity is narrowly focused on marketable skills and ... More


The Complexities of Race: Identity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

Charmaine Wijeyesinghe (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479801404
eISBN:
9781479801435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801404.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book analyzes and interrogates the complex ways that race, racial identity, racism, and racial justice are represented, experienced, and addressed in American society, politics, and culture. ... More


Introduction: Strategic Racism

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter sheds some light on strategic racism and identifies who is doing it, and why. It demonstrates that while the problems Americans face are severe, they are also eminently fixable, ... More


Conclusion: A Declaration Of Interdependence

Jim Freeman

in Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter cites the statement of rebellion drafted by a group of revolutionaries in the late eighteenth century. It highlights the need to address the Declaration of Interdependence following the ... More


Epilogue

Patrick Burke

in Tear Down the Walls: White Radicalism and Black Power in 1960s Rock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226768182
eISBN:
9780226768359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768359.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The epilogue asks what conclusions can be drawn from this book’s stories about white rock musicians’ engagement with Black music and politics. Hip-hop and R&B, central to anti-racist protest today, ... More


Policing the racial order through the group favouritism continuum

Ebun Joseph

in Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400.00014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

By examining the Irish context, this chapter presents the favouritism continuum as the system through which racial inequalities, injustices and economic exploitations are proliferated in modern ... More


Back to Work

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

The final chapter briefly touches on Richardson’s second divorce but focuses on her difficulties finding and keeping employment. After holding a series of jobs in various corporate and not-for-profit ... More


Justifying a Segregation by Experience

Jennifer Keys Adair and Kiyomi Sa´nchez-Suzuki Colegrove

in Segregation by Experience: Agency, Racism, and Learning in the Early Grades

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226765587
eISBN:
9780226765754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226765754.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

In this final chapter, the authors argue that preventing young children of color from enacting their agency at school is an act of segregation, and ultimately an operationalization of white supremacy ... More


The Way Forward: The Socio-political Race Approach

Tanya Katerí Hernández

in Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter will first summarize how the book’s review of multiracial discrimination cases reveals the enduring power of white privilege and the continued societal problem with non-whiteness in any ... More


Black Data Matter

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter charts how a group of citizens seek to challenge systemic and institutional racism within their city by building their own datasets and tools. It looks at how some computer programmers ... More


Ending Homelessness: Progress on a Major and Compelling Challenge

Benjamin F. Henwood, Emmy Tiderington, Amanda Aykanian, and Deborah K. Padgett

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197608043
eISBN:
9780197608074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197608043.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

Starting in 2015, we made the case for ending homelessness as one of the major and compelling grand challenges that constituted a bold agenda for the social work profession. Since then, schools of ... More


Movement Means Changing Politics: Discourse, Tactics, Policy, and a New Political Ecosystem

Deva R. Woodly

in Reckoning: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movements

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197603949
eISBN:
9780197603987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603949.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 reports on the political impacts of the movement thus far, including the way it has reshaped public discourse and political meanings, transformed public opinion, and influenced public ... More


“The Basic Minimal Skills”

Peter Irons

in White Men's Law: The Roots of Systemic Racism

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190914943
eISBN:
9780197582923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914943.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the impact of segregated housing and schools on the performance of Black children on tests of academic skills, finding them lagging far behind White children. It shows that ... More


Introduction: Revolution and Liminality in the Musical Hamilton

Mary Jo Lodge and Paul R. Laird

in Dueling Grounds: Revolution and Revelation in the Musical Hamilton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190938840
eISBN:
9780190938888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938840.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The theme that pervades this volume is liminality: how the musical Hamilton, the elements used to create it, and the bodies of the performers in it operate in thresholds between spaces, ideas, and ... More


Education: Private Capital Goes to School

Nicholas Freudenberg

in At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Education contributes powerfully to better health and public education is a foundation for democracy. Recently, however, private capital has viewed education as a profit center that can replace ... More


Antifa and the Mainstreaming of Antifascism

Paul Gottfried

in Antifascism: The Course of a Crusade

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759352
eISBN:
9781501759376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the development of Antifa in the United States as both a major political force and a continuing source of civil disturbance. It looks beyond the often simplistic explanation for ... More


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