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Two Popular Theories of Caribbean Ideology and Race Relations: Frantz Fanon’s Theory of Liberating Violence and the Theory of Plantation Societies

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Without specific reference to Haiti, two theories of regional ideology were widely held and circulated throughout the Caribbean: those of the Martinican Frantz Fanon on one hand ans those of the New ... More


Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Paulina L. Alberto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This history of black thought and racial activism in twentieth-century Brazil demonstrates that black intellectuals, and not just elite white Brazilians, shaped discourses about race relations and ... More


The “Perfection of Sacred Womanhood”: Educating Young Ladies at the Lucy Cobb Institute, 1880–1908

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter argues that between 1880 and 1908, Lucy Cobb Institute of Athens, Georgia, a private secondary school for young white elite women, took part defining New South white womanhood. Lead by ... More


Americanizing Hawai‘i’s Japanese: A Transnational Partnership and the Politics of Racial Harmony during the 1920s

Hiromi Monobe

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This essay presents how four different parties—local Issei leaders, Hawai‘i's white elites, Japanese diplomats, and social elites of Japan—became involved in a “campaign of education” (keihatsu undō) ... More


THE Currency OF Citizenship: Property Ownership and Black Female Freedom

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

in Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835050
eISBN:
9781469602592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869093_myers.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the lawsuit Eliza Seymour Lee initiated against fellow Charlestonian Henry Gourdin. A respected businesswoman, Eliza and her husband, John, had owned the city's two most ... More


The Battle for Whiteness: Making Whites in a White Man's Country, 1916–1924

David A. Chang

in The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter traces the ways that poor whites challenged the emerging economic order that denied them the place in society to which they felt entitled by dint of their race. It argues that the white ... More


A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

Eliza Potter

Xiomara Santamarina (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833353
eISBN:
9781469605319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898666_potter
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents a landmark in early African American literature: Eliza Potter's 1859 autobiography. Potter was a freeborn black woman who, as a hairdresser, was in a unique position to hear ... More


Introduction

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introductory chapter examines race and class divisions in the Bahamas on the basis of geography and demographics. The population of the Bahamas archipelago is spread over twenty-one islands, with ... More


How Not in My Backyard Became Please in My Backyard: Toward a Model of Prison Placement

John M. Eason

in Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226410203
eISBN:
9780226410487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410487.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

I highlight the prison placement process using the case of the FCFCF. I build a theory of prison placement, suggesting that a community’s willingness to accept a stigmatized institution depends on ... More


Clubwomen, Educators, and a Congresswoman: Lucy Cobb Alumnae

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter analyzes the work of alumnae of the Lucy Cobb Institute of Athens, Georgia, a private secondary school for southern white elite young women. Despite the school’s heavy emphasis on female ... More


“Bawn in a Brier-patch” and Frontier Bred: Joel Chandler Harris’s Debt to the Humor of the Old South

Gretchen Martin

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the “intertextualization of southern folk culture, black and white,” the latter that of southern frontier humor, in some of Joel Chandler Harris’s lesser-known stories. It ... More


Persuading the “Male Preserve”: Men and the Woman Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on men, the only empowered contingent of the suffrage movement. While some men had always voiced support for woman suffrage, no sustained men's organization existed in the state ... More


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