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Rethinking the Color Line Readings in Race and Ethnicity

Rethinking the Color Line  Readings in Race and Ethnicity Book
Author : Charles A. Gallagher
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2011-11-10
ISBN : 9780078026638
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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User-friendly without sacrificing intellectual or theoretical rigor, this anthology of current research examines contemporary issues and explores new approaches to the study of race and ethnic relations. The featured readings effectively engage students by helping them understand theories and concepts. Active learning in the classroom is encouraged while providing relevance for students from all ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The fifth edition features ten new articles on such timely topics as: • The U.S. Census’ changing definition of race and ethnicity • Race-based disparities in health • Racial and gender discrimination among racial minorities and women • Being Arab and American • How social control maintains racial inequality • The increase in black and brown incarceration • How racial bias may affect the use of DNA to locate suspects of crimes • How derogatory ethnic and racial images are created and disseminated by the media • The sexualization of African American women through the use of gender stereotypes • The portrayal of light- and dark-skinned biracial characters

Rethinking the Color Line

Rethinking the Color Line Book
Author : Charles Andrew Gallagher
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection for an undergraduate course, providing a theoretical framework and analytical tools and discussing the meaning of race and ethnicity as a social construction. The readings are designed to require students to negotiate between individual agency and the constraints of social structure, an

Rethinking the Color Line

Rethinking the Color Line Book
Author : Charles A. Gallagher
Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Release : 2018-09-03
ISBN : 9781506394138
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Charles A. Gallagher’s best-selling reader is now with SAGE Publishing! User-friendly without sacrificing intellectual or theoretical rigor, this popular anthology for race and ethnic relations courses introduces students to classic statements, contemporary favorites, and works by early career scholars. Rethinking the Color Line helps make sense of how race and ethnicity influence aspects of social life in ways that are often made invisible by culture, politics, and economics. The readings reflect a variety of approaches to studying race and ethnicity: a focus on specific minority groups; two or more groups in comparative perspective; and topics that look at the experience of many groups historically and within social institutions. Readers will see how they influence and in turn are influenced by race and ethnic relations. The new Sixth Edition has been thoroughly revised, with 18 new selections addressing topics that reflect the current debates and state of contemporary U.S. race relations, including: Current representations of Arabs and Muslims in the media Links among racial discrimination, stress, and public health outcomes How skin bleaching and cosmetic surgery are used to acquire racial “capital” The rising racial wealth gap How the race of drug users can turn a “crime” problem into a “public health” problem How race shapes immigration policies Home DNA ancestry tests and the blurring of existing racial boundaries

Encyclopedia of Race Ethnicity and Society

Encyclopedia of Race  Ethnicity  and Society Book
Author : Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2008-03-20
ISBN : 1412926947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

Tripping on the Color Line

Tripping on the Color Line Book
Author : Heather M. Dalmage
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780813528441
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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At the turn of the twentieth century W.E.B. DuBois predicted that the central problem facing the United States in the new century would be that of the “color line.” Now, at the beginning of a new century, we find many people straddling the color line. These people come from the growing number of multiracial families in America, families who search for places of comfort and familiarity in a racially polarized society whose educational system, places of worship, and neighborhoods continue to suffer a de facto segregation. This group has provoked an ever-widening debate and an upheaval in traditional racial thinking in the United States. Through in-depth interviews with individuals from black–white multiracial families, and insightful sociological analysis, Heather M. Dalmage examines the challenges faced by people living in such families and explores how their experiences demonstrate the need for rethinking race in America. She examines the lived reality of race in the ways multiracial family members construct and describe their own identities and sense of community and politics. She shows how people whose own very lives complicate the idea of the color line must continually negotiate and contest it in order not to reproduce it. Their lack of language to describe their multiracial existence, along with their experience of coping with racial ambiguity and with institutional demands to conform to a racially divided, racist system is the central theme of Tripping on the Color Line. By connecting the stories to specific issues, such as census categories, transracial adoption, intermarriage, as well as the many social responses to violations of the color line, Dalmage raises the debate to a broad discussion on racial essentialism and social justice. Exploring the dynamic of race as it pervades the lives of those close to the color line, Dalmage argues that the struggle for racial justice must include an understanding that race is a complex construct that is constantly shifting, and is something we do rather than something we simply are.

The Sonic Color Line

The Sonic Color Line Book
Author : Jennifer Lynn Stoever
Publisher : NYU Press
Release : 2016-11-15
ISBN : 1479835625
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The unheard history of how race and racism are constructed from sound and maintained through the listening ear. Race is a visual phenomenon, the ability to see “difference.” At least that is what conventional wisdom has lead us to believe. Yet, The Sonic Color Line argues that American ideologies of white supremacy are just as dependent on what we hear—voices, musical taste, volume—as they are on skin color or hair texture. Reinforcing compelling new ideas about the relationship between race and sound with meticulous historical research, Jennifer Lynn Stoever helps us to better understand how sound and listening not only register the racial politics of our world, but actively produce them. Through analysis of the historical traces of sounds of African American performers, Stoever reveals a host of racialized aural representations operating at the level of the unseen—the sonic color line—and exposes the racialized listening practices she figures as “the listening ear.” Using an innovative multimedia archive spanning 100 years of American history (1845-1945) and several artistic genres—the slave narrative, opera, the novel, so-called “dialect stories,” folk and blues, early sound cinema, and radio drama—The Sonic Color Line explores how black thinkers conceived the cultural politics of listening at work during slavery, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow. By amplifying Harriet Jacobs, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, Charles Chesnutt, The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Ann Petry, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Lena Horne as agents and theorists of sound, Stoever provides a new perspective on key canonical works in African American literary history. In the process, she radically revises the established historiography of sound studies. The Sonic Color Line sounds out how Americans have created, heard, and resisted “race,” so that we may hear our contemporary world differently.

Seeing Color

Seeing Color Book
Author : Jun Xing,Erlinda Gonzales-Berry,Patti Sakurai,Kurt Peters,Robert D. Thompson
Publisher : University Press of Amer
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Indigenous peoples and racial minorities have lived and thrived in Oregon for centuries. Their legacy is interwoven with the state's history and culture even as they continue to struggle with prejudice, environmental pressures, shrinking state revenues, the effects of globalization, and the changing dynamics of the state economy. Current U.S. immigration policy and the forces of globalization have played a critical role in creating a dynamic process named the 'browning of Oregon.' This anthology brings together a group of noted multidisciplinary scholars, who explore the rich and varied experiences of Oregon's native communities and racial minorities. Anchored in a 'power relations' perspective, the book has been organized around several key historical themes, including: the foundation of ethnic communities; civil rights; social justice; ethnicity and labor; and various forms of cultural traditions. As disparate as they seem in style and topic, this collection of essays highlight the distinctive experiences of Oregon's people of color and communicates the broader interlocking categories of social identity. The book is essential reading for students, teachers, and the general public interested in contemporary racial politics.

International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature Chiefly in the Fields of Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences

International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature Chiefly in the Fields of Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature Chiefly in the Fields of Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Cutting Along the Color Line

Cutting Along the Color Line Book
Author : Quincy T. Mills
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Release : 2013-10-09
ISBN : 081220865X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Today, black-owned barber shops play a central role in African American public life. The intimacy of commercial grooming encourages both confidentiality and camaraderie, which make the barber shop an important gathering place for African American men to talk freely. But for many years preceding and even after the Civil War, black barbers endured a measure of social stigma for perpetuating inequality: though the profession offered economic mobility to black entrepreneurs, black barbers were obliged by custom to serve an exclusively white clientele. Quincy T. Mills traces the lineage from these nineteenth-century barbers to the bustling enterprises of today, demonstrating that the livelihood offered by the service economy was crucial to the development of a black commercial sphere and the barber shop as a democratic social space. Cutting Along the Color Line chronicles the cultural history of black barber shops as businesses and civic institutions. Through several generations of barbers, Mills examines the transition from slavery to freedom in the nineteenth century, the early twentieth-century expansion of black consumerism, and the challenges of professionalization, licensing laws, and competition from white barbers. He finds that the profession played a significant though complicated role in twentieth-century racial politics: while the services of shaving and grooming were instrumental in the creation of socially acceptable black masculinity, barbering permitted the financial independence to maintain public spaces that fostered civil rights politics. This sweeping, engaging history of an iconic cultural establishment shows that black entrepreneurship was intimately linked to the struggle for equality.

Globalization and America

Globalization and America Book
Author : Angela Hattery,David G. Embrick,Earl Smith
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hattery, Embrick, and Smith present a collection of essays that explore the ways in which issues of human rights and social inequality are shared globally. The editors focus on the United States' role in contributing to human rights violations both inside and outside its borders. Essays on contemporary issues such as immigration, colonialism, and reparations are used to illustrate how the U.S. and the rest of the world are inextricably linked in their relationships to human rights violations and social inequality.

Comprehensive Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology

Comprehensive Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology Book
Author : Craig Frisby,Cecil R. Reynolds
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 2005-08-26
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive guide to current information about multicultural issues, science, and practice in school psychology Today's schools are characterized by wide variations in students' ethnic, racial, language, religious, socioeconomic, and geographical characteristics. Cultural issues pervade all aspects of psychological practice as applied to school effectiveness, classroom learning and instruction, academic achievement, student behavior, and mental health. School psychologists and related personnel must apply critical thinking skills in successfully meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse student population, while working effectively with school personnel to maximize learning for all students. The Comprehensive Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology highlights the latest research in this area and offers practical information on integrating issues of cultural diversity into research and practice. This new resource is the first text of its kind to examine the pervasive influence of culture on all aspects of school psychology, including child development, psychometrics, and interventions. Thought-provoking and practical, yet grounded in empirical research, this text covers: Conceptual, philosophical, and sociopolitical foundations of multicultural school psychology Cultural variation within American subgroups Educational and psychological foundations of culture, individual differences, and schooling Testing, assessment, and intervention issues Training and legal issues International school psychology Featuring contributions from the world's leading scholars in this area, this definitive resource is required reading for all current and future school psychologists, as well as counselors, teachers, and administrators working in school settings.

The Politics of Race in Canada

The Politics of Race in Canada Book
Author : Augie Fleras,Maria Wallis
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This engaging new anthology brings together important selections that have informed debates and generated controversies about race and ethnicity from the nineteenth century onwards. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the collection demonstrates and analyzes a transition from Canada's earlyfocus on 'ethnicity' to the current proliferation of sophisticated analyses of 'race' as a concept. Resistances to traditional thinking about race and ethnicity by academics and activist communities are also discussed. The text demonstrates that despite claims of race-neutrality as a preferredideal, Canada is actually a racialized society - race remains a key variable in influencing people's identities, experiences, and outcomes.

Doing Business with Beauty

Doing Business with Beauty Book
Author : Adia Harvey Wingfield
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Using in-depth interviews with hair salon owners, Doing Business with Beauty explores several facets of the business of owning a hair salon, including the process of becoming an owner, the dynamics of the owner-employee relationship, and the factors that steer black women to work in the hair industry. Harvey Wingfield examines the black female business owner's struggle for autonomy and success in entrepreneurship.

Taking Sides Clashing Views in Race and Ethnicity

Taking Sides  Clashing Views in Race and Ethnicity Book
Author : Raymond D'Angelo,Herbert Douglas
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
Release : 2006-11-15
ISBN : 9780073515069
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN RACE AND ETHNICITY, 6/e presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor’s manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Beyond the Color Line

Beyond the Color Line Book
Author : Alex W. Willingham
Publisher : Brennan Center for Justice
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Beyond the Color Line book written by Alex W. Willingham, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Remaking the Color Line

Remaking the Color Line Book
Author : Kimberly Ann DaCosta
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Remaking the Color Line book written by Kimberly Ann DaCosta, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Sounding the Color Line

Sounding the Color Line Book
Author : Erich Nunn
Publisher : University of Georgia Press
Release : 2015
ISBN : 082034737X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists, then, between actual interracial musical and cultural forms on the one hand and racialized structures of feeling on the other. This is nowhere more apparent than in the South. Like Jim Crow segregation, the separation of musical forms along racial lines has required enormous energy to maintain. How, asks Nunn, did the protocols structuring listeners' racial associations arise? How have they evolved and been maintained in the face of repeated transgressions of the musical color line? Considering the South as the imagined ground where conflicts of racial and national identities are staged, this book looks at developing ideas concerning folk song and racial and cultural nationalism alongside the competing and sometimes contradictory workings of an emerging culture industry. Drawing on a diverse archive of musical recordings, critical artifacts, and literary texts, Nunn reveals how the musical color line has not only been established and maintained but also repeatedly crossed, fractured, and reformed. This push and pull--between segregationist cultural logics and music's disrespect of racially defined boundaries--is an animating force in twentieth-century American popular culture.

The New Color Line

The New Color Line Book
Author : Paul Craig Roberts,Paul Christopher Roberts,Lawrence M. Stratton
Publisher : Regnery Pub
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents the case against affirmative action on the basis of sex or race

Confounding the Color Line

Confounding the Color Line Book
Author : James Brooks
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is an interdisciplinary introduction to the myriad relationships forged for centuries between Indians and Blacks in North America. It examines the origins, history, manifestations, and long-term consequences of the different connections that have been established between Indians and Blacks.

Special Issue Celebrating Name s 10th Anniversary

Special Issue  Celebrating Name s 10th Anniversary Book
Author : Penelope L. Lisi,Philip C. Chinn
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities in order to liberate the soul and expand human life without limits. The liberating effect of music has been a particularly important theme in twentieth-century African American literature. The nine original essays in Black Orpheus examines the Orphic theme in the fiction of such African American writers as Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, James Baldwin, Nathaniel Mackey, Sherley Anne Williams, Ann Petry, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Gayl Jones, and Toni Morrison. The authors discussed in this volume depict music as a mystical, shamanistic, and spiritual power that can miraculously transform the realities of the soul and of the world. Here, the musician uses his or her music as a weapon to shield and protect his or her spirituality. Written by scholars of English, music, women's studies, American studies, cultural theory, and black and Africana studies, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection ultimately explore the thematic, linguistic structural presence of music in twentieth-century African American fiction.