Ethnicity

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White Cottage, White House

Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.

Living Alterities

Philosophers consider race and racism from the perspective of lived, bodily experience.

Kant and the Concept of Race

Edited and translated by Jon M. Mikkelsen
Subjects: Philosophy
Series: SUNY series, Philosophy and Race

Late eighteenth-century writings on race by Kant and four of his contemporaries.

Fifties Ethnicities

Demonstrates how written and visual representations worked to construct definitions of ethnicity in midcentury America.

John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, and the Politics of Ethnic Incorporation and Avoidance

Fascinating look at the challenges faced by John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama in their quests to win the presidency.

Multicultural Geographies

Geographical perspectives on the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States.

Toward Filipino Self-Determination

Examines the project of Filipino self-determination in the context of capitalist globalization.

Latinos in Dixie

A look at the Latino experience in the American South using data from Richmond, Virginia.

Cuban-American Literature and Art

Explores how Cuban Americans negotiate bicultural identities through cultural production.

Expelling Hope

Demonstrates the many devastating and interrelated threats that punitive policies like “zero tolerance” pose to youth, schooling, and democracy.

Identity, Memory, and Diaspora

Offers a detailed picture of the lives of Cuban Americans through interviews with artists, writers, and philosophers.

Beyond the Cheers

From mascots to half-time shows to media coverage, Beyond the Cheers critically and honestly assesses the role of race in big time college sports.

Precursors of an African Genesis Model of Helping

Presents the theoretical dimension of three decades of research on African-derived concepts of helping.

Gender, Ethnicity, and the State

Examines the experiences of Latina and Latino prisoners in New York maximum security prisons, offering a realistic interpretation of the relationship that exists between prisoners, the state, and the civil society within which prisons operate.

Jews on the Move

Based on data from the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey, the authors examine the high level of mobility among American Jews and their increasing dispersion throughout the United States, and how ...

Biocultural Dimensions of Chronic Pain

Based on qualitative and quantitative studies in the United States and Puerto Rico, this book demonstrates the significant effect of patients' and health care providers' ethnic and cultural backgrounds on chronic pain.

Al-Mughtaribun

Examines the influence of American law on Muslim life in the United States, treating such issues as pluralism and religious toleration, immigration and naturalization, civil rights, Black Muslims and the prisoners' rights movement, municipal zoning, an

Minorities in the Middle

Throughout the world, certain ethnic groups have made a living through trade and have found a place for themselves in their societies' middle strata. At times, these 'middlemen minorities' have aroused ...

Ethnicity and Inequality

This book is a study of the relationship between ethnicity and socioeconomic status. it is the first to empirically study both the white and nonwhite underclass. Jiobu uses United States census data on ...

Ethnicity and Assimilation

By Robert M. Jiobu
Subjects: Sociology

This is a study of the main ethnic groups in California and is the only study that offers a direct comparison of these various ethnic groups. The author presents the thesis that the upward mobility of ...