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Discriminating SexWhite Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Amy Sueyoshi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the late 1890s, “wide open” San Francisco, considered also a model city for race relations, appeared to be a place where men and women could configure their intimate lives in expansive and ... More

The Fight for Asian American Civil RightsLiberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Sarah M. Griffith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During World War II, a group of American liberal Protestants set out to defend the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans interned without trial. The root of their wartime activism can be traced ... More

Global Lynching and Collective ViolenceVolume 2: The Americas and Europe

Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Michael J. Pfeifer (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041389
eISBN:
9780252099984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041389.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The word lynching is most likely American in origin, but the practice of lynching, defined by scholars as extralegal group assault and/or murder motivated by social control concerns, can be found in ... More

The Labor of CareFilipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Anchored in the experiences and lives of Filipina migrants and their families in the Philippines, the main objective of this book is to make visible all of the forms, roles and definitions of social ... More

The Mexican Revolution in ChicagoImmigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the political, labor, and assimilation history of Mexican immigrants in metropolitan Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Beginning in the mid-1920s and ... More

Migrant MarketplacesFood and Italians in North and South America

Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Elizabeth Zanoni

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Migrant Marketplaces explores how connections between Italian people and foods in Italy, the United States, and Argentina influenced migrants’ consumer experiences and identities in New York and ... More

Muncie, India(na)Middletown and Asian America

Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The book is a study of South Asian Americans in Muncie, Indiana – the author’s hometown. Muncie is the small Midwestern city made famous for being “typical America” through the Middletown studies. ... More

Neo-PassingPerforming Identity after Jim Crow

Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Mollie Godfrey

Vershawn Ashanti Young (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bringing together fifteen essays by leading scholars, including a theoretical introduction by the editors and an insightful foreword and afterword by Gayle Wald and Michele Elam, respectively, this ... More

New Italian Migrations to the United StatesVol. 2: Art and Culture since 1945

New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 2: Art and Culture since 1945

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041396
eISBN:
9780252099991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041396.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This second volume of New Italian Migrations to the United States continues the critical conversation with its predecessor by exploring Italian immigration to the United States from 1945 to the ... More

Pigskin NationHow the NFL Remade American Politics

Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Jesse Berrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book explores professional football’s rising popularity in the 1960s and its simultaneous promotion by the NFL as “what makes this country great.” Taking the NFL seriously as a producer of ... More

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