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American OligarchyThe Permanent Political Class

American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Ron Formisano

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Almost all studies of the nation’s extreme inequality of income and wealth have overlooked a critical, overarching cause of the creation of The New Gilded Age. The permanent political class has ... More

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial ReinventionThe Old Negro in New Negro Art

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Phoebe Wolfskill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041143
eISBN:
9780252099700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041143.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An essential African American artist of his era, Archibald Motley Jr. created paintings of black Chicago that aligned him with the revisionist aims of the New Negro Renaissance. Yet Motley’s approach ... More

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

I Fight for a LivingBoxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... 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

Leaders of Their RaceEducating Black and White Women in the New South

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

Sarah H. Case

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This study analyzes the educational objectives of the founders, faculty, students, and alumnae of two Georgia schools that sought to prepare young women for the new circumstances of the post-war ... 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

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