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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

AsianfailNarratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Eleanor Ty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040887
eISBN:
9780252099380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040887.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Asianfail examines literary and filmic works by contemporary Asian Americans and Asian Canadians that deal with failure and unhappiness. While the hashtag #Asianfail pokes fun at cultural ... More

Black Post-BlacknessThe Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Margo Natalie Crawford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041006
eISBN:
9780252099557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041006.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Black Post-Blackness compares the black avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s Black Arts Movement with the most innovative spins of twenty-first century black aesthetics. Crawford zooms in on the 1970s ... More

ConnexionsHistories of Race and Sex in North America

Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer L. Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book investigates the ways in which race and sex intersect, overlap, and inform each other in United States history. The book includes thought-provoking articles that explore how to view the ... 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

From Jim Crow to Jay-ZRace, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Miles White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This multilayered study of the representation of black masculinity in musical and cultural performance takes aim at the reduction of African American male culture to stereotypes of deviance, ... More

Health Equity in BrazilIntersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book highlights Brazil’s successes and challenges in its quest to provide quality healthcare to all of its citizens, particularly women and Afro-Brazilians. By exploring how health activists and ... More

Hear Our TruthsThe Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Ruth Nicole Brown

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037979
eISBN:
9780252095245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037979.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines how Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths, or SOLHOT, a radical youth intervention, provides a space for the creative performance and expression of Black girlhood and how this ... More

The Minor Intimacies of RaceAsian Publics in North America

The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

Christine Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040139
eISBN:
9780252098338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040139.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An attempt to put an Asian woman on Canada's $100 bill in 2012 unleashed enormous controversy. The racism and xenophobia that answered this symbolic move toward inclusiveness revealed the nation's ... 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

Myths America Lives ByWhite Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Richard T. Hughes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042065
eISBN:
9780252050800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first edition of Myths America Lives By explores five Great American Myths—the Chosen Nation, Nature’s Nation, the Christian Nation, the Millennial Nation, and the Innocent Nation. This revised ... 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

Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Lindon Barrett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is the unfinished manuscript of literary and cultural theorist Lindon Barrett, who died in 2008. The study offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the ... More

Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040122
eISBN:
9780252098321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040122.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the long-overlooked links between Black Nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film. ... More

Scripts of BlacknessRace, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Isar P. Godreau

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The geopolitical influence of the United States informs the processes of racialization in Puerto Rico, including the construction of black places. This book explores how Puerto Rican national ... More

Spatializing BlacknessArchitectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Rashad Shabazz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039645
eISBN:
9780252097737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Over 277,000 African Americans migrated to Chicago between 1900 and 1940, an influx unsurpassed in any other northern city. From the start, carceral powers literally and figuratively created a ... More

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