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RediasporizationAfrican-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Rediasporization: African-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Gillian Richards-Greaves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831156
eISBN:
9781496831200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831156.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines how African-Guyanese in New York City participate in the Come to My Kwe-Kwe ritual to facilitate rediasporization, that is, the creation of a newer diaspora from an existing one. ... More

Cooperatives in New OrleansCollective Action and Urban Development

Cooperatives in New Orleans: Collective Action and Urban Development

Anne Gessler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827616
eISBN:
9781496827562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Cooperatives in New Orleans: Collective Action and Urban Development intervenes in southern labor, civil rights, and social movement histories to counter the misconception that cooperatives are ... More

Till Death Do Us PartAmerican Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

Till Death Do Us Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

Allan Amanik and Kami Fletcher (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827883
eISBN:
9781496827937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book questions the tendency among most Americans to separate their dead along lines of race, faith, ethnicity, or social standing. It asks what a deeper exploration of that phenomenon, so often ... More

Black FeelingsRace and Affect in the Long Sixties

Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties

Lisa M. Corrigan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827944
eISBN:
9781496827999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In Black Feelings, Corrigan traces the surging optimism of the Kennedy administration through the Black Power era’s dynamic and powerful circulation of black pessimism to understand how black ... More

Professional WrestlingSport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Sharon Mazer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Professional wrestling is one of the most popular performance practices in the United States and around the world, drawing millions of spectators to live events and televised broadcasts. The displays ... More

Posthuman Folklore

Posthuman Folklore

Tok Thompson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825087
eISBN:
9781496825131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825087.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Posthuman Folklore explores how our human condition is increasingly thought of, and performed, in posthuman terms. Insights from animal studies have triggered the “animal turn” in scholarship, while ... More

Downtown Mardi GrasNew Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Leslie A. Wade, Robin Roberts, and Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New ... More

Race and RadioPioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Bala James Baptiste

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans explicates the emergence of blacks in broadcasting in New Orleans. The racial integration of changed the medium making it a channel for ... More

You Don't Know JackA Storyteller Goes to School

You Don't Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School

Kevin D. Cordi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821249
eISBN:
9781496821294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A professional storyteller journeys to discover what it means to be a teacher and a teller of tales. Just like Jack, he traces his path from being raised on the stories of Appalachia and explores if ... More

Another HaulNarrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Charlie Groth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820365
eISBN:
9781496820402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820365.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When people cross the footbridge to Lewis Island in the Delaware River at Lambertville, NJ, they’re in a “whole ‘nother world”: wild and civilized, stable atop changing water and earth. Here lies the ... More

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