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Alternate RootsEthnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Christine Scodari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For over two decades, the media have chronicled escalating participation in family history prompted by, among other things, the aging of Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, the growing availability of ... More

Blasian InvasionRacial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Myra S. Washington

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines the racialization of Blasians – mixed race people with Black and Asian ancestry – that neither sees them as new or unique, nor as a racial salve to move the United States past the ... More

Caribbean MasalaIndian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Caribbean Masala: Indian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Dave Ramsaran and Linden F. Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818041
eISBN:
9781496818089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818041.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1833, the abolition of slavery in the British Empire led to the import of exploited South Asian indentured workers in the Caribbean under extreme oppression. This book concentrates on the Indian ... More

The Construction of WhitenessAn Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Stephen Middleton, David R. Roediger, and Donald M. Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Construction of Whiteness is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examines the crucial intersection between whiteness as a privileged racial category and the various material practices ... More

Contesting Post-RacialismConflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

R. Drew Smith, William Ackah, Anthony G. Reddie, and Rothney S. Tshaka (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This volume engages post-racial ideas in both their limitations and promise, while looking specifically at the extent to which contemporary church responses to race-consciousness and ... More

East Meets BlackAsian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Chong Chon-Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book provides an understanding of the inspiring, contradictory, hostile, resonant, and unarticulated ways in which Asian American and African American cultural formation occurs. Through the ... More

Minority RelationsIntergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Greg Robinson and Robert S. Chang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The question of how relations between marginalized groups are impacted by their common and sometimes competing search for equal rights has become acutely important. Demographic projections make it ... More

Raised Up Down YonderGrowing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Angela McMillan Howell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are “problematic” to explore what their daily lives actually entail. The book focuses on the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to ... More

Walking RaddyThe Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Kim Vaz-Deville (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817396
eISBN:
9781496817440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817396.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2004, the Baby Doll Mardi Gras tradition in New Orleans has gone from an obscure, almost-forgotten practice to a flourishing cultural force. The original Baby Dolls were groups of black women, ... More

When They Blew the LeveeRace, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817730
eISBN:
9781496817778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this ethnography of a destroyed town in southern Missouri’s Bootheel region, authors David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless examine two conflicting narratives about the flood of 2011—one ... More

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