Killing Rage

Ending Racism
Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805050271
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 277
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Twenty-three essays ponder such topics as psychological trauma among African Americans, black anti-Semitism, and friendships between black women and white women. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.

Getting Away with Murder

The Twentieth-Century Struggle for Civil Rights in the U.S. Senate
Author: Vanessa A. Holloway
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761864334
Category: Social Science
Page: 134
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During the early twentieth century, nearly 200 anti-lynching proposals were introduced in the United States Congress. Getting Away with Murder argues that constitutional defenses for these proposals were merely excuses for Southern Democrats’ racist attitudes toward black Americans and for giving private citizens a license to murder.

Handbuch Diversity Kompetenz

Band 2: Gegenstandsbereiche
Author: Petia Genkova,Tobias Ringeisen
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658088532
Category: Psychology
Page: 609
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Das Handbuch liefert in zwei Bänden einen Überblick über den Diskussionsstand zum Thema Diversity Kompetenz und bündelt dabei Wissen aus Theorie, Forschung und Praxis. Der vorliegende zweite Band differenziert zentrale Gegenstandsbereiche der Diversity Kompetenz und analysiert diese aus einer Forschungs- sowie einer Anwendungsperspektive. Das Handbuch ist interdisziplinär aufgebaut und vereint Beiträge aus Psychologie, Kulturwissenschaft, Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Pädagogik, Soziologie, Sexualwissenschaft, Sozialer Arbeit, Medizin, Theologie, Politikwissenschaft und Rechtswissenschaft.

Interrogating Harmful Cultural Practices

Gender, Culture and Coercion
Author: Chia Longman,Tamsin Bradley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317113411
Category: Social Science
Page: 228
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This volume explores a variety of ’harmful cultural practices’: a term increasingly employed by organizations working within a human rights framework to refer to certain discriminatory practices against women in the global South. Drawing on recent work by feminists across the social sciences, as well as activists from around the world, this volume discusses and presents research on practices such as veiling, forced marriage, honour related and dowry violence, female genital ’mutilation’, lip plates and sex segregation in public space. With attention to the analytic utility of the notion of harmful cultural practices, this volume explores questions surrounding the contribution of feminist thought to international and NGO policies on such practices, whether western beauty practices should be analysed in similar terms, or should the notion as such from an anthropological perspective be rejected, how harmful cultural practices relate to processes of culturalization, religionization and secularization, and how they can be challenged, come to transform and disappear. Presenting concrete, empirical case studies from Africa, South East Asia, Europe and the UK Interrogating Harmful Cultural Practices will be of interest to scholars of sociology, anthropology, development and law with interests in gender, the body, violence and women’s agency.


Author: Öffentlichkeit gegen Gewalt e.V. AntiDiskriminierungsBüro Köln
Publisher: N.A
Category: Blacks
Page: 377
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Black Monsters and Horrified Americans

A Study of Representations of Embodied Horror in Twentieth-century African-American Culture
Author: Jerry Rafiki Jenkins
Publisher: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: 484
View: 590

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Running for their lives

girls, cultural identity, and stories of survival
Author: Sherrie A. Inness
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Category: Social Science
Page: 199
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Girl Power has become the rallying cry for a new generation of girls as they navigate--on their own terms--the perilous yet exhilarating journey from girlhood to adulthood. Though this transformation is often difficult for middle-class white girls growing up in the United States, it is unimaginably more difficult for girls, often in developing countries, who contend with such life-threatening issues as poverty, abuse, and civil war. Indeed, girl power is a luxury these girls can't afford. Consider the young Thai teenage girl who must work in a button factory in order to save some money for her daughter. Think about the poverty-stricken young girl who is raped in rural Pakistan, and whose rapist is never brought to trial.Consider the journey of the African girl who is adopted and brought to the United States, yet discovers that she is not accepted because of her race. These stories and other equally painful sagas will resonate with readers of this collection, whose chapters will give these and other disenfranchised girls a place to speak, a place to express some of the pain, emotional and physical, of their journey through girlhood.

Family Violence and Men of Color

Healing the Wounded Male Spirit
Author: Ricardo Carrillo,Jerry Tello
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826111739
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 162
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Intimate Partner Violence

Race, Social Class, and Masculinity
Author: Elizabeth A. Mansley
Publisher: Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc
ISBN: 9781593323738
Category: Social Science
Page: 203
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Elizabeth Mansley examines how race and class impact the construction of masculinity as demonstrated through men's accounts of intimate partner violence. Using an Ecological Nested Model, she examines race and class differences in the role that institutions and culture play in promoting violence against women. These differences support the call for culturally sensitive batterer treatment programs that are not just reflective of race, but of class as well. Knowledge of these differences would allow treatment providers to tailor their treatment plans to account for such diversity and to develop culturally sensitive treatment that will be more effective.

Brown tide rising

metaphors of Latinos in contemporary American public discourse
Author: Otto Santa Ana
Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 402
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"...awash under a brown tide...the relentless flow of waves on a beach, these human flows are remaking the face of America...." Since 1993, metaphorical language such as this has permeated mainstream media reporting on the United States' growing Latino population. In this groundbreaking book, Otto Santa Ana argues that far from being mere figures of speech, such metaphors produce and sustain negative public perceptions of the Latino community and its place in American society, precluding the view that Latinos are vested with the same rights and privileges as other citizens. Applying the insights of cognitive metaphor theory to an extensive natural language data set drawn from hundreds of articles in the Los Angeles Times and other media, Santa Ana reveals how metaphorical language portrays Latinos as invaders, outsiders, burdens, parasites, diseases, animals, and weeds. He convincingly demonstrates that three anti-Latino referenda passed in California because of such imagery, particularly the infamous anti-immigrant measure, Proposition 187. Santa Ana illustrates how Proposition 209 organizers broadcast compelling new metaphors about racism to persuade an electorate that had previously supported affirmative action to ban it. He also shows how Proposition 227 supporters used antiquated metaphors for learning, school, and language to blame Latino children's speech—rather than gross structural inequity—for their schools' failure to educate them. Santa Ana concludes by calling for the creation of insurgent metaphors to contest oppressive U.S. public discourse about minority communities.

Performing Purity

Whiteness, Pedagogy, and the Reconstitution of Power
Author: John T. Warren
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780820467542
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 176
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Based on a two-year critical ethnography, <I>Performing Purity: Whiteness, Pedagogy, and the Reconstitution of Power demonstrates the potential of a performative conceptualization of whiteness - a way of seeing whiteness in production, in the process of reiteration. This book builds on prior studies by searching for the repetitions of whiteness in our daily communication. The move to the performative is an explicit detailing of whiteness in and through the repetitious acts that work to reconstitute whiteness as a communicative ideal. <I>Performing Purity creates a critical space of dialogue, shifting the conversation to how we make race, as a construct, matter.

The evolution of American women's studies

reflections on triumphs, controversies, and change
Author: Alice E. Ginsberg
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230605794
Category: Education
Page: 239
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This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first introduction in the University setting to the present day.

Globalization and "just" Pedagogy

A Description, Interpretation, and Critique of English Composition Pedagogy in China, Brazil, and Spain
Author: David Alan Sapp
Publisher: N.A
Category: English language
Page: 534
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Aboriginal Oral Traditions

Theory, Practice, Ethics
Author: Renate Eigenbrod,Renée Hulan
Publisher: Brunswick Books
ISBN: 9781552662670
Category: Social Science
Page: 170
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Selected from a conference on Aboriginal oral traditions, these essays cover three broad subject areas: oral traditions and knowledge of the environment, economy, education, and/or health of communities; oral traditions and the continuance of language and culture; and the effects of intellectual property rights, electronic media, and public discourse on oral traditions.

Working With African American Males

A Guide to Practice
Author: Larry E. Davis
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780761904717
Category: Social Science
Page: 408
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This volume examines special issues associated with providing services and guidance to African American men. Although this group of men is like any other in its struggle with its social and economic problems, African American men experience a higher rate of murder, imprisonment, unemployment and racism. The contributors to this book provide a broad, interdisciplinary view of the possible solutions to the different problems facing African American men.

Lingua Franca

The Review of Academic Life
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Education, Higher
Page: N.A
View: 310

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