Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Volume 34

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Part I of Volume 34 of Studies in Interaction contains 11 outstanding contributions by leading activist scholars on Commodity Racism, Chief Illiniwek, and Native American Sport Mascots. Part II, New Interpretative Works, contains seven performance narratives - black womanhood, masculinity, whiteness and gender, sexual violation, old civilization, and democratic citizenship.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849509602
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Publication date: 4/9/2010
  • Series: Studies in Symbolic Interaction Series
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

PART I: Decolonial Openings: Fashioning Narratives and Identities Against/After Chief Illiniwek

Thinking Against/After Chief Illiniwek C. Richard King King, C. Richard 3

Explaining The NCAA Decision, August 9, 2005 Carol Spindel Spindel, Carol 9

Mourning The Mascot's Demise: On Prehistoric Origins and Modern Aftermath Synthia Sydnor Sydnor, Synthia 15

"Leutwiler's Indian": Creating The "Chief" Tradition at The University of Illionis Jennifer Guiliano Guiliano, Jennifer 33

Inventing Tradition: The Garippo Report and the The Parphernalia of Jurisprudence Ray Gamache Gamache, Ray 63

Death and Resurrection of Chief Illiniwek (1926-2007) David Prochaska Prochaska, David 87

Staging An Intervention in a Virtual Dystopla: the Online Fallout of the Race, Power and Privilege Forum and The Remvoal of "Chief Illiniwek" Cassidy C Browning Browning, Cassidy C 137

The University of Chief Illiniwek? Consuming "Indianness" in the Shadows of Memorial Stadium Michael D. Giardina Giardina, Michael D. 151

(NoT) Writing About the Chief David Roediger Roediger, David 169

On Daf Ears: an Activist's Comments to the University's Trustees Stephen J. Kaufman Kaufman, Stephen J. 183

PART II. New Interpretative Works

"Born to be Wild" or A "Tale of Two Theories": A Performance of Black Womanhood in the United States Amira Millicent Davis Davis, Amira Millicent 205

Romance, Nostalgia, and Danger: Disposing of the White Male Guide Richard J. Doherty Doherty, Richard J. 223

"And Her Death Filled Her With Great Plentitude": Whiteness, Erasure, and Racialized Schooling Myra Maroglin Maroglin, Myra 239

Stepping Out, Speaking Up: Resisting Sexual Violence Through Narratives Koeli Moitra Goel Goel, Koeli Moitra 261

The Chareling Cory Holding Holding, Cory 269

Playing With Oil: Putting Performativity at the Center of Oil Civilzation Daniel Lord Lord, Daniel 285

Lifeliong Education and Democratic Citizenship John M. Johnson Johnson, John M. 295

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