Race and Ethnicity: Across Time, Space and Discipline

Race and Ethnicity: Across Time, Space and Discipline

by Rodney D. Coates
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Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.


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Race and Ethnicity: Across Time, Space and Discipline

The gauntlet thrown down before the American social scientists who contribute was to contemplate, evaluate, and analyze issues regarding race and ethnicity from radically different perspectives than those found in conventional studies. Across the disciplines of classics, anthropology, demography, linguistics, and law, they explore such topics as how to talk nasty about Blacks without sounding racist, the Black radical traditions in the South, and deciphering the Du Boisian concept of race and nation in The Conservation of Races. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004139916
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2004
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences Series , #2
Pages: 506
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

Rodney D. Coates, Ph.D. (1987) in Sociology, University of Chicago, is Professor of Sociology and Gerontology and the Director of Black World Studies at Miami University. He has published extensively in the area of critical race and ethnic relations.

Table of Contents


Part One Race Across Time
1. Apples are the Color of Blood
2. Confederate Police and the Post-Slavery Racial Order: A New Perspective on the New Orleans Race Riot of 1866
3. The State and the Production of Racial Categories
4. The End of Race? Rethinking the Meaning of Blackness in Post-Civil Rights America
5. How to Talk Nasty About Blacks Without Sounding “Racist”: Exposing the Sophisticated Style of Color-Blind
6. A Critical Sociology of African Americans, the U.S. Welfare State, and Neoliberalism in the Era of Corporate
7. Looking B(l)ackward: 2097–1997

Part Two Race Across Space
8. Transforming Racial Identity Through Affirmative Action
9. Do the right thing – race and ethnic differences in integrity
10. The Black Radical Traditions in the South: Confronting Empire
11. Exploring the Racial Discrimination and Competition Processes of Race-Specific Violence in the Urban Context
12. A Black Feminist Critique of the Social Construction of Crack Cocaine along Race, Class, and Gender Lines
13. Dining While Black: Racial Rituals and the Black American Restaurant Experience
14. Ethnography, Demography and Service-Learning: Situating Lynwood Park

Part Three Race Across Discipline
15. On Black Athena, Hippocratic Medicine, and Roman Imperial Edicts: Egyptians and the Problem of Race in Classical Antiquity
16. Metaphoric Black Bodies in the Hinterlands of Race; Or, Towards Deciphering the Du Boisian Concept of Race and Nation in “The Conservation of Races”
17. Sexism, Racism and African American Muslim Women: What Does Wearing Hijab Mean to Them?
18. Repression, Racism, and Resistance: The New Orleans Black Urban Regime and a Challenge to Racist
19. Ethnic Pluralism and National Identity in Nigeria
20. I Don’t Sing, I Don’t Dance, and I Don’t Play Basketball! Is Sociology Declining in Significance, or Has It Just
Returned To Business As Usual?

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