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Academic ProfilingLatinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Gilda L. Ochoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687398
eISBN:
9781452948898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Academic Profiling focuses on the schooling experiences and relationships between the two fastest growing groups in the United States—Asian Americans and Latinas/os. At a time when politicians and ... More

The American Dream in Vietnamese

The American Dream in Vietnamese

Nhi T. Lieu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Using research on popular culture of the Vietnamese diaspora, this book explores how people displaced by war reconstruct cultural identity in the aftermath of migration. Embracing American democratic ... More

A Black Communist in the Freedom StruggleThe Life of Harry Haywood

A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Harry Haywood

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Mustering out of the U.S. army in 1919, Harry Haywood stepped into a battle that was to last the rest of his life. Within months, he found himself in the middle of one of the bloodiest race riots in ... More

Brown ThreatIdentification in the Security State

Brown Threat: Identification in the Security State

Kumarini Silva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900021
eISBN:
9781452955179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Threat makes a critical intervention in U.S based race studies. The book positions a category of ‘brown’ identification (along side identity) as a form of organizing race and racialized ... More

The Changs Next Door to the DíazesRemapping Race in Suburban California

The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

Wendy Cheng

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679812
eISBN:
9781452948829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679812.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The book examines how the everyday experiences of residents of a multiracial, “majority-minority,” suburban area in Southern California shape distinctive notions of race, privilege, and belonging. At ... More

Chicago Hustle and FlowGangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Geoff Harkness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692286
eISBN:
9781452949598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

On September 4, 2012, Joseph Coleman, an eighteen-year-old aspiring gangsta rapper, was gunned down in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Police immediately began investigating the connections ... More

A Chosen People, a Promised LandMormonism and Race in Hawai'i

A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Hokulani K. Aikau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Christianity figured prominently in the imperial and colonial exploitation and dispossession of indigenous peoples worldwide, yet many indigenous people embrace Christian faith as part of their ... More

Civil RacismThe 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Lynn Mie Itagaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Racial Burnout: The 1992 Los Angeles “Riots” and the Crisis of Civil Racism examines cultural responses to the riots through the aesthetics and politics of the post-civil rights era and argues that ... More

Civil Rights ChildhoodPicturing Liberation in African American Photobooks

Civil Rights Childhood: Picturing Liberation in African American Photobooks

Katharine Capshaw

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816694044
eISBN:
9781452948294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Civil Rights Childhood shifts critical attention towards the qualities in black children's lives that received photographic attention during their day but that have faded from memory of the civil ... More

Death Beyond DisavowalThe Impossible Politics of Difference

Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Grace Kyungwon Hong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book utilizes “difference” as theorized by women of color feminists to analyse works of cultural production by people of color as expressing a powerful antidote to the erasures of contemporary ... More

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