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When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

  • Author: Ira Katznelson
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 0393347141
  • Category: History
  • Page: 272
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A groundbreaking work that exposes the twisted origins of affirmative action. In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair Deal era of the 1930s and 1940s were created in a deeply discriminatory manner. Through mechanisms designed by Southern Democrats that specifically excluded maids and farm workers, the gap between blacks and whites actually widened despite postwar prosperity. In the words of noted historian Eric Foner, "Katznelson's incisive book should change the terms of debate about affirmative action, and about the last seventy years of American history."

The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow

Masseninhaftierung und Rassismus in den USA

  • Author: Michelle Alexander
  • Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
  • ISBN: 3956141598
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 352
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Die Wahl von Barack Obama im November 2008 markierte einen historischen Wendepunkt in den USA: Der erste schwarze Präsident schien für eine postrassistische Gesellschaft und den Triumph der Bürgerrechtsbewegung zu stehen. Doch die Realität in den USA ist eine andere. Obwohl die Rassentrennung, die in den sogenannten Jim-Crow-Gesetzen festgeschrieben war, im Zuge der Bürgerrechtsbewegung abgeschafft wurde, sitzt heute ein unfassbar hoher Anteil der schwarzen Bevölkerung im Gefängnis oder ist lebenslang als kriminell gebrandmarkt. Ein Status, der die Leute zu Bürgern zweiter Klasse macht, indem er sie ihrer grundsätzlichsten Rechte beraubt – ganz ähnlich den explizit rassistischen Diskriminierungen der Jim-Crow-Ära. In ihrem Buch, das in Amerika eine breite Debatte ausgelöst hat, argumentiert Michelle Alexander, dass die USA ihr rassistisches System nach der Bürgerrechtsbewegung nicht abgeschafft, sondern lediglich umgestaltet haben. Da unter dem perfiden Deckmantel des »War on Drugs« überproportional junge männliche Schwarze und ihre Communities kriminalisiert werden, funktioniert das drakonische Strafjustizsystem der USA heute wie das System rassistischer Kontrolle von gestern: ein neues Jim Crow.

Die Seele des Geldes

Die Seele des Geldes

verwandle deine Beziehung zum Geld und zum Leben

  • Author: Lynne Twist
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783723512494
  • Category:
  • Page: 264
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2006/2007

2006/2007

A: Autoren-Index. B: Rezensenten-Index. C: Titel-Index. D: Sachgebiets-Index. E: Zeitschriften-Index / International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences / Bibliographie internationale de la littérature périodique dans les domaines des...

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 311094149X
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 2832
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Die seit 1971 wieder erscheinende, interdisziplinäre, internationale Rezensionsbibliographie IBR ist eine einmalige Informationsquelle. Die Datenbank weist über 1,1 Millionen vornehmlich die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften berücksichtigende Buchrezensionen in 6.000 vorwiegend europäischen wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften nach. 60.000 Eintragungen kommen jedes Jahr hinzu, bieten dem Benutzer Daten zum rezensierten Werk und zur Rezension.

Warum gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten keinen Sozialismus?

Warum gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten keinen Sozialismus?

  • Author: Werner Sombart
  • Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
  • ISBN: 3863824032
  • Category:
  • Page: 140
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Nachdruck des Originals von 1906 ber eine bis heute aktuelle Frage.

Economic Inequality and Policy Control in the United States

Economic Inequality and Policy Control in the United States

  • Author: M. Stelzner
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137388110
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 108
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The income share of the top one percent of the population in the United States has increased from a little over nine percent of national income in the 1970s to 22.46 percent in 2012 a 144 percent increase. What is driving this astronomic growth in incomes for some? Is it possibly the result of non-meritorious forces? If so, how has this incredibly unequal development coexisted, and indeed worsened, in a political system based on equality? In Economic Inequality and Policy Control in the United States, Stelzner tackles each of these questions, and, in order to further develop understanding, Stelzner looks to the past and analyzes our experience with income inequality and the orientation of laws and institutions from the Gilded Age through the New and Fair Deal. He concludes that we have the tools to tackle inequality at present the same policies we used during the New and Fair Deal. However, in order to make change durable, we have to eliminate the undemocratic elements of our political system.

Coca-Colonisation und Kalter Krieg

Coca-Colonisation und Kalter Krieg

die Kulturmission der USA in Österreich nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg

  • Author: Reinhold Wagnleitner
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Propaganda, American
  • Page: 435
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The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics

The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics

  • Author: Georgia A. Persons
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • ISBN: 141280907X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 404
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This volume joins the preceding volumes in this distinguished series in presenting contemporary research by leading political scientists addressing topics of interest to those concerned with African-American affairs. It captures the expanding boundaries of black politics and the persistent interests of the black community at large. The anchoring symposium, "The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics," presents the scholarship of a cadre of young black political scientists actively engaged in the critical tasks of moving forward the study of black politics. Their concerns include expanding the boundaries of black politics along the lines of epistemology and methodology, especially in regard to core issues and areas within this field. In an introductory essay by Todd Shaw, the work of these scholars is situated within the context of temporal shifts in scholarly emphases. Overlapping issues and concerns across time as well as black political scholarship as defined in the field since its beginning are addressed. The second part of this volume, entitled "Maximizing the Black Vote; Recognizing the Limits of Electoral Politics," concentrates on serious lingering social concerns. These include the policy significance of black mayors affecting the concomitant impact of the black vote, the boundaries being pushed concerning the conjunction of black theology and sexual identity, a gendered analysis of familial policies, and the deepening social and economic plight of young black males including felon disfranchisement. The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics carries forth the search for an understanding of the relationship between religion, the black church, and black political behavior; cross-racial group coalitions as concerns matters of immigration, growing multiculturalism, and the impact on black politics; maximizing the impact of the black vote focusing on voting rights enforcement, the black vote in presidential elections, and the voice of the Congressional Black Caucus in American foreign policy; and persistent social inequalities especially as it concerns ideology, federalism, and social welfare policy.

Who are we?

Who are we?

die Krise der amerikanischen Identität

  • Author: Samuel P. Huntington
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783442151981
  • Category:
  • Page: 506
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Lernen, weiß zu sein

Lernen, weiß zu sein

Geld, (Rasse) und Gott in Amerika

  • Author: Thandeka
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783896883803
  • Category:
  • Page: 220
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“Der” große Ausverkauf

“Der” große Ausverkauf

wie die Bush-Regierung Amerika ruiniert

  • Author: Paul R. Krugman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783593374376
  • Category: Economic forecasting
  • Page: 272
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Sphären der Gerechtigkeit

Sphären der Gerechtigkeit

ein Plädoyer für Pluralität und Gleichheit

  • Author: Michael Walzer
  • Publisher: Campus Verlag
  • ISBN: 3593380358
  • Category:
  • Page: 478
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Die wissenschaftliche Gerechtigkeitsdebatte, jahrelang dominiert von John Rawls'”Theorie der Gerechtigkeit“, erhielt 1983 durch Michael Walzer eine bedeutende Wendung. In Abgrenzung von Rawls und anderen Gerechtigkeitstheoretikern entwickelte Walzer in seinem inzwischen klassisch gewordenen Werk seine Vision einer”komplexen Gleichheit“. Er geht davon aus, dass wahre Gerechtigkeit nicht durch einen wörtlich verstandenen Gleichheitsbegriff verwirklicht werden kann: Vielmehr verlangen verschiedene wichtige Güter - Reichtum, Macht, Arbeit, Liebe - auch verschiedene Modi der Verteilung. Walzer setzt sich nachdrücklich für einen neuen pluralistischen Gleichheitsbegriff ein, der bis heute nichts an Aktualität verloren hat.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Queen of Soul

  • Author: Mark Bego
  • Publisher: Edel:Books
  • ISBN: 3841901506
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 315
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Aus ihrem Privatleben hat die 20-fache Grammy-Gewinnerin Aretha Franklin immer ein Geheimnis gemacht. Bestsellerautor Mark Bego gelingt es trotzdem, ein ebenso faszinierendes wie privates Porträt der Queen of Soul zu zeichnen. Das Buch handelt von ihren musikalischen Erfolgen, den Männern ihres Lebens, dem lebenlangen Kampf gegen Esssucht und Übergewicht, ihrer Flugangst und ihren Fehden mit anderen Stars. Sämtliche Originialalben werden detailliert und kenntnisreich beschrieben und die Musik in den Kontext der jeweiligen Zeit gesetzt. Ein Buch, das jeden Musik- und Soulfan begeistern wird.

Race and Human Rights

Race and Human Rights

  • Author: Curtis Stokes
  • Publisher: MSU Press
  • ISBN: 0870139584
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 371
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The terrorist attacks against U.S. targets on September 11, 2001, and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, sparked an intense debate about "human rights." According to contributors to this provocative book, the discussion of human rights to date has been far too narrow. They argue that any conversation about human rights in the United States must include equal rights for all residents. Essays examine the historical and intellectual context for the modern debate about human rights, the racial implications of the war on terrorism, the intersection of racial oppression, and the national security state. Others look at the Pinkerton detective agency as a forerunner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the role of Africa in post–World War II American attempts at empire-building, and the role of immigration as a human rights issue.

Racing for Innocence

Racing for Innocence

Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action

  • Author: Jennifer Pierce
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • ISBN: 0804783195
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 248
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How is it that recipients of white privilege deny the role they play in reproducing racial inequality? Racing for Innocence addresses this question by examining the backlash against affirmative action in the late 1980s and early 1990s—just as courts, universities, and other institutions began to end affirmative action programs. This book recounts the stories of elite legal professionals at a large corporation with a federally mandated affirmative action program, as well as the cultural narratives about race, gender, and power in the news media and Hollywood films. Though most white men denied accountability for any racism in the workplace, they recounted ways in which they resisted—whether wittingly or not— incorporating people of color or white women into their workplace lives. Drawing on three different approaches—ethnography, narrative analysis, and fiction—to conceptualize the complexities and ambiguities of race and gender in contemporary America, this book makes an innovative pedagogical tool.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

  • Author: Richard T. Schaefer
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412926947
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1622
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History

  • Author: Andrew C. Isenberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199394474
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 640
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The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach to studying subjects outside the nation-state model, with pollution, global warming, and other issues affecting the earth not stopping at national borders. With 25 essays, this Handbook is global in scope and innovative in organization, looking at the field thematically through such categories as climate, disease, oceans, the body, energy, consumerism, and international relations.