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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

American by PaperHow Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

American by Paper: How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

Kate Vieira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697519
eISBN:
9781452954226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

American by Paper is a book about the consequences of papers—visas, green cards, and passports—for immigrant literacy. For immigrants, papers can mean the difference between family reunification 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

American PietàsVisions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Ruby C. Tapia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the ... More

Answer the CallVirtual Migration in Indian Call Centers

Answer the Call: Virtual Migration in Indian Call Centers

Aimee Carrillo Rowe, Sheena Malhotra, and Kimberlee Pérez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689385
eISBN:
9781452948881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Answer the Call explores the daily, psychic journeys Indian call center agents undergo as they virtually migrate between India and the U.S. The new time-space relations generated by this virtual ... More

Between Feminism and IslamHuman Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Zakia Salime

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

There are two major women’s movements in Morocco: the Islamists who hold sharia as the platform for building a culture of women’s rights, and the feminists who use the United Nations’ framework to ... 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

Blood SugarRacial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Anthony Ryan Hatch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The Politics of Metabolism analyses the racial ideas that underpin the metabolic syndrome as a new biomedical construction that aims to transform how contemporary medicine understands and treats ... More

Body and SoulThe Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Alondra Nelson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Between its founding in 1966 and its formal end in 1980, the Black Panther Party blazed a distinctive trail in American political culture. The Black Panthers are most often remembered for their ... More

Building Dignified WorldsGeographies of Collective Action

Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Gerda Roelvink

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores the question of how contemporary collectives are creating diverse, new forms of creative economies that arrange diverse peoples, animals, natural environments, technologies and ... More

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