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The White Possessive

Author : Aileen Moreton-Robinson
ISBN : 9781452944593
Genre : Social Science
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The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian Aboriginal context, Aileen Moreton-Robinson questions current race theory in the first world and its preoccupation with foregrounding slavery and migration. The nation, she argues, is socially and culturally constructed as a white possession. Moreton-Robinson reveals how the core values of Australian national identity continue to have their roots in Britishness and colonization, built on the disavowal of Indigenous sovereignty. Whiteness studies literature is central to Moreton-Robinson’s reasoning, and she shows how blackness works as a white epistemological tool that bolsters the social production of whiteness—displacing Indigenous sovereignties and rendering them invisible in a civil rights discourse, thereby sidestepping thorny issues of settler colonialism. Throughout this critical examination Moreton-Robinson proposes a bold new agenda for critical Indigenous studies, one that involves deeper analysis of how the prerogatives of white possession function within the role of disciplines.
Category: Social Science

Collisions At The Crossroads

Author : Genevieve Carpio
ISBN : 9780520298835
Genre : History
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There are few places where mobility has shaped identity as widely as the American West, but some locations and populations sit at its major crossroads, maintaining control over place and mobility, labor and race. In Collisions at the Crossroads, Genevieve Carpio argues that mobility, both permission to move freely and prohibitions on movement, helped shape racial formation in the eastern suburbs of Los Angeles and the Inland Empire throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. By examining policies and forces as different as historical societies, Indian boarding schools, bicycle ordinances, immigration policy, incarceration, traffic checkpoints, and Route 66 heritage, she shows how local authorities constructed a racial hierarchy by allowing some people to move freely while placing limits on the mobility of others. Highlighting the ways people of color have negotiated their place within these systems, Carpio reveals a compelling and perceptive analysis of spatial mobility through physical movement and residence.
Category: History

Race And Racialization 2e

Author : Tania Das Gupta
ISBN : 9781773380155
Genre : Social Science
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Few words have generated as much debate and controversy as the word race. Through a critical examination of this complex subject, this anthology brings together essential contributions to the study of race and racialization. An excellent compilation of classic and contemporary works by academic and activist writers, Race and Racialization provides historical, comparative, and global perspectives on race and its intersection with gender, class, ethnicity, indigeneity, and sexuality. This well-updated second edition includes a new section on state multiculturalism and a diverse ensemble of Canadian and international contributors who explore such relevant themes as colonialism, institutional racism, ethnocentrism, privilege, marginalization, and resistance. Featuring introductions to each piece written by the editors, annotated lists of supplementary readings to encourage further exploration, and contributions by activists from Idle No More and Black Lives Matter, this comprehensive and highly accessible anthology is perfect for students studying race, racism, cultural diversity, identity and belonging, social inequality, and social justice.
Category: Social Science

Empire S Tracks

Author : Manu Karuka
ISBN : 9780520296626
Genre : History
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Empire’s Tracks boldly reframes the history of the transcontinental railroad from the perspectives of the Cheyenne, Lakota, and Pawnee Native American tribes, and the Chinese migrants who toiled on its path. In this meticulously researched book, Manu Karuka situates the railroad within the violent global histories of colonialism and capitalism. Through an examination of legislative, military, and business records, Karuka deftly explains the imperial foundations of U.S. political economy. Tracing the shared paths of Indigenous and Asian American histories, this multisited interdisciplinary study connects military occupation to exclusionary border policies, a linked chain spanning the heart of U.S. imperialism. This highly original and beautifully wrought book unveils how the transcontinental railroad laid the tracks of the U.S. Empire.
Category: History

The Possessive Investment In Whiteness

Author : George Lipsitz
ISBN : 9781592134953
Genre : History
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A widely influential book--revised to reveal racial privilege at work in the 21st century.
Category: History

A Possessive Billionaire Vol 8

Author : Olivia Dean
ISBN : 9791025702130
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 65.72 MB
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Emma is being held prisoner, but has no idea why. Alone and terrified in a luxury hotel, behind closed doors and shutters, she is racked with doubt and fear. Where is Charles? Is he in danger as well? And what do these sinister-looking Russians want from her? The American beauty is horrified at the idea of having lost her handsome billionaire forever... To save her love and her life, Emma is willing to do anything, even face the diabolical Alice in a breathtaking rooftop showdown. Will love conquer all?
Category: Fiction

Boxed Set A Possessive Billionaire Vol 7 9

Author : Olivia Dean
ISBN : 9791025708255
Genre : Fiction
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Having narrowly escaped the worst, sweet Emma is faced with a harsh reality: Alice has returned, determined to seduce her former lover! But Emma isn't going to give up so easily. She's ready to risk everything to get Charles back... even her life!
Category: Fiction

The New Plantation

Author : B. Hawkins
ISBN : 9780230105539
Genre : Education
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The New Plantation examines the controversial relationship between predominantly White NCAA Division I Institutions (PWI s) and black athletes, utilizing an internal colonial model. It provides a much-needed in-depth analysis to fully comprehend the magnitude of the forces at work that impact black athletes experiences at PWI s. Hawkins provides a conceptual framework for understanding the structural arrangements of PWI s and how they present challenges to Black athletes academic success; yet, challenges some have overcome and gone on to successful careers, while many have succumbed to these prevailing structural arrangements and have not benefited accordingly. The work is a call for academic reform, collective accountability from the communities that bear the burden of nurturing this athletic talent and the institutions that benefit from it, and collective consciousness to the Black male athletes that make of the largest percentage of athletes who generate the most revenue for the NCAA and its member institutions. Its hope is to promote a balanced exchange in the athletic services rendered and the educational services received.
Category: Education