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How Americans Make Race: Stories, Institutions, Spaces



How do people produce and reproduce identities? In How Americans Make Race, Clarissa Rile Hayward challenges what is sometimes called the ‘narrative identity thesis’: the idea that people produce and reproduce identities as stories. Identities have greater staying power than one would expect them to have if they were purely and simply narrative constructions, she argues, because people institutionalize identity-stories, building them into laws, rules, and other institutions that give social…


How Americans Make Race

Pub Date : 2013-10-31 | Author : Clarissa Rile Hayward | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107435995
ISBN 13 : 1107435994

How do people produce and reproduce identities? In How Americans Make Race, Clarissa Rile Hayward challenges what is sometimes called the 'narrative identity thesis': the idea that..


How Americans Make Race

Pub Date : 2013-10-31 | Author : Clarissa Rile Hayward | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107043893
ISBN 13 : 1107043891

Looks at why people keep using identities even after the stories from which they were constructed have been rejected...


De Facing Power

Pub Date : 2000-09-14 | Author : Clarissa Rile Hayward | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521785642
ISBN 13 : 9780521785648

A sophisticated new view of power as a network of social boundaries...


Black Faces White Spaces

Pub Date : 2014-06-01 | Author : Carolyn Finney | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469614489
ISBN 13 : 1469614480

Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors..


Making Meaning Out Of Mountains

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Mark C. J. Stoddart | Publisher : UBC Press

ISBN 10 : 9780774821964
ISBN 13 : 0774821965

Mountains bear the imprint of human activity. Scars from logging andsurface mining sit alongside national parks and ski lodges. Althoughthe environmental effects of extractive indu..


Asian Americans On Campus

Pub Date : 2015-07-24 | Author : Rosalind S. Chou | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317384168
ISBN 13 : 1317384164

While there are books on racism in universities, few examine the unique position of Asian American undergraduates. This new book captures the voices and experiences of Asian Americ..


Spaces Of Conflict Sounds Of Solidarity

Pub Date : 2013-02-15 | Author : Gaye Theresa Johnson | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520954854
ISBN 13 : 0520954858

In Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity, Gaye Theresa Johnson examines interracial anti-racist alliances, divisions among aggrieved minority communities, and the cultural expre..


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