American Mixed Race: The Culture of Microdiversity

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 1995 - Social Science - 379 pages
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This exciting multidisciplinary collection brings together twenty-two original essays by scholars on the cutting edge of racial theory, who address both the American concept of race and the specific problems experienced by those who do not fit neatly into the boxes society requires them to check.
 

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Contents

Five Arrows
3
Color Fades Over Time
13
Racelessness
25
Check the Box that Best Describes You
39
What Are They?
53
Art
61
From Melodrama to the Movies The Tragic Mulatto as a Type Character
63
The Theater of Identity MultiRace and Representation of Eurasians and Afroasians
79
Testimony of the Association of MultiEthnic Americans Before the Subcommittee on Census Statistics and Postal Personnel of the US House of Repre...
191
Multiracial Identity Assertion in the Sociopolitical Context of Primary Education
211
Yankee Imperialism and Imperialist Nostalgia A View from the Inside
221
Identity Theory
229
The Multiracial Contribution to the Psychological Browning of America
231
Made in the USA Racial Mixing n Matching
237
Mestizo Identity
257
Race and Racism Marginalization within the Margins
279

The GoBetween People Representations of Mixed Race in TwentiethCentury American
97
Social Science
113
The Hawaiian Alternative to the OneDrop Rule
115
Some Kind of Indian On Race Eugenics and MixedBloods
133
Exploring the Social Construction of Race Sociology and the Study of Interracial Relationships
155
Therapeutic Perspectives on Biracial Identity Formation and Internalized Oppression
169
Public Policy
183
Grassroots Advocacy
185
Ethnic Transgressions Confessions of an Assimilated Jew
287
Life After Race
297
Notes
309
Select Bibliography
351
Index
367
About the Contributors
375
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\Naomi Zack is assistant professor of philosophy at the State University of New York, Albany.

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