Race and Coalition

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Race and Coalition is volume 1, number 2 of the journal Race/Ethnicity. It reflects continuing attention by scholars and advocates to the theoretical and practical features of coalition building. Contributors engage topics that include the challenges and opportunities racially marginalized groups face in trying to work together, the mobilization of transnational networks in multiracial organizing, the simultaneous use and critique of "white privilege," multiracial organizing against the rights of other marginalized populations, and the unintended effects of coalition building.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 187.96 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 408.23g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 7 b&w photographs, 1 chart
  • 0253116821
  • 9780253116826

About John A. Powell

john a. powell is Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Moritz College of Law and Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The Ohio State University.Mac A. Stewart is Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Vice Provost for Minority Affairs at The Ohio State University.
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"With its first issue, Race/Ethnicity establishes itself at the rich intersection of race and ethnicity studies. In our new world, where boundaries seem to grow more fluid by the day, this journal will be at the forefront of our crucial, global conversation about who we are and where we are going. Race/Ethnicity is scholarship at its best." Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Table of contents

Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton, "'The Myths of Coalition' from Black Power: The Politics of Liberation"; Daniel Widener, "Another City Is Possible: Interethnic Organizing in Contemporary Los Angeles"; "The Practice of Working in Coalition," An Interview with Gerald LeNoir, Pascale Charhon, and Sandeep Pandey; Mica Pollock, "Using and Disputing Privilege: Young U.S. Activists Struggling to Wield 'International Privilege' in Solidarity"; Carolyn Mar tin Shaw, "Sticks and Scones: Black and White Women in the Homecraft Movement in Colonial Zimbabwe"; Christian Collet, "The Viability of 'Going It Alone': Vietnamese in America and the Coalition Experience of a Transnational Community"; Nancy Wadswor th, "Race-ing Faith and Fate: The Jeremiad in Multiracial 'Traditional Marriage' Alliances"
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