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“A patchwork heritage”: multiracial citation in Barack Obama's <i>Dreams from My Father</i>

Justin Ponder.

in Obama and the Biracial Factor

February 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 7866 words.

An examination of the role of ethnic citation and self-representation in multiracial autobiographies using Dreams From My Father as a case study.

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Academic Profiling

Gilda L. Ochoa.

October 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 336 pages.

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...

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Academic Profiling at a Southern California High School

Gilda L. Ochoa.

in Academic Profiling

October 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 7057 words.

Beginning with students’ reflections on the racial/ethnic divides on campus, this chapter provides the book’s socio-political and academic context. I challenge the limitations of studies...

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Accommodation needs and planning issues

Joanna Richardson and Maggie Smith-Bendell.

in Gypsies and Travellers

September 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 7701 words.

Richardson and Smith Bendell draw on ongoing research into planning decisions on Gypsy and Traveller sites. The chapter outlines the current shortage in accommodation for Gypsies and...

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Acknowledgments

Geoff K. Ward.

in The Black Child-Savers

June 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 1244 words.

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Addictions

Dalton Conley.

in Honky

November 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 3403 words.

The author states here that during the seventh grade, he spent more and more time with Jerome. They played video games and tried to invent their own computer programs at the Radio Shack on...

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Addressing Group Interest

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey.

in Transcending Racial Barriers

December 2010; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 5004 words.

Marriage counselors attempt to help couples overcome their problems by getting each spouse to see the other's perspective—putting themselves in the other's shoes, listen to their spouse,...

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Adolescence

Melissa R. Herman.

in Sociology

P ublished online April 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 13786 words.

The sociology of adolescence focuses on biological, social, economic, and psychological development of youth during the period between childhood and adulthood. In this period, typical youth...

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Affirmative Action for Latinos

Edited by Howard Mcgary.

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity

June 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 1650 words.

This chapter challenges Jorge J. E. Gracia's particular defense of affirmative action for Latinos. In his book Latinos in America (2008), Gracia evaluates the labels “Hispanic identity” and...

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African American Social Welfare History

Iris Carlton-LaNey.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 7450 words.

This article discusses the African American social welfare system that began to develop during the early 20th century. This social welfare system, designed by African Americans to serve...

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