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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel

Aziza Khazzoom.

March 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 360 pages.

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for...

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Taxonomies of Yellow

Michael Keevak.

in Becoming Yellow

May 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 9194 words.

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new sorts of human taxonomies as well as new claims about the color of all human groups, including East Asians, during the course of the eighteenth...

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Six Years Later

Geoff Harkness.

in Chicago Hustle and Flow

September 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 2641 words.

This chapter gives an account of what happened six years after the study on Chicago’s gangsta-rap underground has been conducted, describing the lives of Xcons and Bully Boyz members. It...

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A Eugenic Foundation

Michael Yudell and J. Craig Venter.

in Race Unmasked

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 6806 words.

This chapter discusses how eugenics provided a scientific explanation for racial differences. The idea that racial differences can be understood as genetic distinctions in appearance and...

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The Myth of the Christian Nation

Richard T. Hughes.

in Myths America Lives By

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 20435 words.

While America’s founders sought to create a nation of religious freedom, not a Christian nation, Christians in the early nineteenth century effectively Christianized the American Republic...

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The Myth of Nature’s Nation

Richard T. Hughes.

in Myths America Lives By

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 9360 words.

The American myth of Nature’s Nation claims that the United States, and especially its founding documents, owe nothing to human history but reflect the natural order as it came from the...

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The Myth of the Chosen Nation

Richard T. Hughes.

in Myths America Lives By

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 12078 words.

The American myth of the Chosen Nation has its deepest roots in the Hebrew Bible, on the one hand, and the English Reformation, on the other. William Tyndale, through his 1534 translation...

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Comparative Historical Sociology

Monica Prasad.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

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. 5513 words.

Comparative historical sociology is the branch of sociology that analyzes society-wide transformations, such as social revolutions, the rise of capitalism and the nation-state,...

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W.E.B. Du Bois

Rashawn Ray.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

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. 11953 words.

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (b. 1868–d. 1963) was a pioneering social theorist, methodologist, public sociologist, and social activist. It is estimated that he wrote over four thousand...

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Max Weber

Alan Sica.

in Sociology

P ublished online August 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. 26139 words.

A principal founder of modern sociology, Max Weber Jr. was born 21 April 1864, to a prominent Prussian lawyer/politician and a pious mother, in Erfurt, Prussia. He was the eldest of eight...

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Auguste Comte

Andrew Wernick.

in Sociology

P ublished online April 2016 .

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. 11537 words.

Auguste Comte (1798–1857), mathematician, philosopher of science, grand systematizer of positivism, and in later years founder and High Priest of the Church of Humanity, coined the term...

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World-Systems Analysis

Georgi Derluguian.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

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. 9434 words.

World-systems analysis (WSA) emerged in the stormy period between worldwide waves of protest in 1968 and the onset of transformative global economic crisis in 1973. Its founders Immanuel...

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World-Systems Analysis

Georgi Derluguian and Kevan Harris.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

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. 9434 words.

World-systems analysis (WSA) emerged in the stormy period between worldwide waves of protest in 1968 and the onset of transformative global economic crisis in 1973. Its founders Immanuel...

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Empires and Colonialism

George Steinmetz.

in Sociology

P ublished online January 2014 .

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. 18169 words.

Empires have been the main form of large-scale political organization for at least two millennia, in contrast to modern bureaucratic states, which have existed for just a few centuries....

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