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Black in PlaceThe Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Black in Place: The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Brandi Thompson Summers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469654010
eISBN:
9781469654034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

While Washington, D.C., is still often referred to as “Chocolate City,” it has undergone significant demographic, political, and economic change in the last decade. In D.C., no place represents this ... More

Mobilizing New YorkAIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More

System KidsAdolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

Lauren J. Silver

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622590
eISBN:
9781469622613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622590.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book considers the daily lives of adolescent mothers as they negotiate the child welfare system to meet the needs of their children and themselves. Often categorized as dependent and delinquent, ... More

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