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This book is a must read."-William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor. Harvard University "Elijah Anderson is a master ethnographer.

Author: Elijah Anderson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393340518

Category: Social Science

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Elijah Anderson, called "one of our best urban ethnographers" by the , introduces the concept of the "cosmopolitan canopy": the urban islands of civility amid segregated ghettos, suburbs, and ethnic enclaves.
2012-03-12 By Elijah Anderson

understanding diversity He finds that in these cosmopolitan canopies, people interact across racial and class lines with respect and acceptance. ... The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life.

Author: Margaret L. Andersen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305856325

Category: Social Science

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SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Ninth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, challenge common assumptions, and help students develop critical thinking skills as well as better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text employs a reader-friendly presentation and manageable structure, while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. Updated throughout with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, the text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2016-01-01 By Margaret L. Andersen

The task of cultural sociology, he explains in his 2003 The Meanings of Social Life: A Cultural Sociology, is to bring the unconscious cultural structures that regulate ... In The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Every Day Life ...

Author: Helle Porsdam

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108427555

Category: Law

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Promoting cultural and scientific creativity, and knowledge and understanding, cultural rights work as atrocity prevention tools and enable people to aspire to a better future.
2019-03-31 By Helle Porsdam

Keywords: race relations; racial caste; racial prejudice; white racial perspectives; ethnography his project emerged from the fieldwork that led to The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (Anderson 2011).

Author: Elijah Anderson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781452258935

Category: Social Science

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In 2001, the first of a series of ethnographic conferences took place in Los Angeles with an emphasis on fieldwork. Since then the field has gained a much larger disciplinary footprint. While the increase in substantial research in the field has risen dramatically, ethnographic styles of writing have emerged that fail to include much discernible fieldwork. This volume of The Annals broaches the subject of improving fieldwork in the ethnographic spectrum through old-fashioned or “shoe leather” fieldwork. At a more recent ethnographic conference at Yale University in 2010 with a follow-up in June 2011, emerging ethnographers were mentored by senior scholars in whichthey presented an informal, yet supportive setting where ethnographic fieldwork could be constructively critiqued. This volume is a product of those collective efforts. The articles in this volume include insight into relations among affluent minorities, the status system we find in today’ssports, and a portrait of an employer of undocumented workers, among other articles. This volume will appeal to both undergraduate and graduate students with a wide range of interests including sociology, education, anthropology, and race and gender conflicts and problems.
2012-06-21 By Elijah Anderson

Among these are Streetwise (1990), Code of the Street (1998) and, most recently, The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (2011). After teaching at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania for many years, ...

Author: Charles Lemert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000376845

Category: Social Science

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Social Theory is more than a reader. Feminists, race theorists, decolonizing leaders, and others are thoughtfully introduced by Charles Lemert’s substantial commentaries. Social Theory has always sought to keep up with the new while respecting the old—from Durkheim and Weber to Latinx and LGBTQ pioneers. When the book first appeared it was, as it remains, a collection of selections from those who have changed how we think about social things. Today, as the world is threatened by a global wave of anti-democratic movements, Social Theory adds a new early section to remind us of the origins of democratic values in 1700s. A new concluding section focuses the theoretical mind on how, in the 2020s, social theorists are rethinking the world in order to better understand and resist the menace of anti-democratic movements.
2021-05-28 By Charles Lemert

1 The arguments advanced in this article have been further developed and published in the book The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (Anderson, 2011). 2 See the introductory essay in a special issue on ...

Author: Divya P. Tolia-Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317122371

Category: Science

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Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation. Social scientists, particularly within cultural geography and cultural studies, have recently attempted to define and understand that which is more-than-representational, through the development of theories of affect, assemblage, post-humanism and actor network theory, to name a few. While there have been some recent attempts to draw these lines of thinking more forcefully into the field of heritage studies, this book focuses for the first time on relating heritage with the politics of affect. The volume argues that our engagements with heritage are almost entirely figured through the politics of affective registers such as pain, loss, joy, nostalgia, pleasure, belonging or anger. It brings together a number of contributions that collectively - and with critical acuity - question how researchers working in the field of heritage might begin to discover and describe affective experiences, especially those that are shaped and expressed in moments and spaces that can be, at times, intensely personal, intimately shared and ultimately social. It explores current theoretical advances that enable heritage to be affected, released from conventional understandings of both ’heritage-as-objects’ and ’objects-as-representations’ by opening it up to a range of new meanings, emergent and formed in moments of encounter. Whilst representational understandings of heritage are by no means made redundant through this agenda, they are destabilized and can thus be judged anew in light of these developments. Each chapter offers a novel and provocative contribution, provided by an interdisciplinary team of researchers who are thinking theoretically about affect through landscapes, practices of commemoration, visitor experience, site interpretation and other heritage work.
2016-07-01 By Divya P. Tolia-Kelly

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life. New York: W.W. Norton. Becker, H., and I. Horowitz. 1972. Culture and Civility in San Francisco. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books. Berger, P., and H. Kellner. 1970.

Author: David A. Karp

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 9781478633129

Category: Social Science

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Over multiple successful editions, this distinctive text puts day-to-day life under the microscope of sociological analysis, providing an engaging treatment of situations and interactions that are resonant with readers’ daily experiences. Clearly written and well-researched, it reveals the underlying patterns and order of everyday life, employing both seminal classical works and contemporary analyses that define and embrace the theories and methods of symbolic interactionism. The latest edition provides fresh insights into patterns of behavior across a wide range of settings and circumstances, connecting our individual “selves” to such issues as the effects of power differentials on social situations, changing definitions of intimacy, varied experiences of aging and the life course, and the ongoing search for meaning. Boxed inserts highlight topics of related interest, while thought-provoking discussion questions encourage readers to apply chapter content to their daily experiences.
2016-03-04 By David A. Karp

America (New York: Harper and Row, 1986), 17; Francesca Polletta, “'Free Spaces' in Collective Action,” Theory and Society 28 (1999): 1–38; Elijah Anderson, The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (New York: W. W. ...

Author: Robert E. Luckett Jr.

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781496833181

Category: Education

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Contributions by William D. Adams, Sarah Archino, Mario J. Azevedo, Katrina Byrd, Rico D. Chapman, Helen O. Chukwuma, Monica Flippin Wynn, Tatiana Glushko, Eric J. Griffin, Kathi R. Griffin, Yumi Park Huntington, Thomas M. Kersen, Robert E. Luckett Jr., Floyd W. Martin, Preselfannie W. McDaniels, Dawn Bishop McLin, Laura Ashlee Messina, Byron D'Andra Orey, Kathy Root Pitts, Candis Pizzetta, Lawrence Sledge, RaShell R. Smith-Spears, Joseph Martin Stevenson, Seretha D. Williams, and Karen C. Wilson-Stevenson Redefining Liberal Arts Education in the Twenty-First Century delves into the essential nature of the liberal arts in America today. During a time when the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and math dominate the narrative around the future of higher education, the liberal arts remain vital but frequently dismissed academic pursuits. While STEAM has emerged as a popular acronym, the arts get added to the discussion in a way that is often rhetorical at best. Written by scholars from a diversity of fields and institutions, the essays in this collection legitimize the liberal arts and offer visions for the role of these disciplines in the modern world. From the arts, pedagogy, and writing to social justice, the digital humanities, and the African American experience, the essays that comprise Redefining Liberal Arts Education in the Twenty-First Century bring attention to the vast array of ways in which the liberal arts continue to be fundamental parts of any education. In an increasingly transactional environment, in which students believe a degree must lead to a specific job and set income, colleges and universities should take heed of the advice from these scholars. The liberal arts do not lend themselves to the capacity to do a single job, but to do any job. The effective teaching of critical and analytical thinking, writing, and speaking creates educated citizens. In a divisive twenty-first-century world, such a citizenry holds the tools to maintain a free society, redefining the liberal arts in a manner that may be key to the American republic.
2021-05-28 By Robert E. Luckett Jr.

Sporting represents an important area of inquiry for the sociology of race, as it has been a venue for racial segregation and racial integration, for racial empowerment ... The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life.

Author: Steven L. Foy

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440856419

Category: Social Science

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This book explains how race, once a differentiating factor, became a major basis for stratification in America that pervaded scientific thought, religious doctrine, governmental policy, and the patterned actions of decision-makers in all sectors of social life. Racism in America: A Reference Handbook diverges from the typical focus of accounts of racism on interpersonal prejudice and discrimination to situate racism within structural processes to demonstrate the systematic nature of racial discrimination. Racial progress, though notable, has largely addressed symptoms of the racialized social system rather than tackling the ways in which the system is inherently patterned to benefit whites. This book provides evidence that racial discrimination is not an occasional decision made by individuals. The book provides readers with a background and history of race in America; a thorough treatment of the problems, controversies, and solutions related to race; a perspectives section including essays from experts in a variety of related fields; profiles of important people and organizations; and a section dedicated to data and documents. Its organizational strategy benefits the reader, first explaining core concepts and providing context for racism in America before moving into more specific applications in the work of relevant experts and providing directions for further study. • Provides readers with a structural analysis of how racism is embedded in the foundations of American society • Combines academic research on racism in America with perspectives from attorneys, activists, religious leaders, and others with experiences of institutional racism • Provides a sociologically grounded explanation of racism that demonstrates how racism in America was not arbitrary or solely interpersonal but rather planned, organized, and, at times, remarkably sophisticated in transferring power from racial minorities to whites • Includes a chronology of milestone events alongside resources for further study
2020-02-29 By Steven L. Foy

Elijah Anderson , The Cosmopolitan Canopy : Race and Civility in Everyday Life ( New York : W. W. Norton & Co. , 2011 ) , 2. For an overview of this phenomenon , see also Elijah Anderson , “ The White Space , ” in Sociology of Race and ...

Author: Maureen O'Connell

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 9780807016756

Category: Social Science

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A personal and historical examination of white Catholic anti-Blackness in the US told through 5 generations of one family, and a call for meaningful racial healing and justice within Catholicism Excavating her Catholic family’s entanglements with race and racism from the time they immigrated to America to the present, Maureen O’Connell traces, by implication, how the larger Catholic population became white and why, despite the tenets of their faith, so many white Catholics have lukewarm commitments to racial justice. O’Connell was raised by devoutly Catholic parents with a clear moral and civic guiding principle: those to whom much is given, much is expected. She became a theologian steeped in social ethics, engaged in critical race theory, and trained in the fundamentals of anti-racism. And still she found herself failing to see how her well-meaning actions affected the Black members of her congregations. It seemed that whenever she tried to undo the knots of racism, she only ended up getting more tangled in them. Undoing the Knots weaves together narrative history, theology, and critical race theory to begin undoing these knots: to move away from doing good and giving back and toward dismantling the white Catholic identity and the economic and social structures it has erected and maintained.
2022-01-25 By Maureen O'Connell