Download E-books Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Postwar America PDF

Marriage among blacks and whites is a longstanding and deeply ingrained taboo in American tradition. at the eve of global warfare II, mixed-race marriage used to be unlawful in such a lot states. but, sixty years later, black-white marriage isn't any longer unlawful or a divisive political factor, and the variety of such and their mixed-race little ones has risen dramatically. Renee Romano explains how and why such marriages have won reputation, and what this tells us approximately race kin in modern the USA. The historical past of interracial marriage is helping us comprehend the level to which the United States has conquer its racist previous, and what sort of additional we needs to visit in attaining significant racial equality.

Show description

Read or Download Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Postwar America PDF

Similar Special Groups books

Hong Kong Management and Labour: Change and Continuity (Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business)

Hong Kong administration and Labour argues, in a sequence of formerly unpublished, thoroughly up to date contributions, that monetary and social switch has been ongoing in Hong Kong for a few years, and political swap could be less significant for labour and administration within the quarter. This publication is written making an allowance for the troubles of coverage makers and executives - really human source managers, and people attracted to labour family, alternate unions, labour markets and legislations, and comparative administration.

Corporatism and Korean Capitalism (Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia)

Corporatism and Korean Capitalism employs corporatist thought to envision the Korean event of state-business ties. It contains theoretical chapters on Asian and Korean corporatism, case reviews of agriculture, and commercial family members and an advent to comparative corporatism. It is helping to push the research of Korean political and monetary swap from description directly to theoretical research.

The Palestinian Diaspora (Global Diasporas)

From the refugee camps of the Lebanon to the relative prosperity of lifestyles within the united states, the Palestinian diaspora has been dispersed the world over. during this pioneering learn, Helena Lindholm Schulz examines the ways that Palestinian id has been shaped within the diaspora via consistent eager for a place of origin misplaced.

The Secret History of the Mongols: The Life and Times of Chinggis Khan (Institute of East Asian Studies)

There has lengthy been a necessity for a scholarly English variation of the good thirteenth century ancient epic, the key historical past of the Mongols, the one surviving Mongol resource in regards to the empire. The booklet is especially in regards to the lifestyles and the occupation of Chinggis Khan, his ancestors and his upward push to energy. Chinggis Khan was once not just an army genius, but additionally an exceptional statesman and diplomat.

Extra resources for Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Postwar America

Show sample text content

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 31 votes