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Studies in Symbolic Interaction Vol: 34

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09 Apr 2010
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
312 pages - 152 x 229 x 28mm
Studies in Symbolic Interaction


Part I of Volume 34 of "Studies in Symbolic Interaction" contains 12 outstanding contributions by leading activist scholars on Commodity Racism, Chief Illiniwek, and Native American Sport Mascots. Part II, New Interpretative Works, contain seven performance narratives - black womanhood, masculinity, whiteness, and gender, sexual violation, old civilization and democratic citizenship.
List of Contributors. Thinking against/after chief Illiniwek. Explaining the NCAA Decision, August 9, 2005. Mourning the mascot's demise: On prehistoric origins and modern aftermath. “Leutwiler's Indian”: Creating the “Chief” tradition at the university of Illinois. Why the NCAA was right. Inventing tradition: The garippo report and the paraphernalia of jurisprudence. Death and resurrection of chief illiniwek (1926–2007). Staging an intervention in a virtual dystopia: The online fallout of the race, power and privilege forum and the removal of “Chief Illiniwek”. The university of chief illiniwek? Consuming “indianness” in the shadows of memorial stadium. (Not) Writing about the chief. On deaf ears: an activist's comments to the university's trustees. “Born to be wild” or a “tale of two theories”: A performance of black womanhood in the United States. Romance, nostalgia, and danger: Disposing of the white male guide. “And her death filled her with great plentitude”: Whiteness, erasure, and racialized schooling. Stepping out, speaking up: Resisting sexual violence through narratives. The chargeling. Playing with oil: Putting performativity at the center of oil civilization. Lifelong education and democratic citizenship. Studies in symbolic interaction. Studies in symbolic interaction. Copyright page.

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