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How long? How long? : African American women in the struggle for Civil rights
A compelling and readable narrative history, How Long? How Long? presents both a rethinking of social movement theory and a controversial thesis: that chroniclers have egregiously neglected the most
Patterns of Racial-Ethnic Exclusion by Internet Daters
Using data from 6070 U.S. heterosexual internet dating profiles, this study examines how racial and gender exclusions are revealed in the preferences of black, Latino, Asian and white online daters.
African-American Women in the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965: Gender, Leadership, and Micromobilization
  • B. Robnett
  • Sociology
    American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 May 1996
Through an analysis of gender in the civil rights movement, this article illustrates that the conceptualization of social movement leadership requires expansion. This study concludes that an
Race, Social Support and College Student Retention: A Case Study
At most colleges and universities, African American and Latino students are less likely than students from other racial and ethnic backgrounds to stay enrolled in college and are, therefore, less
Social movements : identity, culture, and the state
Why do social movements take the forms they do? How do activists' efforts and beliefs interact with the cultural and political contexts in which they work? Why do activists take particular strategic
Gendered Black Exclusion: The Persistence of Racial Stereotypes Among Daters
Employing questionnaires of 381 college students, this study examines the reasons why Latinos, Asians, and whites choose to include or exclude blacks as potential dates. First, we find that past
Internet Daters’ Body Type Preferences: Race–Ethnic and Gender Differences
TLDR
Findings suggest Latinos and African Americans negotiate dominant white idealizations of thin female bodies with their own cultures’ greater acceptance of larger body types.
Patterns of Racial-Ethnic Exclusion by Internet Daters
Using data from 6070 U.S. heterosexual internet dating profiles, this study examines how racial and gender exclusions are revealed in the preferences of black, Latino, Asian and white online daters.
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