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"Becoming Southern: The Jews Of Savannah, Georgia, 1830-70, Mark I. Greenberg Feb 1998

"Becoming Southern: The Jews Of Savannah, Georgia, 1830-70, Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.


Campaigns Against Gender Violence (1977-1993), Professor Vibhuti Patel Jan 1998

Campaigns Against Gender Violence (1977-1993), Professor Vibhuti Patel

Professor Vibhuti Patel

The women's movement in India launched campaigns against rape, domestic violence, sexism in advertisements as well as against state repression during caste and communal riots in the early eighties. Before that, during the postemergency period of 1977-1980, small groups of women's rights activists in Hyderabad, Bombay, Delhi and Madras had started taking up individual cases of custodial rape, deaths of-housewives under mysterious circumstances and excesses by the state enforcement machinery during caste/communal riots which had increased in number and intensity of violence. The mass of poor women involved in the struggles of the tribal people, the industrial ...


Themes That Thread Through Society: Racism And Athletic Manifestation In The African-American Community, Keith Harrison Dec 1997

Themes That Thread Through Society: Racism And Athletic Manifestation In The African-American Community, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

The purpose of this article is to examine and critically analyze the impact of sport in the African-American community. This critique of the social and behavioral outcomes of sport in the African-American community will include philosophical, historical, and sociological inquiry most affecting the plight of the African-American male in academics and athletics. Data on the perceptions of contemporary African-American men participating in sport in higher education will also add more support to the conclusion that race and sport are socially constructed in society.


We Speak And Write This Language Against Our Will’: Jews, Hispanics, And The Dilemma Of Ladino-Speaking Sephardim In Early 20th Century New York", Aviva Ben-Ur Dec 1997

We Speak And Write This Language Against Our Will’: Jews, Hispanics, And The Dilemma Of Ladino-Speaking Sephardim In Early 20th Century New York", Aviva Ben-Ur

Aviva Ben-Ur

This article explores interactions of Puerto Ricans and Spanish expats with Ladino-speaking Ottoman Jews (Sephardim) in New York during the first half of the twentieth century, as reported in the U.S. Ladino press. These immigrant periodicals demonstrate that Ladino and Spanish were for the most part mutually intelligible languages. Yes, Sephardim did not always welcome the overtures of Puerto Ricans or Spaniards,


The Role Of The Nossa Senhora Aparecida Festival In Creating Brazilian American Community, Adam Arenson Dec 1997

The Role Of The Nossa Senhora Aparecida Festival In Creating Brazilian American Community, Adam Arenson

Adam Arenson

Once a year, the Brazilians who live in the Boston area come together at St. Anthony Church in Cambridge to celebrate the festival of Nossa Senhora Aparecida (Our Lady who has Appeared), view the statue of the Virgin Mary that has brought miracles to the people of Brazil, and honor to this patroness. The festival, attended by hundreds, is primarily religious but also seems to have important cultural aspects. Is there a Brazilian community? If so, what role does this festival play? The researcher attended the festival in 1997, providing questionnaires in Portuguese and English, taking photographs, and arranging to ...


"Savannah's Jewish Women And The Shaping Of Ethnic And Gender Identity, 1830-1900", Mark I. Greenberg Dec 1997

"Savannah's Jewish Women And The Shaping Of Ethnic And Gender Identity, 1830-1900", Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.