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Caste Resources - AUC Share: Part 2: Arbitrary Construction

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Topics for Exploration in Part Two

Slavery in America

Race as a Construct

Aliya Saperstein - Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (2017) Discusses whether or not race is "fixed" by using data to suggest that race is "flexible". Used 1979 cohort of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth.

Jim Crow Laws

David Cunningham  (Brandeis University) explores systems of racial separation and institutionalized segregation known as Jim Crow laws.

NBC News Learn (2020) After the Emancipation Proclamation, blacks filled local and national offices, but white southerners were determined to pass new state laws to curtail this progress This legislation is often referred to as Jim Crow laws.

Racism

Nazism and the Jim Crow South

Racial Violence in America

Topics for Exploration in Part Two (continued)

Disease, Immunity and Genetics

Geneva Convention

Writings from Black Experience

New York Draft Riots of 1863

Selma to Montgomery March (1965)

Racial Anthropology

Dalit Panther Movement

Race and Color Discrimination in the Workplace

Caste and Surnames

Eugenics

Sources Discussed in Text

Guide Editors

Guide Editors

  • Angela Dixon -  adixon50@gsu.edu
  • Amy Stalker - astalker@gsu.edu