Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon

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Juni 2007





Part 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction: From the Legacy of Ing "Doc" Hay to Reading Ethnicity in Oregon History Part 3 I: Demographics Chapter 4 Racialized Minority Demographics of Oregon Part 5 II: A Legacy of Racialization Chapter 6 "A Mistake to Simmer the Question Down to Black and White:" The History of Oregon's Miscengenation Law Chapter 7 Japanese Americans in Eastern Oregon: The Wartime Roots of an Unexpected Community Part 8 III: Indigenous Peoples and Early Communities of Color Chapter 9 Ethnicity, Solidarity, and Tradition: A Study into the Dynamics and Complexities of the Chinese Immigrant Community in John Day Chapter 10 A Very Prejudiced State: Discrimination in Oregon from 1900-1940 Chapter 11 "We are tired of cookies and old clothes:" From Poverty Programs to Community Empowerment among Oregon's mexicano Poluation, 1957-1975 Chapter 12 Lumber, Railroads, Factories, and Silicon: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and Work in Oregon Part 12 IV: Race and Labor Chapter 13 Mixtec Farmworkers in Oregon: Linking Labor and Ethnicity through Farmworker Unions, Hometown Associations and Pan-Indigenous Organizing Part 15 V: History and Memory Chapter 16 Oral Narratives of the Klamath Termination: Using Video to Record Memory Chapter 17 Celilo Falls: Parallel Lives Along N'Che Wana Chapter 18 Defying Definition: Portraits of Arab Oregonians Part 19 VI: Politics and Social Control Chapter 20 "Political History, Political Science, and Oregon Politics: Race and Ethnicity" Chapter 21 "Made on the Inside," Destruction on the Outside: Race, Oregon and the Prison Industrial Complex Part 22 Appendix


Jun Xing is Professor of Ethnic Studies at Oregon State University. He is the author/editor of five other books, including: Baptized in the Fire of Revolution (1996), Asian America through the Lens (1998), Reversing the Lens (2003), and Teaching for Change (2006). Erlinda Gonzales-Berry is Professor of Chicano/a and Latino/a at Oregon State University where she has served as chair of the Ethnic Studies Department for ten years. Patti Sakurai is Assistant Professor in the Ethnic Studies Department at Oregon State University and specializes in Asian American Studies. Robert D. Thompson Jr. is Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at Oregon State University. Trained as a sociologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Professor Thompson specializes in African American and Comparative Ethnic Studies and African American Political and Social Thought in the Early Twentieth Century. Kurt Peters is Associate Professor of Native American Studies and Comparative Ethnic Studies, serves on the Executive Board of the Rural Community Sustainability Project, and is Director of the Native American Collaborative Institute at Oregon State University.


Seeing Color is an important book that will prove useful to scholars in anthropology, sociology, history, geography, ethnic studies, and related fields. [This] book will provide scholars, students, and decision makers in the state and beyond with a host of timely and important information on Oregon's rapidly changing and ever more diverse demographic patterns as compared to the stories and patterns that helped shape the state's predominantly white past. Journal of American Ethnic History, Fall 2009
EAN: 9780761837268
ISBN: 0761837264
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2007
Seitenanzahl: 266 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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