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Remaking Respectability

African American Women in Interwar Detroit

by Victoria W. Wolcott

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Black studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Women In The U.S.,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Social classes,
  • History: American,
  • Michigan,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • African American women,
  • Detroit,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9757058M
    ISBN 100807826375
    ISBN 109780807826379

    Sep 20,  · Remaking a Life: A New Book about How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality By J. T. Roane September 20, 0 This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies. Jul 13,  · Their work challenged thinking on racial issues as well as questions about gender, sexuality, and elizrosshubbell.com Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of .

    Biography. Alecia P. Long is the John R. Loos and Paul and Nancy Murrill Professor in the Department of History at Louisiana State University where she teaches courses on Louisiana History. She is the author of The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, Her forthcoming book project is titled Cruising for Conspirators: How the Assassination of John F. Sep 30,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Victoria W Wolcott books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    "Victoria Wolcott's well-written and deeply researched new book adds another crucial layer to the civil rights narrative. She goes beyond the familiar marches and leaders to focus on movie theaters, skating rinks, dance halls, city parks, amusement parks, and swimming pools as places of struggle. and the author of Remaking Respectability. Lee "Remaking Respectability African American Women in Interwar Detroit" por Victoria W. Wolcott disponible en Rakuten Kobo. In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Cent Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.


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Sep 27,  · Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit [Victoria W. Wolcott] on elizrosshubbell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Central StationCited by: In "Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit", Victoria W.

Wolcott argues, “Understanding the variety of female experiences represented in [Robert] Hayden’s poem, [‘Elegies for Paradise Valley,’] is essential to understanding a broader 4/5(4).

In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Central Station, part of the Great Migration of blacks who left the South seeking improved economic and political conditions in the urban North.

The most visible of these migrants have been the male industrial workers who labored on the city's automobile assembly lines.5/5(1). Remaking Respectability book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands o /5.

Sep 17,  · A social history of black women also highlights their remarkable achievements in the face of racial discrimination practiced by white employers, landlords, police, and city officials. But Remaking Respectability is also a gender history that examines broad cultural, political, and economic shifts in Detroit's black community.[3] This gender Pages: Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit by Wolcott, Victoria W.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at elizrosshubbell.com Remaking Respectability book 01,  · Read "Remaking Respectability African American Women in Interwar Detroit" by Victoria W. Wolcott available from Rakuten Kobo. In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Cent Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

E-Book $ Sony Ebooks Kobo eBooks Barnes and Noble Ebooks Amazon Kindle Apple iBookstore In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Central Station, part of the Great Migration of blacks who left the South seeking improved economic and political conditions in the urban.

Several characteristics other than the appearance vs. reality theme link "Respectability" to the other Winesburg stories. First, there is the irony of the title itself, for the wife's family, who are called "respectable people," prove to be coarse and vulgar.

Second, there are the repeated images linking this story to some of the others. Dec 01,  · Wolcott's continual returns to respectability's behavioral agenda, for example, even as late as the s with New Deal domestic training classes, make the book repetitive at times.

Yet the very repetition calls attention to the persistence of the discourse and Author: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.

As Detroit's black population grew exponentially, women not only served as models of bourgeois respectability, but also began to reshape traditional standards of deportment in response to the new realities of their lives.

In so doing, Wolcott says, they helped transform black politics and culture. Respectability politics or the politics of respectability is a form of moralistic discourse used by some prominent figures, leaders or academics who are members of various marginalized groups.

When these figures promote respectability politics, this may serve as. May 30,  · The politics of respectability entailed "reform of individual behavior as a goal in itself and as a strategy for reform." Respectability was part of "uplift politics," and had two audiences: African Americans, who were encouraged to be respectable, and white people, who needed to be shown that African Americans could be respectable.

Get this from a library. Remaking respectability: African American women in interwar Detroit. [Victoria W Wolcott]. Jun 11,  · Do you want to remove all your recent searches. All recent searches will be deleted. Her first book, published by the University of North Carolina Press inwas Remaking Respectability: African-American Women in Interwar Detroit.

In Wolcott published a second book with the University of Pennsylvania Press, Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle Over Segregated Recreation in America. In the early decades of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of African Americans arrived at Detroit's Michigan Central Station, part of the Great Migration of blacks who left the South seeking improved economic and political conditions in the.

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Victoria W. Wolcott is the author of Remaking Respectability ( avg rating, 23 ratings, 1 review, published ), Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters (3 /5.Dec 14,  · Though Garveyism certainly shaped the broader African American cultural milieu in the early 20th century, the power of bourgeois respectability on capitalist respectability in Durham may have limited the influence of Garveyism in Durham.

For interesting discussion of Garveyism see: Mitchell, Righteous Propagation; Wolcott, Remaking elizrosshubbell.com: Sara P. Díaz.RespectAbility offers free tools, resources and customized advice and training to help philanthropists and nonprofits learn how to welcome, include, serve and benefit from the talents of people with physical, learning, sensory, intellectual, mental health and other disabilities who often are left out of .