Dividing Lines

Municipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma
Author: J. Mills Thornton
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 081731170X
Category: Political Science
Page: 733
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In a definitive overview of the political cultures that existed in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma, the author takes a new look at the civil rights movement by comparing the social, economic, and political factors of the three cities that led the movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

Dividing Lines

The Politics of Immigration Control in America
Author: Daniel J. Tichenor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400824984
Category: Political Science
Page: 400
View: 1956
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Immigration is perhaps the most enduring and elemental leitmotif of America. This book is the most powerful study to date of the politics and policies it has inspired, from the founders' earliest efforts to shape American identity to today's revealing struggles over Third World immigration, noncitizen rights, and illegal aliens. Weaving a robust new theoretical approach into a sweeping history, Daniel Tichenor ties together previous studies' idiosyncratic explanations for particular, pivotal twists and turns of immigration policy. He tells the story of lively political battles between immigration defenders and doubters over time and of the transformative policy regimes they built. Tichenor takes us from vibrant nineteenth-century politics that propelled expansive European admissions and Chinese exclusion to the draconian restrictions that had taken hold by the 1920s, including racist quotas that later hampered the rescue of Jews from the Holocaust. American global leadership and interest group politics in the decades after World War II, he argues, led to a surprising expansion of immigration opportunities. In the 1990s, a surge of restrictionist fervor spurred the political mobilization of recent immigrants. Richly documented, this pathbreaking work shows that a small number of interlocking temporal processes, not least changing institutional opportunities and constraints, underlie the turning tides of immigration sentiments and policy regimes. Complementing a dynamic narrative with a host of helpful tables and timelines, Dividing Lines is the definitive treatment of a phenomenon that has profoundly shaped the character of American nationhood.

Dividing Lines

Poetry, Class, and Ideology in the 1930s
Author: Adrian Caesar
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719033766
Category: English poetry
Page: 248
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Caesar (English, U. of New South Wales) argues against the centrality of Auden in the milieu of British poets during the 1930s and describes a heterogeneity of ideology, style, class origin, and life experience. He reviews the prevailing interpretations of the period, and considers a wide range of major and minor poets and the literary magazines they published in. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Distributed in the US by St. Martin's. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Dividing Lines, Connecting Lines

Europe's Cross-border Heritage
Author: Gabriele Dolff-Bonekämper
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287155467
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 157
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This publication is part of a series produced in relation to the integrated project "Responses to violence in everyday life in a democratic society", and explores the concepts of cultural heritage and European identities. It contains a number of papers which consider links between cultural heritage and frontiers, both natural frontiers and imagined ones. The book points the way to deeper research into European identity and the history of relations between the cultural communities which are Europe's greatest asset. In doing so, it challenges us to rethink our concepts of heritage, territory and identity in new regional, transnational and European terms.

Dividing lines


Author: Victor Sage
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 166
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Multiculturalism and Interculturalism

Debating the Dividing Lines
Author: Nasar Meer
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474407102
Category: Political Science
Page: 304
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Both interculturalism and multiculturalism address the question of how states should forge unity from ethnic, cultural and religious diversity. But what are the dividing lines between interculturalism and multiculturalism? This volume brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field to address these two different approaches. With a Foreword by Charles Taylor and an Afterword by Bhikhu Parekh, this collection spans European, North-American and Latin-American debates.

Dividing Lines

Class Anxiety and Postbellum Black Fiction
Author: Andreá N. Williams
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472118617
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 222
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Dividing Lines is one of the most extensive studies of class in nineteenth-century African American literature. Clear and engaging, this book unveils how black fiction writers represented the uneasy relationship between class differences, racial solidarity, and the quest for civil rights in black communities. By portraying complex, highly stratified communities with a growing black middle class, these authors dispelled popular notions that black Americans were uniformly poor or uncivilized. But even as the writers highlighted middle-class achievement, they worried over whether class distinctions would help or sabotage collective black protest against racial prejudice. Andreá N. Williams argues that the signs of class anxiety are embedded in postbellum fiction: from the verbal stammer or prim speech of class-conscious characters to fissures in the fiction's form. In these telling moments, authors innovatively dared to address the sensitive topic of class differences—a topic inextricably related to American civil rights and social opportunity. Williams delves into the familiar and lesser-known works of Frances E. W. Harper, Pauline Hopkins, Charles W. Chesnutt, Sutton Griggs, and Paul Laurence Dunbar, showing how these texts mediate class through discussions of labor, moral respectability, ancestry, spatial boundaries, and skin complexion. Dividing Lines also draws on reader responses—from book reviews, editorials, and letters—to show how the class anxiety expressed in African American fiction directly sparked reader concerns over the status of black Americans in the U.S. social order. Weaving literary history with compelling textual analyses, this study yields new insights about the intersection of race and class in black novels and short stories from the 1880s to 1900s.

Dividing Lines


Author: K.N. Raghavan
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
ISBN: 9352010302
Category: Political Science
Page: 348
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The chessboard of Sino-Indian relations, fraught with emotion, diplomatic strategy, military stand-offs and global ambitions, will perhaps be the most keenly watched during the 21st century; certain to send ripples across the world, influence markets and international policy. So where do the fault lines lie in this contest between the two Asian giants, poised on either side of the Himalayas? India and China, inheritors of two of the world’s most ancient civilisations have had aeons of neighborly bonds, cemented by Buddhism and the bridge building missions of Fa Hien, Huen Tsang and Kotnis. No strife was witnessed till the fateful autumn of 1962, when the two countries fought a short and bitter war on the desolate Himalayan heights. Ever since, mutual suspicion, sporadic face-offs and a spirit of competitive nationalism have bedeviled relations between them, even as unsettled borders possess the ability to trigger further conflict. In a cogent and comprehensive analysis, the author traces the origins of the discord to the flawed legacy of imperial Britain’s unilateral border delineation and the ebb and flow of Chinese activism in Tibet. The gripping narrative carries the reader from the post-1947 Panchsheel bonhomie to years of mutual distrust, aggravated, among other causes, by Chinese paranoia over Tibet, and Indian public opinion. India’s cataclysmic defeat in the 1962 war, which remains a young nation’s humiliation, is attributed to the ill-advised Forward Policy and failure of the politico-military leadership of the time. In this revised and updated edition, the author chronicles the events after the 1962 war and the changes in the relationship subsequent to the evolution of China into a economic and military superpower. The impact of China’s special relationship with Pakistan, their apprehensions about the Dalai Lama, the role of USA, and the recurring incidents at the border, including Doklam, are analysed lucidly as are the challenges faced by Indian military and diplomatic establishment in tackling the threat from across the Himalayas.

Dividing lines

canals, railroads, and urban rivalry in Ohio's Hocking Valley, 1825-1875
Author: David Harley Mould
Publisher: Wright st Univ Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Transportation
Page: 306
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Dividing Lines

A Novel
Author: Neil Blower
Publisher: Firestep Pub
ISBN: 9781908487476
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Suspense fiction. Adventure fiction. Andy Baker is an advertising executive from Manchester in London on business and staying in the Four Freedoms Tower. Khalid is an Islamic extremist and member of Al-Qaeda, who is planning on conducting a suicide bombing in London. The two men get into the lift early in the morning and the lift breaks down. The story follows both men's reaction to their situation and each other.

Religion and Society--The Dividing Lines


Author: Mary Eugene Deabreu
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1403355312
Category: Religion
Page: 516
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American Dividing Lines


Author: Jason Balistreri
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781717723017
Category:
Page: 364
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Bodhi Andersen is a high school boy in Minnesota who helps a girl in trouble. That girl is Mary Anne Coughlin and the Coughlins are an enigmatic family with wild boys and a powerful patriarch. Bodhi was once friends with two of the Coughlin boys when all the neighborhood kids played out in the woods, but they drifted apart when they all went to high school. Now they want to be friends with him again but Brennan Coughlin has changed. He

Hate thy neighbour

the dividing lines of race and culture
Author: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown,Susan Greenberg,Charlie Murray
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Race awareness
Page: 128
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Santa liniam divisoria/holy dividing lines

Yoeme Indian place making and religious identity
Author: David Shorter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 696
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