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Race, color, identity : rethinking discourses about 'Jews' in the twenty-first century / edited by Efraim Sicher.

Contributor(s): Sicher, Efraim [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 380 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780857458933; 0857458930; 1299777678; 9781299777675.Subject(s): Jews -- United States -- Identity | African Americans -- Relations with Jews | Race | Muslims -- Relations with Jews | Jews -- Africa -- Identity | Genetics | Jews, Ethiopian -- IsraelAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Race, Color, Identity : Rethinking Discourses about 'Jews' in the Twenty-First Century.; Print version:: Race, color, identity.DDC classification: 305.800973 LOC classification: DS143 .R13 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction -- Rethinking Discourses about "Jews"; Part I. Jews and Race in America; Chapter 1. "I'm Not White-I'm Jewish": The Racial Politics of American Jews; Chapter 2. "The Stolen Garment": Historical Reflections on Blacks and Jews in the Time of Obama; Chapter 3. Stains, Plots, and the Neighbor Thing: Jews, Blacks, and Philip Roth's Readers; Chapter 4. Urban Space and the Racial-Ethnic Difference: Jews Without Money and Home to Harlem.
Chapter 5. African American Culture, Anthropological Practices, and the Jewish Race in Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and MenChapter 6. Jewish Characters in Weeds: Reinserting Race into the Postmodern Discourse on American Jews; Part II. Jews as Blacks / Black Jews; Chapter 7. A Member of the Club? How Black Jews Negotiate Black Anti-Semitism and Jewish Racism; Chapter 8. Ethiopian Immigrants in Israel: The Discourses of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Racism; Chapter 9. Black Jews in Academic and Institutional Discourse.
Chapter 10. The Descendants of David of Madagascar: Crypto-Judaism in Twentieth-Century AfricaPart III. Discourses of Racial and Ethnic Identities; Chapter 11. After the Fact: "Jews" in Post-1945 German Physical Anthropology; Chapter 12. Genes as Jewish History? Human Population Genetics in the Service of Historians; Chapter 13. Sarrazin and the Myth of the Jewish Gene; Chapter 14. Blood, Soul, Race, and Suffering: Full-Bodied Ethnography and Expressions of Jewish Belonging; Chapter 15. Jews, Muslims, European Identities: Multiculturalism and Anti-Semitism in Britain.
Chapter 16. Brothers in Misery: Reconnecting Sociologies of Racism and Anti-SemitismChapter 17. Race by the Grace of God: Race, Religion, and the Construction of "Jew" and "Arab"; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Summary: Advances in genetics are renewing controversies over inherited characteristics, and the discourse around science and technological innovations has taken on racial overtones, such as attributing inherited physiological traits to certain ethnic groups or using DNA testing to determine biological links with ethnic ancestry. This book contributes to the discussion by opening up previously locked concepts of the relation between the terms color, race, and "Jews", and by engaging with globalism, multiculturalism, hybridity, and diaspora. The contributors-leading scholars in anthropology, sociolog.
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Advances in genetics are renewing controversies over inherited characteristics, and the discourse around science and technological innovations has taken on racial overtones, such as attributing inherited physiological traits to certain ethnic groups or using DNA testing to determine biological links with ethnic ancestry. This book contributes to the discussion by opening up previously locked concepts of the relation between the terms color, race, and "Jews", and by engaging with globalism, multiculturalism, hybridity, and diaspora. The contributors-leading scholars in anthropology, sociolog.

Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction -- Rethinking Discourses about "Jews"; Part I. Jews and Race in America; Chapter 1. "I'm Not White-I'm Jewish": The Racial Politics of American Jews; Chapter 2. "The Stolen Garment": Historical Reflections on Blacks and Jews in the Time of Obama; Chapter 3. Stains, Plots, and the Neighbor Thing: Jews, Blacks, and Philip Roth's Readers; Chapter 4. Urban Space and the Racial-Ethnic Difference: Jews Without Money and Home to Harlem.

Chapter 5. African American Culture, Anthropological Practices, and the Jewish Race in Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and MenChapter 6. Jewish Characters in Weeds: Reinserting Race into the Postmodern Discourse on American Jews; Part II. Jews as Blacks / Black Jews; Chapter 7. A Member of the Club? How Black Jews Negotiate Black Anti-Semitism and Jewish Racism; Chapter 8. Ethiopian Immigrants in Israel: The Discourses of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Racism; Chapter 9. Black Jews in Academic and Institutional Discourse.

Chapter 10. The Descendants of David of Madagascar: Crypto-Judaism in Twentieth-Century AfricaPart III. Discourses of Racial and Ethnic Identities; Chapter 11. After the Fact: "Jews" in Post-1945 German Physical Anthropology; Chapter 12. Genes as Jewish History? Human Population Genetics in the Service of Historians; Chapter 13. Sarrazin and the Myth of the Jewish Gene; Chapter 14. Blood, Soul, Race, and Suffering: Full-Bodied Ethnography and Expressions of Jewish Belonging; Chapter 15. Jews, Muslims, European Identities: Multiculturalism and Anti-Semitism in Britain.

Chapter 16. Brothers in Misery: Reconnecting Sociologies of Racism and Anti-SemitismChapter 17. Race by the Grace of God: Race, Religion, and the Construction of "Jew" and "Arab"; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-363) and index.

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<p>Efraim Sicher is Professor of Comparative and English Literature at Ben- Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. He has published essays and books on modern Jewish culture, Holocaust memory, and anti-Semitism. His most recent books are The Holocaust Novel (2005), Babel in Context: A Study in Cultural Identity (2012), Rereading the City / Rereading Dickens (2nd edition 2012), and Under Postcolonial Eyes: Figuring the "Jew" in Contemporary British Writing (with Linda Weinhouse, 2012).</p>

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