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American Routes: Racial Palimpsests And The Transformation Of Race, Faustina Ducros Mar 2019

American Routes: Racial Palimpsests And The Transformation Of Race, Faustina Ducros

Faculty Publications, Sociology

No abstract provided.


Minimizing And Addressing Microaggressions In The Workplace: Be Proactive, Part 2, Shamika Dalton, Michele Villagran Nov 2018

Minimizing And Addressing Microaggressions In The Workplace: Be Proactive, Part 2, Shamika Dalton, Michele Villagran

Faculty Publications

Our nation’s history plays a huge role in the way we perceive underrepresented groups. From slavery to segregation, to the inequality in compensation for women and people of color, to the refusal to wed same sex couples, discrimination and opposition has plagued the United States for decades. Since the Civil Rights Movement, discrimination towards underrepresented groups has shifted from overt acts to subtle and semiconscious manifestations called microaggressions. These manifestations reside in well-intentioned individuals who are often unaware of their biased beliefs, attitudes, and actions. They can lead to inequities within our relationships and affect our work productivity.


Minimizing And Addressing Implicit Bias In The Workplace: Be Proactive, Part One, Shamika Dalton, Michele Villagran Oct 2018

Minimizing And Addressing Implicit Bias In The Workplace: Be Proactive, Part One, Shamika Dalton, Michele Villagran

Faculty Publications

Librarians and information professionals cannot hide from bias: a prejudice for or against something, someone, or a group. As human beings, we all have biases. However, implicit biases are ones that affect us in an unconscious manner. Awareness of our implicit biases, and how they can affect our colleagues and work environment, is critical to promoting an inclusive work environment. Part one of this two-part article series will focus on implicit bias: what is implicit bias, how these biases affect the work environment, and best practices for reducing these biases within recruitment, hiring, and retention in the library workplace.


Lasting Legacy: Local Activist Jose Villa Was A Driver For Positive, Lasting Change, Jose D. Villa Aug 2018

Lasting Legacy: Local Activist Jose Villa Was A Driver For Positive, Lasting Change, Jose D. Villa

Jose D. Villa Archive

Published for local Metro Silicon Valley newspaper; authored by Gary Singh. August 1-7, 2018. Vol. 34 (21): 12.


The Racial Oppression In America’S Mass Incarceration, Marcella Sorrentino May 2018

The Racial Oppression In America’S Mass Incarceration, Marcella Sorrentino

Themis: Research Journal of Justice Studies and Forensic Science

This paper seeks to expose the racial oppression embedded within the United States' practice of mass incarceration and will provide recommendations to ameliorate this discriminatory practice that harshly and inequitably impacts people of color. Many minority communities are stuck in a continuous cycle of poverty and incarceration, in part because they are targeted and oppressed by the criminal justice system more frequently than middle class white communities. Consequently, incarcerated people of color exhibit high rates of recidivism because of being stripped of resources and being sent back to impoverished, drug-ridden neighborhoods. The War on Drugs in the 1980s and the ...


Mass Incarceration: Slavery Renamed, Samantha Pereira May 2018

Mass Incarceration: Slavery Renamed, Samantha Pereira

Themis: Research Journal of Justice Studies and Forensic Science

This paper aims to analyze the connections between slavery and mass incarceration. It begins by giving background information regarding the topic and setting the framework to argue that slavery was never abolished, but was instead continued using mass incarceration. The paper then goes on to further explain this concept by examining the constitutional and judicial laws in the United States, slave plantations and prisons, with regard to geographical, architectural, and operational design, and finally, the role of society in both systems. The framework for continuing slavery was set with the passing of the 13th Amendment and has since been expanded ...


Contributing Factors To Mass Incarceration And Recidivism, Nayely Esparza Flores May 2018

Contributing Factors To Mass Incarceration And Recidivism, Nayely Esparza Flores

Themis: Research Journal of Justice Studies and Forensic Science

The United States has been historically known for having the most incarcerated individuals in its country. Approximately 2.3 million adults can be found under some type of penal control. Since the 1960s, the number of incarcerated individuals can be attributed to decades of tough on crime policies, controversial police practices, and racism. Mass incarceration has raised significant social justice issues, especially since it has been heavily concentrated on poor, uneducated African American men. Moreover, recidivism rates in the United States are at an all time high with over 76.6% of offenders reoffending and returning to prison (National Institute ...


Chapter Markers, Linda Heindenreich Apr 2018

Chapter Markers, Linda Heindenreich

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Contributors, Linda Heindenreich Apr 2018

Contributors, Linda Heindenreich

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Invoking History: A Queer Roadmap To Liberation, Irene Mata Apr 2018

Invoking History: A Queer Roadmap To Liberation, Irene Mata

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Who Is Valued In A “Community Of Value”? Conceptualizing The Boundaries Of Belonging At The County Level, Elizabeth Munoz Apr 2018

Who Is Valued In A “Community Of Value”? Conceptualizing The Boundaries Of Belonging At The County Level, Elizabeth Munoz

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Moises Serrano's Forbidden: A North Carolinian Dreamer’S Twist On Chicanx Memoir, Testimonio, And Geography, Jennifer Carolina Gómez Menjívar Apr 2018

Moises Serrano's Forbidden: A North Carolinian Dreamer’S Twist On Chicanx Memoir, Testimonio, And Geography, Jennifer Carolina Gómez Menjívar

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Femicide In The Americas, Daniella Hernández Apr 2018

Femicide In The Americas, Daniella Hernández

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Memoir Of Un Ser Humano: The Life And Times Of Raulrsalinas, Louis G. Mendoza Apr 2018

Memoir Of Un Ser Humano: The Life And Times Of Raulrsalinas, Louis G. Mendoza

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Los Secretos De La Redada De Los 41 (The Secrets Of The Raid Of The 41): A Sociohistorical Analysis Of A Gay Signifier, Lucas E. Espinoza, Rosalva Resendiz Apr 2018

Los Secretos De La Redada De Los 41 (The Secrets Of The Raid Of The 41): A Sociohistorical Analysis Of A Gay Signifier, Lucas E. Espinoza, Rosalva Resendiz

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Chicanx/Latinx Community-Academic Praxis In The Neoliberal University, Mari Castañeda Apr 2018

The Future Of Chicanx/Latinx Community-Academic Praxis In The Neoliberal University, Mari Castañeda

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


2018 Naccs Scholar Award Speech, Rosaura Sanchez Apr 2018

2018 Naccs Scholar Award Speech, Rosaura Sanchez

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Queer Turn: 2018 Table Of Contents, Linda Heidenreich Apr 2018

Queer Turn: 2018 Table Of Contents, Linda Heidenreich

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Queer Turns: Naccs Xlv And The Call To "Queer The World In A Lot Of Different Ways", Linda Heidenreich Apr 2018

Queer Turns: Naccs Xlv And The Call To "Queer The World In A Lot Of Different Ways", Linda Heidenreich

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Queer Turn: 2018 Proceedings Complete, Linda Heidenreich, Maria Gonzalez, Francisco Villegas Apr 2018

Queer Turn: 2018 Proceedings Complete, Linda Heidenreich, Maria Gonzalez, Francisco Villegas

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Mass Shootings And The Media: How Race And Ethnicity Influence Media Coverage, Emily Wheeler May 2017

Mass Shootings And The Media: How Race And Ethnicity Influence Media Coverage, Emily Wheeler

Themis: Research Journal of Justice Studies and Forensic Science

Topics related to crime and the criminal justice system comprise a majority of topics discussed in the media. This study explores how media coverage of mass shootings varies based on the racial or ethnic identity of the shooter. Topics examined include popular beliefs and misconceptions about the race of mass murderers, the role mass media plays in influencing public perceptions about race and crime related topics, and the alarming rate at which the public recognizes and accepts the media as a reliable source of information when official data sources provide a much different picture. Further analysis of the Columbine High ...


“Yo No Cruse La Frontera, La Frontera Me Cruzo” (I Didn’T Cross The Border, The Border Crossed Me), Heriberto Zavala Apr 2017

“Yo No Cruse La Frontera, La Frontera Me Cruzo” (I Didn’T Cross The Border, The Border Crossed Me), Heriberto Zavala

McNair Research Journal SJSU

The song, “Somos Mas Americanos” is a work of art, and every single one of its lyrics is tied to a history about my experiences, my family’s experiences, and the experiences of countless others. Lyrics like those in “Somos Mas Americanos” touch people’s souls and pierce their hearts because it speaks to the socioeconomic, racial hierarchy, racially biased politics, and laws against immigrant workers like myself in the U.S. Further than that, it educates listeners about the U.S./Mexican War and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, where México lost its territory to the U.S., which ...


The Effects Of Anger And Happiness On Opposite Valence Racial Stereotypes, Diego Gomez Apr 2017

The Effects Of Anger And Happiness On Opposite Valence Racial Stereotypes, Diego Gomez

McNair Research Journal SJSU

This research examines angry and happy (versus neutral) emotions and how they affect ethnic stereotyping. Research has found that both anger and happiness increase a person’s reliance on stereotype information versus neutral emotion when making social judgments. Research has also found that ethnic stereotypes are not exclusively negative, as some stereotypes make positive generalizations of certain groups. However, research on ethnic stereotypes has exclusively been presented in a negative and not a positive context. Furthermore, past studies have only focused on negatively stereotyped racial groups (e.g., Hispanics) and not positively stereotyped racial groups (e.g., Asians). This research ...


‘I Feel Like I Don't Belong’: Examining The Social And Cultural Experiences Of Bicultural And Biracial College Students, Michael West, Cara Maffini Jan 2017

‘I Feel Like I Don't Belong’: Examining The Social And Cultural Experiences Of Bicultural And Biracial College Students, Michael West, Cara Maffini

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


No Cops Needed: Collective Approaches To Violence And Sexual Assault Beyond The Prison Industrial Complex, Salomon J. Amrah Apr 2015

No Cops Needed: Collective Approaches To Violence And Sexual Assault Beyond The Prison Industrial Complex, Salomon J. Amrah

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Creating (Un)Docufriendly Campuses For High Achieving (Un)Docuscholars, Rhonda Rios Kravitz Apr 2015

Creating (Un)Docufriendly Campuses For High Achieving (Un)Docuscholars, Rhonda Rios Kravitz

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


On The Impossibility Of Moral Immigration Reform, Joshua Troncoso Apr 2015

On The Impossibility Of Moral Immigration Reform, Joshua Troncoso

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


2015 Naccs Scholar Award Remarks, Aida Hurtado Apr 2015

2015 Naccs Scholar Award Remarks, Aida Hurtado

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Naccs Scholar Introduction - Hurtado, Inés Casillas Apr 2015

Naccs Scholar Introduction - Hurtado, Inés Casillas

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


2015 Naccs Scholar Award Remarks, Miguel Carranza Apr 2015

2015 Naccs Scholar Award Remarks, Miguel Carranza

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.