DOC 1 Lecture Notes10/13/10*OASIS DOC workshops Center Hall 330, Fridays 10-11 amOasislanguage.ucsd.eduFor Friday:-reader p. 73-92 (Winant and Omi)-Journal #3 due next FridayPossible midterm Q:Connection b/w cheap labor and labor unions?-racialized groups and engendered groups (working class) exploited for labor can sometimes organize among themselves to create sites of resistance; find better working position. Unions brought us 8 hr day, no child labor, water for crops, better working conditions. Unions AFFECT cheap labor.IgnatievInvention called “whiteness” (category) & how it functions*- fear of mixing b/c people in community hold on to the notion of “purity”- some people frown upon marrying outside of group- whiteness = purity- reproduce notion of Korean or Chinese (racial thinking; they are separated)- even education people fall into this notion!*Intersection b/w race, class, cultureIn 1854 the Calif State SC categorized Chinese with blacks and Indians, denying them the right to
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Trade union, chinese exclusion, Calif State SC, b/w cheap labor, *Intersection b/w race