According to Kimmel, which social group is traditionally the most revolutionary: Those who have something(some wealth and power) which they fear they might lose.Kimmel uses a metaphor to describe the “ever-receding [American] frontier.” He likens this“frontier” to which of the following:a) “a gendered safety valve”b) “a gray and featureless horizon”c) “an endlessly beckoning promise”d) “a racialized Utopia”Which option best captures the meaning of Kimmel's concept aggrieved entitlement: A person's sense that something he is entitled to has been wrongly taken from him.According to Kimmel, which of the following is a key ingredient of the American Dream: Attaining economic independence.Kimmel proposes that which of the following has served as a “dominant masculine ideal” inAmerica since the 1820s: Being a self-made man.Kimmel contends that some white men express their anger by scapegoatingwomen, immigrants, and racial minorities. What is one of the problems with such scapegoating: It diverts white men's attention from the institutional sources of their economic insecurity.
Which of the following is notone of the three stages of racialized social control examined byAlexander: a) Media propagandab) Roundupc) Formal controld) Invisible punishmentAlexander says that the “felon” label puts its recipient in an “alternate universe.” Which of thefollowing best captures what she means by an “alternate universe”: The “birdcage” of various laws and restrictions which legalize discriminationWhich of the following bestillustrates the policing of whitenessas a type of kin group, a type of in-group? White people's indifference to racial disparities in drug arrests and convictions.The Fire Next Time by James BaldwinWhat are we supposed to learn when talking about slavery?-Parallel question to “Should we talk about the Holocaust? Or do we slip too easily into self-con-gratulations when we do so?”-After all, don’t most Americans agree that “slavery was bad”? (Was. Now that the practice is ended and America has “made progress.”)-A related question: Wouldn’t a more truthful account of U.S. history look at slavery, say, as an instance of White Supremacy?Is a certain telling of history evasive?“White Americans are in nothing more deluded than supposing that Negroes could ever have imagined that white people would ‘give’ them anything… what [whites] are guarding and keeping is their systemof reality and what they assume to be… [Congratulating] themselves on the 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation… they suppose… that this was proof of a change of heart – or, as they like to say, moral progress.” (86)Whites “guarding and keeping their system of reality”How would the 1954 Brown decision – and the march of progress from Emancipation through the loss of their identity… the black man has functioned in the white man’s world as a fixed star… and as he