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Brothers and sisters : diversity in college fraternities and sororities

Author: Craig L Torbenson; Gregory Parks
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2009.
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Product Description: The 1950s are arguably the watershed era in the civil rights movement with the landmark Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, and the desegregation of Little Rock (Arkansas) High School in 1957. It was during this period-1955 to be exact-that sociologist Alfred M. Lee published his seminal work "Fraternities without Brotherhood: A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig L Torbenson; Gregory Parks
ISBN: 9780838641941 0838641946
OCLC Number: 254527263
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Edward G Whipple --
Preface --
From the beginning: a history of college fraternities and sororities / Craig L Torbenson --
Links, legacies, and letters: a cultural history of Black Greek-letter organizations / Deborah E Whaley --
Asian Americans in sororities and fraternities: in search of a home and place / Edith Wen-Chu Chen --
Nuestra historia y futuro (our history and future): Latino/a fraternities and sororities / Susana M Munoz and Juan R Guardia --
Preserving and creating traditions: a Native American emergence in Greek organizations / Linda Kelly --
Multicultural fraternities and sororities: a hodgepodge of transient multiethnic groups / Amy E Wells and Mark K Dolan --
Challenging the heterosexual model of brotherhood: the gay fraternity's dilemma / King-To Yeung --
Praising God and maintaining tradition: religious diversity within college fraternities and sororities / Craig L Torbenson --
Rushing the wall, crossing the sands: cross-racial membership in US college fraternities and sororities / Matthew W Hughey --
Appendix --
Bibliography --
Notes on contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Craig L. Torbenson and Gregory S. Parks.
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Offers an analysis of diversity within collegiate fraternal life. This volume presents a wide range of scholarly approaches to the inquiry of diversity within college fraternities and sororities. It  Read more...

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