Racial and Ethnic Relations

ISBN-10: 0132244047
ISBN-13: 9780132244046
Edition: 8th 2008
List price: $137.20
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Description: Drawing on a broad array of sources, "Racial and Ethnic Relation, 8/e, "examines the "what," "why," and "how" of racial and ethnic oppression and conflict. This book provides readers with access to important research and literature on racial and  More...

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Book details

List price: $137.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Drawing on a broad array of sources, "Racial and Ethnic Relation, 8/e, "examines the "what," "why," and "how" of racial and ethnic oppression and conflict. This book provides readers with access to important research and literature on racial and ethnic groups in the Unites States and, to a lesser extent, in certain other countries around the globe. Major racial and ethnic groups are examined with regard to their incorporation, economic circumstances, political development, and experience with exploitation. This textbook is designed for the numerous scholars, journalists, politicians--and people-- concerned with the racial and ethnic issues of discrimination, oppression, and conflict that exist in the U.S.

Dr. Joe Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A & M University, was born in San Angelo (Texas), got his early education in Houston, and graduated from Baylor University in 1960. He acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Dr. Feagin has done much research and conceptual work on race, racism, and sexism issues and has served as the Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 58 scholarly books and nearly 200 scholarly articles in his research areas.Feagin's major books include Systemic Racism (Routledge 2006), Social Problems: A Power-Conflict Perspective (6th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2006); Liberation Sociology, with H. Vera (Westview, 2001); Racist America (Routledge 2000); the First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism, with D. Van Ausdale (Rowman & Littlefield 2001); Racial and Ethnic Relations, with C. Feagin (7th ed.; Prentice-Hall 2008); the Many Costs of Racism, with K. McKinney (Rowman & Littlefield 2003); White Men on Race, with E. O'Brien (Beacon 2003); Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism, with K. Bolton (Routledge 2004); Two Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage, with L. Picca (Routledge 2007); and the White Racial Frame (Routledge 2010).Feagin's books have won numerous national and professional association prizes; his book, Ghetto Revolts (Macmillan 1973), was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association lifetime achievement award and was the 1999-2000 president of the American Sociological Association.

The Racial and Ethnic Mosiac
Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations
Adoption and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical
A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups
English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture
Irish and Italian Americans
Jewish Americans
Native Americans
African Americans
Mexican Americans
Puerto Rican and Cuban Americans
Japanese Americans
Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Asian-Indian Americans
Arab and Other Middle Eastern Americans
Ongoing Racial and Ethnic Issues in the United States: Some Final Considerations
Global Relations
Colonialism and Post-Colonialism: The Global Expansion of Racism Comprehensive
Every Chapter ends with a Summary and Key Terms
The Racial and Ethnic Mosaic
Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations
Issues of Race and Racism
Ethnic Groups
The Matter of Culture
Prejudice and Stereotypes
Discrimination
Adoption and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective
Racial and Ethnic Hierarchies
Migration and Group Contact
Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Adoption
Assimilation and Other Order Perspectives
Power-Conflict Theories
A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups
Immigration, the Economy, and Government
Commercial Capitalism and the Slave Society
Industrial Capitalism:1865-1920
Advanced Industrial (Multinational) Capitalism: 1910'2-2000
English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture
The English Migrations
Nativist Reactions to Later European Immigrants
The Dominant Culture and Major U.S. Institutions
English Americans Today
Irish and Italian Americans
Irish Americans
Irish Immigration: An Overview
Stereotypes
Protest and Conflict
Politics and Political Institutions
The Irish in the Economy
Assimilation Theories and the Irish
Americans
Italian Americans
Italian Immigration
Stereotypes
Conflict
Politics
The Economy
Education
Religion
Assimilation or Ethnogenesis?
A Note of Ethnic Diversity among White Americans
Jewish Americans
Migration
Prejudice and Stereotypes
Oppression and Conflict
Politics
The Economy
Education
Religion and Zionism
Assimilation or Pluralism?
Native Americans
Conquest by European Americans
Racist Images and Stereotypes
Politics
Protest and Conflict
The Economy
Education
Religion
Assimilation and Colonialism
African Americans
Forces Migration and Slavery
Racist Ideologies and Stereotypes
Interracial Conflict
The Economy
Politics and Protest
Education
Religion and Culture
Recent Immigrants
Assimilation for African Americans?
Mexican Americans
The Conquest Period
Past and Present Immigration
Stereotypes and Related Images <P

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