Race and Ethnicity in the United States

ISBN-10: 0205231624
ISBN-13: 9780205231621
Edition: 7th 2013
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Description: A concise introduction to race and ethnicity in the United States Based on the opening chapters of the best-sellingRacial and Ethnic Groupsby the same author, this text covers the major topics that anchor courses in multiculturalism, diversity, and  More...

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List price: $105.27
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/11/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

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Exploring Race and Ethnicity
Prejudice
Discrimination
Immigration
Ethnicity and Religion
The Nation as a Kaleidoscope
Exploring Race and Ethnicity
What Is a Subordinate Group?
Types of Subordinate Groups
Racial Groups
Ethnic Groups
Religious Groups
Listen to Our Voices: Problem of the Color Line, W.E.B. Du Bois
Gender Groups
Other Subordinate Groups
Does Race Matter?
Biological Meaning
Social Construction of Race
Biracial and Multiracial Identity: Who Am I?
Research Focus: Measuring Multiracial Identity
Sociology and the Study of Race and Ethnicity
Stratification by Class and Gender
Theoretical Perspectives
The Creation of Subordinate-Group Status
Migration
Annexation
Colonialism
The Consequences of Subordinate-Group Status
Extermination
Expulsion
Secession
Segregation
Fusion
Assimilation
The Pluralist Perspective
Matrix of Domination: Minority Women
Resistance and Change
Prejudice
Prejudice and Discrimination
Merton's Typology
LaPiere's Study
White Privilege
Theories of Prejudice
Scapegoating Theory
Authoritarian Personality Theory
Exploitation Theory
Normative Approach
Stereotypes
What Are Stereotypes?
Power of Stereotypes
Listen to Our Voices: National Media Should Stop Using Obscene Words, Tim Giago
Stereotyping in Action: Racial Profiling
Color-Blind Racism
The Mood of the Oppressed
Intergroup Hostility
Reducing Prejudice
Education
Mass Media
Research Focus: How Real Is Reality Television?
Avoidance versus Friendship
Corporate Response: Diversity Training
Ways to Fight Hate
Discrimination
Understanding Discrimination
Relative versus Absolute Deprivation
Total Discrimination
Hate Crimes
Institutional Discrimination
Research Focus: Discrimination in Job Seeking
Discrimination Today
Discrimination Hits the Wallet
Eliminating Discrimination
Wealth Inequality: Discrimination's Legacy
Environmental Justice
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Explained
The Legal Debate
Listen to Our Voices: the Enduring Relevance of Affirmative Action by Randall Kennedy
Reverse Discrimination
The Glass Ceiling
Immigration
Immigration: A Global Phenomenon
Patterns of Immigration to the United States
Today's Foreign-Born Population
Early Immigration
The Anti-Chinese Movement
Restrictionist Sentiment Increases
The National Origin System
The 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act
Contemporary Social Concerns
The Brain Drain
Population Growth
Mixed-Status Families
Language Barriers
Illegal Immigration
Path to Citizenship: Naturalization
The Economic Impact of Immigration
Listen to Our Voices: The Next Americans, Tom�s Jim�nez
Women and Immigration
The Global Economy and Immigration
The Environment and Immigration
Research Focus: Challenge to Pluralism: the Shark's Fin
Refugees
Ethnicity and Religion
Ethnic Diversity
Why Don't We Study Whiteness?
Whiteness
The Rediscovery of Ethnicity
Blended Identity
Listen to Our Voices: Asian America Still Discovering Elusive Identity, by Jean Han
Research Focus: Self-Identifying as "Arab American"
The Third-Generation Principle
Symbolic Ethnicity
The German Americans
Settlement Patterns
Twentieth-Century German America
The Irish Americans
Irish Immigration
Becoming White
The Contemporary Picture
The Italian Americans
Early Immigration
Constructing Identity
The Contemporary Picture
The Polish Americans
Early Immigration
Polonia
The Contemporary Picture
Religious Pluralism
Diversity among Roman Catholics
Diversity among Protestants
Religion and the Courts
the Nation as a Kaleidoscope
The Glass Half Empty
Is There a Model Minority?
Listen to Our Voices: From Kawasaki to Chicago
Acting White, Acting Black, or Neither
Persistence of Inequality
Talking Past One Another
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