Strangers to These Shores Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States

ISBN-10: 0205585574

ISBN-13: 9780205585571

Edition: 9th 2009

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This best-selling, comprehensive book on racial and ethnic relations in the U.S. covers theoretical issues and the experiences of more than 50 specific groups.Covers more racial, ethnic, and religious groups than any other book of its kind, providing broad, yet specific coverage of Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Arabs, religious minorities, and women as a minority group.For anyone with an interest in Ethnic Studies, Race and Ethnicity in the United States, Sociology of Minorities, Immigrant History, Sociology, American studies, interdisciplinary studies, Anthropology, or History.
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Book details

List price: $139.80
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/24/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 John J. Macioniswas born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelorrsquo;s degree from Cornell University and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. John Macionis is Professor and Distinguished Scholar of Sociology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where he has taught for almost thirty years. During that time, he has chaired the Sociology Department, directed the collegersquo;s multidisciplinary program in humane studies, presided over the campus senate and the collegersquo;s faculty, and taught sociology to thousands of students. nbsp; In 2002, the American Sociological Association presented Macionis with the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching, citing his innovative use of global material as well as the introduction of new teaching technology in his textbooks. nbsp; His publications are wide-ranging, focusing on community life in the United States, interpersonal intimacy in families, effective teaching, humor, new information technology, and the importance of global education. In addition to authoring this #1 best-seller, Macionis has also writtenSociety: The Basics,the #1 most popular paperback text in the field, now in its ninth edition.nbsp; In addition, Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis have edited the best-selling anthologySeeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology.nbsp; Macionisrsquo;s most recent textbook isSocial Problems(Prentice Hall), now in its third edition and the leading book in this field. Vincent N. Parrillowas born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. He received his B.S. degree from Seton Hall University, his M.A. from Montclair State University, and his doctorate from Rutgers University. His books include:Strangers to These Shores9th ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2008);Diversity in America3rd ed. (Pine Forge Press, 2008);Contemporary Social Problems6th ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2005);Understanding Race and Ethnic Relations3rd ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2008);William Paterson University(Arcadia, 2005);Millennium Haze: Comparative Inquiries About Society, State and Community(FrancoAngeli, 2000);Ridgewood(Arcadia, 1999); and (ed.)Rethinking Today's Minorities(Greenwood Press, 1991). He is General Editor of the two-volume interdisciplinaryEncyclopedia of Social Problems(Sage, 2008). He is the executive producer and writer of two award- winning PBS television documentaries:Smokestacks and Steeples: A Portrait of Paterson(1992) andEllis Island: Gateway to America(1991).

Sociological Framework
The Study of Minorities
The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon Minority Groups Racial and Ethnic Groups Ethnocentrism Objectivity
The Dillingham Flaw Personal Troubles and Public Issues
The Dynamics of Intergroup Relations
Sociological Perspectives
Culture and Social Structure
The Concept of Culture Cultural Change Structural Conditions
Stratification Social Class Intergroup Conflict Ethnic Stratification
Is There a White Culture?
Prejudice and Discrimination Prejudice Discrimination
Intergroup Relations Minority-Group Responses
Consequences of Minority-Group Status
Dominant-Group Responses
Exploitation Minority-Minority Relations Theories of Minority Integration
European Americans
Northern and Western Europeans Sociohistorical Perspective
The English The Dutch
The French The Germans
The Irish The Scandinavians and Finns
The Scots The Welsh Social Realities for Women Northern and Western European
Assimilation Sociological Analysis
Southern, Central, and Eastern Europeans Sociohistorical Perspective
The Slavic Peoples The Poles
The Russians The Ukrainians The Hungarians
The Gypsies The Italians The Greeks
The Portuguese
The Armenians Immigrant Women and Work Southern, Central and Eastern European Assimilation Sociological Analysis
Visible Minorities 7
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