Think - Race and Ethnicity

ISBN-10: 0205773737

ISBN-13: 9780205773732

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mona Scott
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List price: $63.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 6/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

In This Section
Brief
Comprehensive
Brief Table of Contents
An Introduction to Race
Social Inequality: Prejudice and Discrimination
Dominant Ideologies and Oppression
White Supremacy and Privilege
Race and the Media
Race and Education
Race and the Law
Race and Immigration
Race, Work and the Economy
Race and Housing Discrimination
Race and Land Rights
Internalized Racial Oppression and Internalized Racial Supremacy
Race and Health
Race and Economic and Social Development
The Undoing of Racism and the Future of Race and Ethnicity
Comprehensive Table of Contents
An Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
Get the Topic: How Was the Concept of Race Constructed?
Go Global: Thomas Jefferson's Role in Supporting the Construct of Race
Intersections: Structural Racism
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View the Divisions Created by Race?
Case Study: Irish Assimilation into White American Society
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Are There Significant Inequalities in Employment Based on Race?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: What Are the Social and Political Effects of Racial Categories in the United States Today?
Sphere of Influence: Volunteering at a Community Center
Social Inequality: Prejudice and Discrimination
Get the Topic: What Is Prejudice and Discrimination, What Are the Causes, and How Have They Been Fought?
Go Global: Prejudice Against Indigenous Australians
Intersections: Wearing the Hijab in France Is Restricted
Really, I Mean Really: Hip-Hop: Not so Dangerous Anymore?
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View Discrimination Based upon Race and Ethnicity?
Case Study: Mexican Americans and Chicanos
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: What Is the Root Cause of Racism and Discrimination?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: How Do Organizations Address Institutional Discrimination?
Sphere of Influence: Getting Involved with Anti-Discrimination Activism
Dominant Ideologies, Oppression, and Inequalities
Get the Topic: What Are Dominant Ideologies?
Go Global: APartheid in South Africa
Intersections: Native American Women and Sexual Assault
Really, I Mean Really: Sentencing Differences for Cocaine
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View
Oppression and Inequality?
Case Study: Oppression of Japanese Americans in the United States
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Are Non-Whites Stereotyped in the United States?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: How Are Groups Like the Poor Stereotyped?
Sphere of Influence: Change of Setting, Change of Perspective
Privilege and White Supremacy
Get the Topic: What is White Privilege and Where Does it Come From?
Go Global: Questioning Euro-American Values
Intersections: Women of the Ku Klux Klan
Really, I Mean Really: Society's Perception of Black Men and the Influence of White Supremacy
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View White
Privilege and White Supremacy?
Case Study: Native Americans: An American Holocaust
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: What Leads Various Groups to Commit Hate Crimes?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Is It Important to Understand Political Extremism and Hate Groups?
Sphere of Influence: Experiencing White Privilege Firsthand
Internalized Oppression
Get the Topic: What Is Internalized Oppression?
Intersections: Gendered Racism and Asian Men
Really, I Mean Really: Internalized White Supremacy at Colleges and Universities
Go Global: Negritude
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories behind
Internalized Oppression?
Case Study: Puerto Ricans and Racial Identity
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Does Internalized Racism Affect Lawmakers and Law Enforcers?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: How Do Organizations Address Institutional Discriminations and Practices?
Sphere of Influence: Attending a Dismantling Racism Workshop
Education
Get the Topic: How Does Racial Group Membership Impact American Educational Experiences?
Intersections: Number of Black Men in College Is Decreasing
Really, I Mean Really: Native Americans and Harvard, Together at First?
Go Global: Indigenous Peoples, Boarding Schools, and Racism
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View Education?
Case Study: the Asian Indian and Asian Indian American Experience
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Are There Achievement Gaps in Education?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: How Is Discrimination Institutionalized in Education?
Sphere of Influence: A Different Kind of Education
Media
Get the Topic: How Is the Media Used to Shape Ideas About Racial Groups?
Intersections: Intersections of Race, Gender, and
Sexuality in the Media
Go Global: Chinese Perceptions of African American Stereotypes
Really, I Mean Really: A "Good" Person of Color
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Perspectives Surrounding Race and the Media?
Case Study: Jews and Hollywood
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Do Indian Mascots Exist?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: How Does the Media Influence Society?
Sphere of Influence: Racial Makeup of Prime-Time Television Shows
Residential Segregation
Get the Topic: What Is Residential Segregation?
Go Global: Slums and Shantytowns: Housing Problems or Housing Solutions?
Intersections: Myth of the Ghetto Welfare Queen
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists View Residential Segregation?
Case Study: African Americans and the Formation of the Black Ghetto
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Does Residential Segregation Exist?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Does Racial Segregation Exist?
Sphere of Influence: Work Study in the Financial Aid Office
Economic Inequality
Get the Topic: What Is Economic Inequality?
Go Global: the World's Wealthiest People
Really, I Mean Really: Why Do Americans Vote Against Estate Taxes When They Aren't Wealthy?
Intersections: Mexican Maquiladoras and Murder
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories behind Economic Inequality?
Case Study: Vietnamese Americans and SES in the United States
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Is Capitalism Beneficial for Society?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Does Economic Inequality Persist in Wealthy Nations like the United States?
Sphere of Influence: the Cost of Healthy Food
Health Inequality
Get the Topic: What Is Health Inequality?
Intersections: Black Women's Health Study
Go Global: Race and Inequality in Mexico's Indigenous Women
Think Race and Ethnicity: How Do Sociologists Explain Health Inequality?
Case Study: Laotian Americans and Elevated Cancer Risks
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: How Does Stratification Impact Health?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Does Health Inequality Persist in a Wealthy Nation like the United States?
Sphere of Influence: Bedside Bias
The Law
Get the Topic: How Are the Law and Society Connected?
Intersections: Race and Gender on the Supreme Court: the Appointment of Justice Sonia Sotomayor and the Controversy of the "Wise Latina"
Go Global: the Global Prison-Industrial Complex
Really, I Mean Really: Drug Laws: Crack vs. Cocaine Is a Black and White Issue
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories Behind the Law?
Case Study: the Exclusion of Chinese from Immigration to the United States
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: How Does the Law Contribute to Inequality?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Do People Follow Laws?
Sphere of Influence: Misconceptions about Jail
Land and Property
Get the Topic: How Has the Struggle Over Land and Property Shaped Race Relations in the United States?
Really, I Mean Really: Who Really "Discovered" America?
Go Global: Israeli-Palestinian Land Dispute
Intersections: Land Rights of Florida Wives
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories About
Land and Property Ownership?
Case Study: Indigenous Hawaiian Land Loss
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Do Property Ownership Rights Matter?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: What Are the Current Debates Involving Landownership?
Spheres of Influence: Assimilation into American Life
Immigration and Citizenship
Get the Topic: What Is Immigration and Citizenship?
Really, I Mean Really: Anti-Mexican Sentiment Then
And Now
Go Global: the American Nightmare: Jamaican Immigrants
Intersections: Race, Class, and Gender Factors in the Exploitation of Transitional Workers
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories
Surrounding Citizenship?
Case Study: Salvadorans
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: How Do Current Theories View Immigration in the United States?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: What Can We Learn From the History of Immigration Policy?
Sphere of Influence: A Personal Look at Undocumented Immigration
Social Development
Get the Topic: What Is Social Development and Racial Justice?
Really, I Mean Really: Ideologies Versus Evidence
Go Global: From Degradation to Empowerment: Native Americans, Education, and Social Development
Intersections: Filipina Cultural Livelihood
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories
Surrounding Social Development?
Case Study: Origin of the Dominican Republic and Health Management of HIV/AIDS Treatment
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Is Education an Important Focus for Achieving the Well-Being of a Society and Its Citizens?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Is Education an Important Focus for Social Development?
Sphere of Influence: Speaking to an Enrollment Counselor
Undoing Racism
Get the Topic: What Is Undoing Racism?
Go Global: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Intersections: Activist Mothering in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods
Think Race and Ethnicity: What Are the Theories Behind
Social Movements (to Undoing Racism)?
Case Study: Fighting for Change in California
Wrap Your Mind around the Theory: Why Does Racism Persist in Society?
Discover Race and Ethnicity in Action: Why Do People Take Action to Undo Racism and Work for Social Justice?
Sphere of Influence: Striving for AWAREness
Glossary
Endnotes
Photo Credits
Index
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