Racial and Ethnic Groups, Census Update

ISBN-10: 0205800513
ISBN-13: 9780205800513
Edition: 12th 2011
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List price: $153.00
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/12/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

This best-selling Race & Ethnic Relations text is grounded in a socio-historical perspective with engaging stories and first person accounts.Racial and Ethnic Groups,Census Update, 12/e, helps students understand the changing dynamics of the U.S. population. By using a socio-historical perspective, the author frames issues by examining our history, exploring the current situation, and discussing the concerns for the future.

In This Section
Brief
Comprehensive
Brief Table of Contents
Understanding Race and Ethnicity
Prejudice
Discrimination
Immigration and the United States
Ethnicity and Religion
The Native Americans
The Making of African Americans in a White America
African Americans Today
Hispanic Americans
Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Minorities
Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity
Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity
Women: the Oppressed Majority
Beyond the United States: the Comparative Perspective
Overcoming Exclusion
Comprehensive Table of Contents
Perspectives On Racial and Ethnic Groups
Exploring Race and Ethnicity
What Is a Subordinate Group?
Types of Subordinate Groups
Racial Groups
Ethnic Groups
Religious Groups
Gender Groups
Other Subordinate Groups
Listen to Our Voices: Problem of the Color Line, by W. E. B. Du Bois
Does Race Matter?
Biological Meaning
Social Construction of Race
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
Biracial and Multiracial Identity Who Am I?
Research Focus: Measuring Multiculturalism
Resistance and Change
Prejudice
Hate Crimes
Prejudice and Discrimination
Merton's Typology
LaPiere's Study
Theories of Prejudice
Scapegoating Theory
Authoritarian Personality Theory
Exploitation Theory
Normative Approach
Stereotypes
What Are Stereotypes?
Listen to Our Voices: National Media Should Stop Using Obscene Words, by Tim Giago
Power of Stereotypes
Stereotyping in Action: Racial Profiling
Color-Blind Racism
The Mood of the Oppressed
Intergroup Hostility
Reducing Prejudice
Education
Mass Media
Avoidance versus Friendship
Research Focus: Few of My Best Friends Are
Corporate Response: Diversity Training
Ways to Fight Hate
Discrimination
Understanding Discrimination
A Global View: the Roma: A Thousand Years of Discrimination
Relative versus Absolute Deprivation
Total Discrimination
Institutional Discrimination
Listen to Our Voices: of Race and Risk, by Patricia J. Williams
Research Focus:Discrimination in Job Seeking
Low-Wage Labor
Discrimination Today
Measuring Discrimination
Eliminating Discrimination
Wealth Inequality: Discrimination's Legacy
Environmental Justice
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Explained
The Legal Debate
Reverse Discrimination
The Glass Ceiling
Ethnic and Religious Sources of Conflict
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
A Global View: Immigration and South Africa
The Economic Impact of Immigration
Listen to Our Voices: the Next Americans, by Tomàs R. Jimÿnez
Women and Immigration
The Global Economy and Immigration
Research Focus:Assimilation May Be Hazardous to Your Health
Refugees
Ethnicity and Religion
Ethnic Diversity
Why Don't We Study Whiteness?
Listen to Our Voices: I Was Born in Tirana, by Harallamb Terba
Whiteness
White Privilege
The Rediscovery of Ethnicity
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
Research Focus: Immigrants: Yesterday and Today
The Polish Americans
Early Immigration
Polonia
The Contemporary Picture
Religious Pluralism
Diversity among Roman Catholics
Diversity among Protestants
Religion and the Courts
Limits of Religious Freedom: the Amish
The Amish Way of Life
The Amish and Larger Society
Major Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States
Native Americans
Early European Contacts
Treaties and Warfare
The Case of the Sioux
The Allotment Act
The Reorganization Act
Reservation Life and Federal Policies
A Global View:Australia's Aboriginal People
Native American Legal Claims
The Termination Act
Employment Assistance Program
Collective Action
Protest Efforts
Collective Action: An Overview
American Indian Identity
Sovereignty
Individual Identity
Native Americans Today
Listen to Our Voices: Iyeska: Notes from Mixed-Blood Country, by Charles A. Trimble
Economic Development
Education
Research Focus:Learning the Navajo Way
Health Care
Religious and Spiritual Expression
Environment
The Making of African Americans in a White America
Slavery
Slave Codes
African Americans and Africa
The Attack on Slavery
Slavery's Aftermath
Reparations for Slavery
The Challenge of Black Leadership
The Politics of Accommodation
The Niagara Movement
Reemergence of Black Protest
Research Focus: Sundown Towns, USA
The Civil Rights Movement
Struggle to Desegregate the Schools
Civil Disobedience
Listen to Our Voices:Letter from Birmingham Jail, by Martin Luther King, Jr
Urban Violence and Oppression
Black Power
The Religious Force
The New Immigration
African Americans Today
Education
Quality and Quantity of Education
School Segregation
Acting White, Acting Black, or Neither
Higher Education
The Economic Picture
Income and Wealth
Employment
Family Life
Challenges to Family Stability
Strengths of African American Families
The African American Middle Class
Listen to Our Voices: Divided, by Mary Pattillo
Housing
Residential Segregation
Criminal Justice
Research Focus: Medical APartheid
Health Care
Politics
Hispanic Americans
Latino Identity
The Economic Picture
The Growing Political Presence
The Borderlands
Research Focus:English-Language Acquisition
Cuban Americans
Immigration
Listen to Our Voices:Leaving Cuba, by Alfredo Jimenez
The Current Picture
Central and South Americans
Immigration
The Current Picture
A Global View:The Salvadoran Connection
Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
Mexican Americans
The Immigrant Experience
The Economic Picture
Political Organizations
Puerto Ricans
The Bridge between the Island and the Mainland
The Island of Puerto Rico
Listen to Our Voices:iViva Vieques! by Martün St. Espada
The Island Economy
The Contemporary Picture of Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
Education
Family Life
Health Care
Research Focus:The Latino Family Circle: Familism
Religion
Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Minorities
Arab Americans
Muslim Americans
Black Muslims
Immigration to the United States
Contemporary Life in the United States
Family Life and Gender
Research Focus: Christian and Muslim Arab American Women's Gender Roles
Education
Politics
A Global View:Muslims in France
Issues of Prejudice and Discrimination
Listen to Our Voices: Hate Crime Punished, by James Zogby
Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity
The "Model-Minority" Image Explored
Education and the Economy
The Door Half Open
Political Activity and Pan-Asian Identity
Listen to Our Voices:Asian America Still Discovering Elusive Identity, by Jean Han
Diversity among Asian Americans
Asian Indians
Immigration
The Current Picture
Filipino Americans
Immigration Patterns
Research Focus:Arranged Marriages in America
The Current Picture
Southeast Asian Americans
The Refugees
The Current Picture
Case Study: A Hmong Community
Korean Americans
Historical Background
The Current Picture
Hawai'i and Its People
Historical Background
The Current Picture
Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
Chinese Americans
Early Settlement Patterns
Occupational Profile of Chinese Americans
Chinatowns Today
Family Life
Research Focus:Cultural Capital, Social Capital, and Chinatowns Today
Japanese Americans
Early Japanese Immigration
The Wartime Evacuation
The Economic Picture
Family Life
Remnants of Prejudice and Discrimination
Listen to Our Voices: From Kawasaki to Chicago, by Miku Ishii
Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity
The Jewish People: Race, Religion, or Ethnic Group?
A Global View: Argentina's Jewish Community
Immigration of Jews to the United States
Anti-Semitism: Past and Present
Origins
The Holocaust
U.S. Anti-Semitism: Past
Listen to Our Voices:Night, by Elie Wiesel
Contemporary Anti-Semitism
Position of Jewish Americans
Employment and Income
Education
Political Activity
Religious Life
The Orthodox Tradition
The Reform Tradition
Jewish Identity
Role of the Family
Role of Religion
Research Focus:Intermarriage:The Final Step to Assimilation?
Role of Cultural Heritage
Other Patterns of Dominance
Women: the Oppressed Majority
Gender Roles
Sociological Perspectives
The Feminist Movement
The Suffrage Movement
The Women's Liberation Movement
The Economic Picture
Sources of Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
Listen to Our Voices: What Do Women and Men Want? by Kathleen Gerson
Feminization of Poverty
Education
Research Focus:Child Care and the Gender Divide
Family Life
Child Care and Housework
Abortion
Political Activity
Matrix of Domination: Minority Women
A Global View:Women Elected Officials: Rwanda and Beyond
Beyond the United States: the Comparative Perspective
Mexico: Diversity South of the Border
The Mexican Indian People and the Color Gradient
The Status of Women
Canada: Multiculturalism Up North
The First Nation
The Quÿbÿcois
Immigration and Race
Brazil: Not a Racial Paradise
Legacy of Slavery
The "Racial Democracy" Illusion
Brazilian Dilemma
Israel and the Palestinians
Arab���Israeli Conflicts
The Intifada
The Search for Solutions amid Violence
Republic of South Africa
The Legacy of Colonialism
APartheid
The Era of Reconciliation and Moving On
Listen to Our Voices: Africa, It Is Ours! by Nelson Mandela
Research Focus:Listening to the People
Overcoming Exclusion
The Aged: A Social Minority
Who Are the Elderly?
Ageism
Research Focus: Passing on the Old Job Applicant
The Economic Picture
Advocacy Efforts by the Elderly
People with Disabilities: Moving On
Disability in Contemporary Society
Labeling the Disabled
Listen to Our Voices:The Magic Wand, by Lynn Manning
Advocacy for Disability Rights
Gays and Lesbians: Coming Out for Equality
Being Gay and Lesbian in the United States
Prejudice and Discrimination
Advocacy for Gay and Lesbian Rights
The Glass Half Empty

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