Uncommon Common Ground Race and America's Future

ISBN-10: 0393336859
ISBN-13: 9780393336856
Edition: 2nd 2009
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Stewart Kwoh is the president of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California.

Manuel Pastor is Professor of Geography and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, as well as co-Director of the Center for the Study of Immigrant IntegrationChris Benner is Associate Professor in the Human and Community Development at the University of California Davis, USA.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Are We Postracial Yet?
Change in America
Stories of America: How We Came to Update This Book
Angela Glover Blackwell
Stewart Kwoh
Manuel Pastor
Complicating the Quest for Equity: Five Dimensions
The Black-White Paradigm versus Multiculturalism
Diversity versus Racial and Social Equity
Universal versus Particular Strategies
National versus Regional versus Local Responsibility
Structural Factors versus Individual Initiative
A Call on Leadership
Notes
References
Color Lines
Growing Diversity
Accepting Diversity
Mixed Attitudes
Defining the Black-White Paradigm
The Lingering Black-White Paradigm
Limits of the Black-White Paradigm
Notes
References
American Progress and Disconnection
The Color of Work
Race and Well-Being: Will These Differences Persist?
Race and Economics: Complicating the Story
Minority Small Business: A Bright Spot
The Driving Factors of Inequality
A New World, a New Agenda
Notes
References
Urgent Challenges
The Road Ahead: Key Issues for the Twenty-First Century
Comprehensive Education
A Look at the Data
Twenty-First-Century Employment
Immigration Reform and Immigrants
Incarceration and Prisoner Reintegration
Healthy Metropolitan Communities
Transportation
Access to Grocery Stores
Protecting Against Displacement
Putting It Together
Climate Change and Equity
Conclusion
Notes
References
New Leadership for the Twenty-First Century
Leadership for Changing Times
Leadership in the New Economy
Leadership, New Politics, and New Demography
Leadership in the New Geography
Leadership, New Technology, and New Skills
Putting It Together: New Capacities for Communities
Approaches to Developing Effective Leadership
Leadership Networks
Leadership Development Programs
Developing Leadership in Ongoing Organizing Work
Notes
References
The Way Forward: An Equity Model
Leading with Equity
Leading for Equity
Leading on Equity
References
Data Sources
About The American Assembly
Index

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