Race and Ethnic Relations American and Global Perspectives

ISBN-10: 049550436X
ISBN-13: 9780495504368
Edition: 8th 2009 (Revised)
Authors: Martin N. Marger
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List price: $220.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/22/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Eighth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in the United States. The texts unique comparative approach is increasingly important and relevant in light of the growing ethnic diversity in a variety of societies, as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts throughout the world.

Martin N. Marger received his bachelor's degree from the University of Miami, his master's degree from Florida State University, and his doctorate from Michigan State University. In addition to his research and writing in the field of race and ethnic relations, his work includes studies in social inequality and political sociology. He is the author of SOCIAL INEQUALITY: PATTERNS AND PROCESSES, now in its fourth edition.

The Nature of Ethnic Relations
Introduction: Some Basic Concepts
Ethnic Stratification: Majority and Minority
Tools of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination
Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism
Ethnicity in the United States
Immigration and Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy
Native Americans
African Americans
Hispanic Americans
Asian Americans
White Ethnic Americans
Jewish Americans
The Changing Context of American Race and Ethnic Relations: Current and Future Issues
Ethnic Relations in Comparative Perspective
South Africa: Society in Transition
Brazil: Racial and Ethnic Democracy?
Canada: Ethnic Model of the Future?
Global Issues of Ethnic Conflict and Change
Glossary
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