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Majority and Minority The Dynamics of Race and Ethnicity in American Life

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ISBN-10: 0205145698

ISBN-13: 9780205145690

Edition: 6th 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Norman R. Yetman

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List price: $162.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/23/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046

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Introduction: Definitions and Perspectives
Race, Caste, and Other Invidious Distinctions in Social Stratification
Constructing Ethnicity: Creating and Recreating Ethnic Identity and Culture
Dominant Group Ethnic Identity in the United States: The Role of 'Hidden' Ethnicity in Intergroup Relations
Historical Perspectives
Postethnic America
The First Americans: American Indians
In between Peoples: Race, Nationality, and the ldquo;New Immigrantrdquo; Working Class
The Declining Significance of Race
Land, Labor, and Group Formation: Blacks and Indians in the United States
The Construction of the Ghetto
The Structuring of Hispanic Ethnicity: Theoretical and Historical Considerations
Asian Pacific Americans: Historical Trends
Models of Ethnic Integration in the United States
Assimilation in American Life
Revisiting Assimilation: The Rise, Fall, and Reappraisal of a Concept in American Ethnic History
Immigration and Ethnic and Racial Inequality in the United States
Assimilation's Quiet Tide
Immigrant and Ethnic Enterprise in North America
The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants
Minority Status and Literacy in Comparative Perspective
Work
The Continuing Significance of Race: Anti-Black Discrimination in Public Places
The Racial Ghetto as a Race-Making Situation: The Effects of Residential Segregation on Racial Inequalities and Racial Identity
Symbolic Ethnicity: The Future of Ethnic Groups and Cultures in America
The American People and the Future of Ethnicity
The New Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States
America's Immigration ldquo;Problemrdquo;
Gendered Immigration
Mexican Migration and the Social Space of Postmodernism
The New Urban Reality
Statistical Appendix
Bibliography
List of Contributors