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Strangers to These Shores Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States

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ISBN-10: 0205457630

ISBN-13: 9780205457632

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Vincent Parrillo

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Key Topic: This best-selling, comprehensive book on racial and ethnic relations in the U.S. covers theoretical issues and the experiences of more than 50 specific groups. Key Benefit: Covers more racial, ethnic, and religious groups than any other book of its kind, providing broad, yet specific coverage of Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Arabs, religious minorities, and women as a minority group.
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Book details

List price: $106.40
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Sociological Framework
The Study of Minorities
The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon
A Sociological Perspective
Minority Groups
Racial and Ethnic Groups
The Dillingham Flaw
Personal Troubles and Public Issues
The Dynamics of Intergroup Relations
Culture and Social Structure
The Concept of Culture
Cultural Change
Structural Conditions
Social Class
Intergroup Conflict
Ethnic Stratification Theories of Minority Integration
Is There White Culture?
Prejudice and Discrimination
Dominant-Minority Relations
Minority-Group Responses
Consequences of Minority-Group Status
Dominant-Group Responses
European Americans
Northern and Western Europeans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The English
The Dutch
The French
The Germans
The Irish
The Scandinavians and Finns
The Scots
The Welsh
Social Realities for Women
Northern and Western European Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
Southern, Central, and Eastern Europeans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Slavic Peoples
The Poles
The Russians
The Ukrainians
The Hungarians
The Gypsies
The Italians
The Greeks
The Portuguese
The Armenians
Immigrant Women and Work
Sociological Analysis
People of Color
The Native Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Early Encounters
Values and Social Structure
Stereotyping of Native Americans
Changes in Government Policy
Present-Day Native American Life
Natural Resources
Red Power
The Courts
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Urban Native Americans
Cultural Impact
Native American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
East and Southeast Asian Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Cultural Attributes
The Chinese
The Japanese
The Filipinos
The Koreans
The Vietnamese
Other Southeast Asians
The Model Minority Stereotype
East and Southeast Asian Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
Other Asian and Middle Eastern Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Asian Indians
Arab Americans
The Syrian-Lebanese
The Palestinians
The Iranians
The Iraqis
The Turks
The Pakistanis
Other Asian and Middle Eastern Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
Black Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Institutionalized Racism
The Winds of Change
Urban Unrest
The Bell-Curve Debate
Language as Prejudice
Social Indicators of Black Progress
Race or Class? African Immigrants
West Indian Americans
Black American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
Hispanic Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Social Indicators of Hispanic Progress
The Mexicans
The Puerto Ricans
Mexicans and Puerto Ricans: A Comparison
The Cubans
Caribbean, Central, and South Americans
Hispanic American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
Other Minorities
Religious Minorities
Sociohistorical Perspective
Catholic Americans
Jewish Americans
The Mormons
Muslim Americans
The Amish
The Rastafarians
The Santerians
Hindu Americans
Religion and U.S. Society
Religious Assimilation
Sociological Perspectives
Women as a Minority Group
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Reality of Sexual Differences
Immigrant and Minority Women
Social Indicators of Women's Status
Sexual Harassment
Sexism and the Law
Women and Politics
Sociological Analysis
Trends and Possibilities
The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic
Ethnic Consciousness
The Changing Face of Ethnicity
Current Ethnic Issues
Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Future