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

ISBN-10: 0205543235

ISBN-13: 9780205543236

Edition: 8th 2006

Authors: Vincent N. Parrillo

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List price: $130.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 John J. Macioniswas born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelorrsquo;s degree from Cornell University and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. John Macionis is Professor and Distinguished Scholar of Sociology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where he has taught for almost thirty years. During that time, he has chaired the Sociology Department, directed the collegersquo;s multidisciplinary program in humane studies, presided over the campus senate and the collegersquo;s faculty, and taught sociology to thousands of students. nbsp; In 2002, the American Sociological Association presented Macionis with the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching, citing his innovative use of global material as well as the introduction of new teaching technology in his textbooks. nbsp; His publications are wide-ranging, focusing on community life in the United States, interpersonal intimacy in families, effective teaching, humor, new information technology, and the importance of global education. In addition to authoring this #1 best-seller, Macionis has also writtenSociety: The Basics,the #1 most popular paperback text in the field, now in its ninth edition.nbsp; In addition, Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis have edited the best-selling anthologySeeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology.nbsp; Macionisrsquo;s most recent textbook isSocial Problems(Prentice Hall), now in its third edition and the leading book in this field. Vincent N. Parrillowas born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. He received his B.S. degree from Seton Hall University, his M.A. from Montclair State University, and his doctorate from Rutgers University. His books include:Strangers to These Shores9th ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2008);Diversity in America3rd ed. (Pine Forge Press, 2008);Contemporary Social Problems6th ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2005);Understanding Race and Ethnic Relations3rd ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2008);William Paterson University(Arcadia, 2005);Millennium Haze: Comparative Inquiries About Society, State and Community(FrancoAngeli, 2000);Ridgewood(Arcadia, 1999); and (ed.)Rethinking Today's Minorities(Greenwood Press, 1991). He is General Editor of the two-volume interdisciplinaryEncyclopedia of Social Problems(Sage, 2008). He is the executive producer and writer of two award- winning PBS television documentaries:Smokestacks and Steeples: A Portrait of Paterson(1992) andEllis Island: Gateway to America(1991).

Foreword by Charles V. Willie
Sociological Framework
The Study of Minorities
The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon
A Sociological Perspective
Minority Groups
Racial and Ethnic Groups
Ethnocentrism
Objectivity
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
Stratification
Social Class
Intergroup Conflict
Ethnic Stratification
Theories of Minority Integration
Is There White Culture?
Prejudice and Discrimination
Prejudice
Discrimination
Dominant-Minority Relations
Minority-Group Responses
Consequences of Minority-Group Status
Dominant-Group Responses
Exploitation
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
Ethnoviolence
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