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Majority-Minority Relations

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ISBN-10: 0205645372

ISBN-13: 9780205645374

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: John E. Farley

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This book is designed to develop students'understanding of the principles and processes that shape the patterns of relations between racial, ethnic, and other groups in society. A wide variety of information is provided about a number of such groups with an emphasis on the relationships between dominant (majority) and subordinate (minority) racial and ethnic groups in the United States and abroad. Organized in atopic by topic approach, this book provides a more integrated sociological look at Majority-Minority relations.Affirmative action; welfare reform; whiteness as a racial identity; African-American perspectives; race/ethnicity in our schools; wage and labor laws; the war on drugs; institutional discrimination; race/ethnicity vs. language debate; as well as September 11 impact on intergroup relations.For professionals working in a racially mixed environment.
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Book details

List price: $140.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/15/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036

John E. Farley is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Orientation: Basic Terms and Concepts
Social-Psychology and Social Structure as Ways of Understanding Majority-Minority Relations
Prejudice: Its Forms and Causes
Reducing Prejudice: How Achievable? How Important?
Macro-Sociological Perspectives: The Order and Conflict Models
The Historical Roots of Todayrsquo;s Intergroup Inequality and Majority-Minority Relations
Origins and Causes of Ethnic Inequality
Changing Patterns of Majority-Minority Relations in the United States
Minority Group Movements and Their Impact on Society
Changing Values, Goals, and Models: New Thinking on Assimilation, Pluralism, and Separatism
Cross-Cultural Studies of Majority-Minority Relations
Majority-Minority Relations in America Today: The Role of Institutional Discrimination
The Status of Majority and Minority Groups in the United States Today
The Economic and Health Care Systems and Minority Groups in America
Living Apart: Housing Segregation in America
The American Political and Legal System and Majority-Minority Relations
Education and American Minority Groups
Current and Future Issues in Majority-Minority Relations
Current Trends in Majority-Minority Relations
Current Debates: Affirmative Action, Immigration, and Race Versus Class