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Many Costs of Racism

ISBN-10: 0742511189

ISBN-13: 9780742511187

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joe R. Feagin, Karyn D. McKinney

List price: $27.00
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What is it like to be a Black person in America today? The voices of middle class African Americans heard in this book will surprise many citizens who thought the era of racial discrimination was past. The Many Costs of Racism is a vivid and startling account of the mental and physical health effects of racism. Drawing on well documented studies, it vividly portrays the damage done to individuals, families, and communities by stress from workplace discrimination. It shows the strong connection between discrimination and health problems, describing these as costsO above and beyond the economic trials of discrimination. The book is an ideal text, accessible to students in sociology, law, psychology, and medicine. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

Joe R. Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A&M University, graduated from Baylor University in 1960 and acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Feagin has done much research work on racism and sexism issues and has served as the scholar in residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 53 books, one of which (Ghetto Revolts) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association achievement award and was the 1999-2000 president of the American Sociological Association. He is also the 2013 recipient of the Arthur Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Association for Affirmative Action.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Many Costs of White Racism
The Psychological and Energy Costs of Contemporary Racism
The Physical Health Consequences of Racism
The Family and Community Costs of Racism
Fighting and Managing Everyday Racism: An Array of Strategies
Combating Racism: Active Behavioral Strategies
Racism and the U.S. Health Care System
Notes
Index