9780130418692

Racial and Ethnic Groups

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130418692

  • ISBN10:

    0130418692

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This best-selling, classic book provides readers with a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to racial and ethnic studies, and helps them understand and explore the issues confronting a variety of ethnic groups in both the U.S. and other countries. Beginning with a thorough introduction to how sociologists think about race and ethnicity, the book then moves on to chapters on each major group, examining the group's history, then exploring the group's current situation and its concerns as we move into the 21st century. For a better understanding of, and a firm foundation in, relevant theories and perspectives in sociology.

Table of Contents

Understanding Race and Ethnicity
2(34)
Prejudice
36(36)
Discrimination
72(30)
Immigration and the United States
102(30)
Ethnicity and Religion
132(36)
The Native Americans
168(34)
The Making of African Americans in a White America
202(30)
African Americans Today
232(30)
Hispanic Americans
262(22)
Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
284(28)
Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity
312(30)
Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
342(24)
Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity
366(30)
Women: The Oppressed Majority
396(26)
Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
422(30)
Overcoming Exclusion
452

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