9780130978547

Racial and Ethnic Groups: Census 2000 Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130978547

  • ISBN10:

    013097854X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This comprehensive text for the race and ethnic course has been updated to reflect the latest Census 2000 data. As the leading book in the market, it introduces the concepts of racism before taking a group-by-group approach.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Understanding Race and Ethnicity
2(36)
Prejudice
38(34)
Discrimination
72(32)
Immigration and the United States
104(28)
Ethnicity and Religion
132(36)
The Native Americans
168(36)
The Making of African Americans in a White America
204(32)
African Americans Today
236(34)
Hispanic Americans
270(24)
Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
294(30)
Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity
324(30)
Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
354(26)
Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity
380(32)
Women: The Oppressed Majority
412(28)
Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
440(32)
Overcoming Exclusion
472(27)
Internet Resource Directory 499(4)
Glossary 503(6)
References 509(32)
Photo Credits 541(1)
Index 542

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