9781111186388

Race and Ethnic Relations : American and Global Perspectives

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    9781111186388

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    1111186383

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Ninth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. The text?s unique comparative approach is critical and relevant in light of the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts in virtually all world regions.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Nature of Ethnic Relations
Introduction: Some Basic Concepts
Ethnic Stratification: Majority and Minority
Tools of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination
Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism
Ethnicity in the United States
Immigration and the Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy
Native Americans
African Americans
Hispanic Americans
Asian Americans
White Ethnic Americans
Jewish Americans
The Changing Context of American Race and Ethnic Relations: Current and Future Issues
Ethnic Relations in Comparative Perspective
South Africa: Society in Transition
Brazil: Racial and Ethnic Democracy?
Canada: Ethnic Model of the Future?
Global Issues of Ethnic Conflict and Change
Glossary
References
Index
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