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Examines U.S. racial and ethnic relations from a socio-historical perspective

 

Strangers to These Shores, 11/e, offers a conceptual and theoretical overview of one of the most interesting and dynamic fields of study - race and ethnic relations. Racial issues are examined through different sociological perspectives, giving students a basis for examining the experiences of different minority groups. Readers will not only see how racial and ethnic groups came to be, but also how they are changing and how they will continue to change in the future.

 

MySocLab is an integral part of the Parrillo program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students examine the experiences of different minority groups with Core Concepts Video Series, explore real-world sociology through the new Social Explorer, and develop critical thinking skills through writing.  

 

This title is available in a variety of formats and prices – digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.

Author Biography

Born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, Vincent N. Parrillo experienced multiculturalism early as the son of a second-generation Italian American father and Irish/German American mother. He grew up in an ethnically diverse neighborhood, developing friendships and teenage romances with second- and third-generation Dutch, German, Italian, and Polish Americans. As he grew older, he developed other friendships that frequently crossed racial and religious lines.

 

Professor Parrillo came to the field of sociology after first completing a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in English. After teaching high school English and then serving as a college administrator, he took his first sociology course when he began doctoral studies at Rutgers University. Inspired by a discipline that scientifically investigates social issues, he changed his major and completed his degree in sociology.

 

Leaving his administrative post but staying at William Paterson University, Prof. Parrillo has since taught sociology for more than 30 years. He has lectured throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe and has regularly conducted diversity leadership programs for the military and large corporations. His keynote address at a bilingual educators’ conference was published in Vital Speeches of the Day, which normally contains only speeches by national political leaders and heads of corporations and organizations.

 

Prof. Parrillo was a Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic and Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Pisa. He was the keynote speaker at international conferences in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Sweden. He has met with government leaders, nongovernment agency leaders, law enforcement officials, and educators in more than a dozen countries as a consultant on immigration policy, hate crimes, and multicultural education. He has done on-air interviews with Radio Free Europe and Voice of America, appeared on national Canadian television, and been interviewed by numerous Canadian and European reporters.

 

Prof. Parrillo’s ventures into U.S. media include writing, narrating, and producing two PBS award-winning documentaries, Ellis Island: Gateway to America and Smokestacks and Steeples: A Portrait of Paterson. Contacted by reporters across the nation for his views on race and ethnic relations, he has been quoted in dozens of newspapers, including the Chicago Sun-Times, Cincinnati Inquirer, Houston Chronicle, Hartford Courant, Omaha World-Herald, Orlando Sentinel, and Virginian Pilot. He has appeared on numerous U.S. radio and television programs.

Prof. Parrillo is also the author of Understanding Race and Ethnic Relations, third edition (Allyn & Bacon), Contemporary Social Problems, sixth edition (Allyn & Bacon), Cities and Urban Life, fourth edition (with John Macionis), Diversity in America, second edition, and Rethinking Today’s Minorities. His articles and book reviews have appeared in journals such as The Social Science Journal, Sociological Forum, Social Forces, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Journal of American Ethnic History, and the Encyclopedia of American Immigration. He is General Editor of the Encyclopedia of Sociology for Sage Publications. Several of his books and articles have been translated into other languages, including Chinese, Czech, Danish, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, and Swedish.

 

An active participant in various capacities throughout the years in the American Sociological Association and Eastern Sociological Society, Prof. Parrillo has been listed in Who’s Who in International Education, Outstanding Educators of America, American Men and Women of Science, and Who’s Who in the East. In 2004, he received the Award for Excellence in Scholarship from William Paterson University. In March 2005, the Eastern Sociological Society named him its Robin M. Williams, Jr. Distinguished Lecturer for 2005—2006, and elected him as its vice president for 2008—2009.

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


 

Brief Table of Contents

 

Part 1:            Sociological Framework

Chapter 1:     The Study of Minorities

Chapter 2:     Culture and Social Structure

Chapter 3:     Prejudice and Discrimination

Chapter 4:     Intergroup Relations

 

Part 2:            European Americans

Chapter 5:     North and West European Americans

Chapter 6:     South, Central, and East Europeans

 

Part 3:            Visible Minorities

Chapter 7:     American Indians

Chapter 8:     Asian Americans

Chapter 9:     Middle Eastern and North African Americans

Chapter 10:   Black Americans

Chapter 11:   Hispanic Americans

 

Part 4:            Other Minorities

Chapter 12:   Religious Minorities

Chapter 13:   Women as a Minority Group

Chapter 14:   Gays, People with Disabilities, and the Elderly

 

Part 5:            Contemporary Patterns and Issues

Chapter 15:   The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic

 


 

Full Table of Contents

 

Part 1:            Sociological Framework

Chapter 1:     The Study of Minorities

The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon

Minority Groups

Racial and Ethnic Groups

Ethnocentrism

Objectivity

The Dillingham Flaw

Personal Troubles and Public Issues

The Dynamics of Intergroup Relations

Sociological Perspectives

Retrospect

 

Chapter 2:     Culture and Social Structure

The Concept of Culture

Cultural Change

Structural Conditions

Stratification

Social Class

Intergoup Connect

Ethnic Stratification

Is there a White Culture?

Retrospect

 

Chapter 3:     Prejudice and Discrimination

Prejudice

Discrimination

Retrospect

 

Chapter 4:     Intergroup Relations

Minority-Group Responses

Consequences of Minority-Group Status

Dominant-Group Responses

Exploitation

Minority-Minority Relations

Theories of Minority Integration

Retrospect

 

Part 2:            European Americans

Chapter 5:     North and West European Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

English Americans

Dutch Americans

French Americans

German Americans

Irish Americans

Scandanavian Americans

Social Realities for Women

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 6:     South, Central, and East Europeans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Slavic Americans

Polish Americans

Russian Americans

Ukranian Americans

Hungarian Americans

Italian Americans

Greek Americans

Romani Americans

Immigrant Women and Work

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Part 3:            Visible Minorities

Chapter 7:     American Indians

Sociohistorical Perspective

Early Encounters

Values and Social Structure

Stereotyping

Changes in Government Policies

Present-Day American Indian Life

Natural Resources

Red Power

The Courts

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Urban American Indians

Cultural Impact

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 8:     Asian Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Cultural Attributes

Chinese Americans

Japanese Americans

Filipino Americans

Korean Americans

Asian Indian Americans

Pakistani Americans

Vietnamese Americans

Other Southeast Asians

Ethnoviolence

The Model-Minority Stereotype

Assimilations

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 9:     Middle Eastern and North African Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Arab Americans

Lebanese and Syrian Americans

Egyptian Americans

Iraqi Americans

Palestinian Americans

Iranian Americans

Israeli Americans

Turkish Americans

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 10:   Black Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Institutionalized Racism

The Winds of Change

Urban Unrest

The Bell Curve Debate

Language as Prejudice

Social Indicators of Black Progress

Race or Class?

African and Afro-Caribbean Immigrants

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 11:   Hispanic Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Social Indicators of Hispanic Progress

Mexican Americans

Puerto Rican Americans

Cuban Americans

Caribbean, Central, and South Americans

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Part 4:            Other Minorities

Chapter 12:   Religious Minorities

Sociohistorical Perspective

Catholic Americans

Jewish Americans

Mormon Americans

Muslim Americans

Amish Americans

Rastafarian Americans

Santerian Americans

Hindu Americans

Religion and U.S. Society

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 13:   Women as a Minority Group

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Reality of Gender Differences

Immigrant and Minority Women

Social Indicators or Women’s Status

Sexual Harassment

Sexism and the Law

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Chapter 14:   Gays, People with Disabilities, and the Elderly

Sexual Orientation

Sociohistorical Perspective

Gay Genetics

Homosexuality in the United States

Current Issues

People with Disabilities

Sociohistorical Perspectives

Americans with Disabilities

Legislative Actions

Myths and Stereotypes

Current Issues Old Age

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Graying of America

Values About Age

Myths and Stereotypes

Current Issues

Sociological Analysis

Retrospect

 

Part 5:            Contemporary Patterns and Issues

Chapter 15:   The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic

Ethnic Consciousness

The Changing Face of Ethnicity

Current Ethnic Issues

Diversity in the Future



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