Immigrants and Modern Racism: Reproducing Inequality

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-15
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner
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With rising numbers of immigrants of color in the United States, sheer demographic change has long promised?falsely, it now seems?to solve the ?race problem.? Directly connecting the issues of race relations and immigrant incorporation, Beth Merenstein sheds light on what the changing contours of the US?s racial and ethnic makeup mean for our dearly held concept of ?equal opportunity for all.?

Table of Contents

Learning Race: Becoming an "American"p. 1
The Racial Structure of US Societyp. 19
Immigrants' Preconceptions of Racep. 39
Seeing, Hearing, and Acquiring New Notions of Racep. 53
Immigrants Express Modern Racismp. 75
Racial Identity Constructionp. 111
Racial Reproduction Revisitedp. 137
Notes on Research and Methodsp. 147
Intervieweesp. 153
Bibliographyp. 155
Indexp. 167
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