Rethinking the Color Line : Readings in Race and Ethnicity

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-12-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Rethinking the Color Lineis a user-friendly text that does not sacrifice intellectual or theoretical rigor. This anthology of current research examines contemporary issues and explores new approaches to the study of race and ethnic relations. The featured readings effectively engage students by helping them understand theories and concepts, and encourage active learning in the classroom all while providing relevance for students from all ethnic, racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The new fourth edition features 8 new readings as well as a new two-color design that brings attention to the "Seeing the Big Picture" and "Questions to Consider" boxes found throughout the text..

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
About the Author
Introduction: Rethinking the Color Line: Understanding How Boundaries Shift
Sorting By Color: Why We Attach Meaning To Race Race and Ethnicity: Sociohistoric Constructions and …
Drawing the Color Line Howard Zinn
Racial Formations Michael Omi and Howard Winant
Theoretical Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations Joe R. Feagin and Clairece Booher Feagin
Racialized Social Systems: Understanding Racism Eduardo Bonilla Seeing the Big Picture: The Social Construction of Race 1790-2000 …Contemporary Socioeconomic Trends
An Overview of Trends in Social and Economic Well-Being, by Race Rebecca M. Blank Seeing the Big Picture: The Role of Race in Social Mobility
The Color of Health in the United States David R. Williams and Chiquita Collins Seeing the Big Picture: How Race Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
Transformative Assets, The Racial Wealth Gap and the American Dream Tom ShapiroSeeing the Big Picture: The Color of Money Race as Chameleon: How the Idea of Race Changes Over Time and Place
Defining Race: Comparative Perspectives F. James Davis Seeing the Big Picture: What was YOUR race in 1890?
A Tour of Indian People and Indian Lands David E. Wilkins Seeing the Big Picture: From Riches to the “Res” (Reservation System)
Asian American Panethnicity: Contemporary National and Transnational Possibilities Yen Le Espiritu Seeing the Big Picture: Panethnic Riches, Panethnic Poverty
Beyond Black and White: Remaking Race in America Jennifer Lee and Frank Bean Seeing the Big Picture: Check All That Apply (Finally!): The Institutionalization of Mixed Race Identity Colorblind America: Fact, Fantasy or Our Future?
Color Blind Privilege: The Social and Political Functions of Erasing the Color Line in Post Race America Charles A. Gallagher
The Ideology of Colorblindness Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres
The Possibility of a New Racial Hierarchy in the Twenty-First-Century United States Herbert Gans Seeing the Big Picture: Colorblind or Blind to Color?
Prejudice, Discrimination, and Racism Understanding Racism
Race Prejudice as a Sense of Group Position Herbert Blumer Seeing the Big Picture: Racism: Group Position or Individual Belief?
Discrimination and the American Creed Robert Merton
Race and Civil Rights Pre-September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims Susan M. Akram and Kevin R. Johnson Seeing the Big Picture: America’s New Public Enemy?
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness George Lipsitz Seeing the Big Picture: Race As an Investment
Laissez-Fair Racism, Racial Inequality and the Role of the Social Sciences Lawrence D. Bobo How Space Gets Raced
Residential Segregation and Neighborhood Conditions in U.S. Metropolitan Areas Douglas S. Massey Seeing the Big Picture: How Integrated is Your Neighborhood?
The Code of the Streets Elijah Anderson
Environmental Justice in the 21st Century: Race Still Matters Robert D. Bullard
Race, Religion, and the Color Line (or is that the Color Wall?) Michael Emerson
Why Are There No Supermarkets in my Neighborhood: The Long Search for Fresh Fruit, Produce and Inexpensive Healthy Food Shannon Zenk (et.al) Seeing the Big Picture: Urban Food Deserts: Race, Health and the Lack of “Real” Food
Racialized Opportunity in Social Institutions Race and Criminal Justice: Oxymoron or an American Tragedy
No Equal Justice: The Color of Punishment David Cole Seeing the Big Picture: How Race Tips the Scales of Justice
Everyday Racism on the Police Force Kenneth Bolton Jr. and Joe R. Feagin
.…and the Poor Get Prison Jeffrey Reiman
The Mark of a Criminal Record Devah Pager Seeing the Big Picture: The Link Between Race, Education, Employment and Crime How Race Shapes the Workplace
Kristin v. Aisha; Brad v. Rasheed: What’s in a Name and How it Effects Getting a Job Amy Braverman
When the Pot Boils Over; The Irish, Jews, Blacks and Koreans of New York Roger Waldinger Seeing the Big Picture: Whose Got the “Good” Jobs and Why.
“There’s No Shame in My Game”: Status and Stigma Among Harlem’s Working Poor Katherine S. Newman and Catherine Ellis
Sweatshops in Sunset Park: A Variation of Late Twentieth-Century Chinese Garment Shops in New York City Xiaolan Bao
Hispanics in the American South and the Transformation of the Poultry Industry William Kandel and Emilio A. Parrado Seeing the Big Picture: How Do Segregated Newsrooms Create Biased News? Race, Representations and the Media Drug Dealers, Maids and Mammies: The Role of Stereotypes in the Media
Broadcast News Portrayal of Minorities: Accuracy in Reporting Roger D. Klein and Stacy Naccarato Seeing the Big Picture: How the Media Shapes Race Relations.
Television and the Politics of Representation Justin Lewis and Sut Jhally
Distorted Reality: Hispanic Characters in TV Entertainment S. Robert Lichter and Daniel R. Amundson Crazy Horse Malt Liquor and Athletes: The Tenacity of Stereotypes
Winnebagos, Cherokees, Apaches and Dakotas: The Persistence of Stereotyping of American Indians in American Advertising Debra Merskin Seeing the Big Picture: The Tomahawk Chop: Racism in Image and Action
Sport in America: The New Racial Stereotypes Richard E. Lapchick Seeing the Big Picture: Television’s Interracial Images: Some Fact, Mostly Fiction
How America’s Complexion Changes Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
The Melting Pot and the Color Line Steven Steinberg Seeing the Big Picture: Who is Allowed to “Melt” in the Pot? Who Wants to?
Who are the Other African Americans? Contemporary African and Caribbean Immigrants in the United States John R. Logan
The Arab Immigrant Experience Michael W. Suleiman
Ethnic and Racial Identities of Second-Generation Black Immigrants in New York City Mary C. Waters Seeing the Big Picture: Is a Non-ethnic Racial Identity Possible? Race and Romance: Blurring Boundaries
Guess Who’s Been Coming to Dinner? Trends in Interracial Marriage over the 20th Century Roland G. Fryer Jr.
Captain Kirk Kisses Lieutenant Uhura: Interracial Intimacies From Hollywood Randall Kennedy Seeing the Big Picture: Love May be Blind, But It’s Not Colorblind
Discovering Racial Borders Heather Dalmage
Redrawing the Color-Line? : The Problems and Possibilities of Multiracial Families and Group Making Kimberly McClain DaCosta Seeing the Big Picture: Interracial Marriage and the Blurring of the Color Line Living With Less Racism: Strategies for Individual Action
Closing the Racial Inequality Gap: A Plan For Action Meizhu Lui, Barbara J. Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose M. Brewer, and Rebecca Adamson
Ten Things You Can Do To Improve Race Relations Charles A. Gallagher Appendix: Race by the Numbers—America’s Racial Report Card
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