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9780135193280

Revel for Racial and Ethnic Groups -- Combo Access Card

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    9780135193280

  • ISBN10:

    0135193281

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Access Card
  • Copyright: 2018-07-24
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For courses in Race and Ethnic Relations

Highlight the changing dynamics of the U.S. population
Revel™ Racial and Ethnic Groups
helps students view race and ethnic relations in a sociohistorical context, so they can understand the past and see how to shape the future. Author Richard Schaefer’s narrative is driven by engaging first-person accounts that illuminate the changing dynamics of the U.S. population, and reveal the stories behind these changes. In addition to thoroughly updated data and contemporary topics, the 15th Edition offers new Relations Across Boundaries features that focus on interactions between different groups.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Author Biography

Richard T. Schaefer grew up in Chicago at a time when neighborhoods were going through transitions in ethnic and racial composition. He found himself increasingly intrigued by what was happening, how people were reacting, and how these changes were affecting neighborhoods and people’s jobs. In high school, he took a course in sociology. His interest in social issues caused him to gravitate to more sociology courses at Northwestern University, where he eventually received a B.A. in sociology.
 
“Originally as an undergraduate I thought I would go on to law school and become a lawyer. But after taking a few sociology courses, I found myself wanting to learn more about what sociologists studied and was fascinated by the kinds of questions they raised,” Dr. Schaefer says. “Perhaps most fascinating and, to me, relevant to the 1960s was the intersection of race, gender, and social class.” This interest led him to obtain his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Dr. Schaefer’s continuing interest in race relations led him to write his master’s thesis on the membership of the Ku Klux Klan and his doctoral thesis on racial prejudice and race relations in Great Britain.
 
Dr. Schaefer went on to become a professor of sociology. He has taught sociology and courses on multiculturalism for 30 years. He has been invited to give special presentations on racial and ethnic diversity to students and faculty in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas.
 
Dr. Schaefer is the author of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the USA (Pearson, 2014) and Race Matters, Fourth Edition (Pearson, 2012). He is the general editor of the three-volume Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008). He is also the author of the twelfth edition of Sociology: A Brief Introduction (2017), fourth edition of Sociology: A Modular Approach (2015), and the seventh edition of Sociology Matters (2018). He coauthored with William Zellner the ninth edition of Extraordinary Groups (2015). His books have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish, as well as adapted for use in Canadian colleges. His articles and book reviews have appeared in many journals, including American Journal of Sociology, Phylon: A Review of Race and Culture, Contemporary Sociology, Sociology and Social Research, Sociological Quarterly, and Teaching Sociology. He served as president of the Midwest Sociological Society from 1994 to 1995. In recognition of his achievements in undergraduate teaching, he was named Vincent de Paul Professor of Sociology in 2004.

Table of Contents

1. Exploring Race and Ethnicity
2. Prejudice
3. Discrimination
4. Immigration
5. Ethnicity, Whiteness, and Religion
6. Native Americans: The First Americans
7. African Americans
8. African Americans Today
9. Latinos: Growth and Diversity
10. Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
11. Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Minorities
12. Asian Pacific Americans: An Array of Nationalities
13. Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
14. Jewish Americans: The Quest to Maintain Identity
15. Women: The Oppressed Majority
16. Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
17. Overcoming Exclusion

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