American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination / Edition 7

American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination / Edition 7

by Adalberto, Jr. Aguirre Jr., Jonathan H. Turner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078111587

ISBN-13: 9780078111587

Pub. Date: 12/03/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

American Ethnicity is a brief text that provides an accessible introduction to the dynamics of racial and ethnic relations. Key concepts and theories are summarized, and the authors develop a simple theoretical framework that guides the presentation of data on each of the prominent ethnic groups in America. As a result, this book examines each ethnic group from

Overview

American Ethnicity is a brief text that provides an accessible introduction to the dynamics of racial and ethnic relations. Key concepts and theories are summarized, and the authors develop a simple theoretical framework that guides the presentation of data on each of the prominent ethnic groups in America. As a result, this book examines each ethnic group from the same perspective, allowing students to compare the dynamics of discrimination against African Americans, Native Americans, Asian and Pacific Island Americans, white ethnic Americans, and Latinos.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078111587
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/03/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
459,246
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Preface

Chapter 1. Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations

Race and Ethnicity

Ethnic Groups

Minority Groups

Ethnic Discrimination

Ethnic Stratification

Ethnic Prejudice

Chapter 2. Explaining Ethnic Relations

Theories of Ethnic Relations

A Unified Theory of Ethnic Relations

Chapter 3. The Anglo-Saxon Core and Ethnic Antagonism

Early Colonization of America

The Cultural and Institutional Legacy of Early Colonization

Chapter 4. White Ethnic Americans

Resource Shares of White Ethnic Groups

Irish Americans

Italian Americans

Jewish Americans

Chapter 5. African Americans

Resource Shares of African Americans

The Dynamics of Discrimination against African Americans

Stratification of African Americans

Responding to Discrimination

Chapter 6. Native Americans

On the Verge of Extinction

Resource Shares of Native Americans

Stratification of Native Americans

Responding to Discrimination

Chapter 7. Latinos

Resource Shares of Latinos

Mexican Americans

Puerto Ricans

Cuban Americans

Chapter 8. Asian and Pacific Island Americans

Asian Americans

Pacific Islanders: A Short Exploratory Note

Chapter 9. Arab Americans

Who Are Arab Americans?

Resource Shares of Arab Americans

The Dynamics of Discrimination against Arab Americans

Responding to Discrimination: Ethnogenesis

Chapter 10. The Future of Ethnicity in America

The New Immigrants

The Immigration Dilemma

The Future Dynamic of Discrimination

New Patterns of Ethnic Mixing

The Problematic Nature of a Multicultural America

Conclusion: The Ongoing Struggle for Social Justice in U.S. Society
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