Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender / Edition 3 by Joseph F. Healey | 9781412976473 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender / Edition 3

Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender / Edition 3

by Joseph F. Healey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412976472

ISBN-13: 9781412976473

Pub. Date: 12/08/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This text is derived from the third edition of Healey's (Christopher Newport U., Virginia) Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class (Pine Forge Press, 2003). Designed for undergraduate courses on race, class, and gender and related topics, it requires minimal background knowledge of history and sociological concepts. Coverage includes an introduction to the study

Overview

This text is derived from the third edition of Healey's (Christopher Newport U., Virginia) Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class (Pine Forge Press, 2003). Designed for undergraduate courses on race, class, and gender and related topics, it requires minimal background knowledge of history and sociological concepts. Coverage includes an introduction to the study of minority groups in the U.S., the evolution and current state of dominant-minority group relations in the U.S., and a global view of such relations. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412976473
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2009
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MINORITY GROUPS IN THE UNITED STATES
1. Diversity in the United States: Questions and Concepts
2. Assimilation and Pluralism: From Immigrants to White Ethnics
II. THE EVOLUTION OF DOMINANT-MINORITY RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
3. The Development of Dominant-Minority Group Relations in Preindustrial America: The Origins of Slavery
4. Industrialization and Dominant-Minority Relations: From Slavery to Segregation and the Coming of Postindustrial Society
III. UNDERSTANDING DOMINANT-MINORITY RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES TODAY
5. African Americans: From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern Racism
6. American Indians: From Conquest to Tribal Survival in a Postindustrial Society
7. Hispanic Americans: Colonization, Immigration, and Ethnic Enclaves
8. Asian Americans: “Model Minorities”?
IV. CHALLENGES FOR THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE
9. New Americans, Assimilation, and Old Challenges
10. Minority Groups and U.S. Society: Themes, Patterns, and the Future

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