Handbook of the Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations

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The study of racial and ethnic relations has become one of the most written about aspects in sociology and sociological research. In both North America and Europe, many "traditional" cultures are feeling threatened by immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Asia. This handbook is a true international collaboration looking at racial and ethnic relations from an academic perspective. It starts from the principle that sociology is at the hub of the human sciences concerned with ...

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Overview

The study of racial and ethnic relations has become one of the most written about aspects in sociology and sociological research. In both North America and Europe, many "traditional" cultures are feeling threatened by immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Asia. This handbook is a true international collaboration looking at racial and ethnic relations from an academic perspective. It starts from the principle that sociology is at the hub of the human sciences concerned with racial and ethnic relations.

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Racial and Ethnic Relations Today.- White.- The Struggle of Indigenous Americans: A Socio-Historical View.- Unconscious Racism, Social Cognition Theory, and the Legal Intent Doctrine: The Neuron Fires Next Time.- The Work of Making Racism Invisible.- Anything but Racism: How Sociologists Limit the Significance of Racism.- The Not-So-Harmless Social Function of a Word that Wounds.- Racism and Popular Culture.- Asian Americans’ Experiences of “Race” and Racism.- African American Families: Historical and Contemporary Forces Shaping Family Life and Studies.- A Dialectical Understanding of the Vulnerability of International Migrants.- Race, Ethnicity, and Health: An Intersectional Approach.- What Would a Racial Democracy Look Like?.- Race and the Theatrical Mirror.- Race and Ethnicity in the Labor Market; Employer Practices and Worker Strategies.- UNITED STATESIANs: The Nationalism of Empire.- Racial Hegemony, Globalization, Social Justice, and Anti-Hegemonic Movements.- Acting for a Good Society: Racism and Black Liberation in the Longue Durée.- Pathways to Downward Mobility: The Impact of Schools, Welfare, and Prisons on People of Color.- Research Literature on Haitian Americans 1996–2006: Trends and Outlook.- Antiracism.- Heart of Violence: Global Racism, War, and Genocide.- The Reality and Impact of Legal Segregation in the United States.

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