Majority and Minority: The Dynamics of Race and Ethnicity in American Life / Edition 5

Majority and Minority: The Dynamics of Race and Ethnicity in American Life / Edition 5

by Norman R. Yetman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205129501

ISBN-13: 9780205129508

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205129508
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

* Asterisk indicates articles new to this edition.

I. INTRODUCTION: DEFINITIONS AND PERSPECTIVES.

1. Race, Caste, and Other Invidious Distinctions in Social Stratification, Gerald D. Berreman.

2. *Constructing Ethnicity: Creating and Recreating Ethnic Identity and Culture, Joane Nagel.

3. *Dominant Group Ethnic Identity in the United States: The Role of 'Hidden' Ethnicity in Intergroup Relations, Ashley W. Doane, Jr.

II. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES.

4. *Postethnic America, David A. Hollinger.

5. *The First Americans: American Indians, C. Matthew Snipp.

6. *In between Peoples: Race, Nationality, and the "New Immigrant" Working Class, James Barrett and David Roediger.

7. The Declining Significance of Race, William Julius Wilson.

8. *Land, Labor, and Group Formation: Blacks and Indians in the United States, Stephen Cornell.

9. *The Construction of the Ghetto, Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton.

10. *The Structuring of Hispanic Ethnicity: Theoretical and Historical Considerations, Frank D. Bean and Marta Tienda.

11. *Asian Pacific Americans: Historical Trends, Don Mar and Marlene Kim.

III. MODELS OF ETHNIC INTEGRATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

12. Assimilation in American Life, Milton M. Gordon.

13. *Revisiting Assimilation: The Rise, Fall, and Reappraisal of a Concept in American Ethnic History, Russell A. Kazal.

14. *Immigration and Ethnic and Racial Inequality in the United States, Mary C. Waters and Karl Eschbach.

15. *Assimilation's Quiet Tide, Richard D. Alba.

16. Immigrant and Ethnic Enterprise in North America, Ivan Light.

17. *The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants, Alejandro Portes and Min Zhou.

18. *Minority Status and Literacy in Comparative Perspective, John U. Ogbu.

19. *Work, William Julius Wilson.

20. *The Continuing Significance of Race: Anti-Black Discrimination in Public Places, Joe R. Feagin.

21. *The Racial Ghetto as a Race-Making Situation: The Effects of Residential Segregation on Racial Inequalities and Racial Identity, David R. James.

22. Symbolic Ethnicity: The Future of Ethnic Groups and Cultures in America, Herbert J. Gans.

IV. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THE FUTURE OF ETHNICITY.

23. *The New Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States, Douglas S. Massey.

24. *America's Immigration "Problem", Saskia Sassen.

25. *Gendered Immigration, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo.

26. *Mexican Migration and the Social Space of Postmodernism, Roger Rouse.

27. *The New Urban Reality, Roger Waldinger.

Statistical Appendix.

Bibliography.

List of Contributors.

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