Power And Prejudice / Edition 2

Power And Prejudice / Edition 2

by Paul Gordon Lauren
     
 


In the second edition of this award-winning book, Paul Gordon Lauren expands his examination of the relationship between racial prejudice and global conflict, showing how the racial issue has influenced most major developments in international politics and diplomacy. This new edition draws in material from Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific that explores the… See more details below

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In the second edition of this award-winning book, Paul Gordon Lauren expands his examination of the relationship between racial prejudice and global conflict, showing how the racial issue has influenced most major developments in international politics and diplomacy. This new edition draws in material from Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific that explores the racial dimensions of immigration exclusion and warfare and takes a fresh look at international issues regarding indigenous peoples around the world, including self-determination, sovereignty, and discrimination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813321431
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/19/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1820L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: "The Problem of the Twentieth Century"1
1The Heavy Burden of the Past5
The Tradition Begins5
Conquest and Captives11
Racial Slavery and Separation19
Ideology, Immigration, and Imperialism32
2The Rising Tide50
Ideology of Racial Struggle50
Immigration and Racial Exclusion57
Imperialism and Racial War64
World War I and Racial Tensions75
3Racial Equality Requested - and Rejected82
Prelude of Anticipation82
"This Great Question of World Policy"88
The Controversy Intensifies94
Rejection and Reaction100
4From One War to Another108
The "Highly Combustible" Question108
The League and Racial Issues118
Fascism and National Socialism126
Into the Abyss of War, Racism, and the "Final Solution"134
5The Turning Point145
The War as a Mirror145
Wartime Proposals for International Action153
Human Rights, Racial Equality, and the Charter161
The Beginnings with New Questions169
6Making a New Beginning178
The United Nations as the Forum and Focal Point178
Setting Standards for Human Rights186
Preventing and Punishing Genocide194
The Impact of the Cold War197
7The End of Empire210
Decolonization and Collapsing Empires in Asia210
An Emerging "Third World" and Independence in Africa221
Pursuing Decolonization and Self-Determination232
Challenging Racial Discrimination239
8A Decade for Action251
Launching the Decade for Action to Combat Racism251
Attacking the "Hard Core" in Southern Africa260
Convening the World Conference to Combat Racism268
Combating South Africa over Namibia and Apartheid274
9Toward the Future289
Resistance to Change289
Standards - and Double Standards295
"Speeches and Majority Votes" - or "Iron and Blood"?301
Continuing and Persistent Problems310
Things of the Spirit in the Past and the Future314
Notes325
Selected Bibliography393
About the Book and Author407
Index409

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