Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives / Edition 5by Martin Marger
Pub. Date: 11/28/1999
This is the only race and ethnic relations text available that combines international materials with the traditional material that focuses on American racial and ethnic issues. This text offers instructors an opportunity to introduce comparative content in their courses while not sacrificing an American focus.
Table of ContentsPART ONE: THE NATURE OF ETHNIC RELATIONS. 1. Introduction: Some Basic Concepts. 2. Ethnic Stratification: Power and Inequality. 3. Techniques of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination. 4. Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism. PART TWO: ETHNICITY IN THE UNITED STATES. 5. Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy: Anglo-Americans and Native Americans. 6. Italian Americans. 7. Jewish Americans. 8. African Americans. 9. Hispanic Americans. 10. Asian Americans. 11. Current and Future Issues of Race and Ethnicity in the United States. PART THREE: ETHNIC RELATIONS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE. 12. South Africa. 13. Brazil. 14. Canada. 15. Northern Ireland. 16. Global Issues of Conflict and Change. REFERENCES. INDEX.
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