Race and Ethnic Relations / Edition 4

Race and Ethnic Relations / Edition 4

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by Martin N. Marger
     
 

While focusing on issues in the United States, this book also integrates and juxtaposes conditions in other multiethnic societies around the world. It outlines the field's principal theories and basic concepts, discusses racial and ethnic relations in the United States, and compares America's management of diversity with that of South Africa, Brazil, Canada, Northern… See more details below

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While focusing on issues in the United States, this book also integrates and juxtaposes conditions in other multiethnic societies around the world. It outlines the field's principal theories and basic concepts, discusses racial and ethnic relations in the United States, and compares America's management of diversity with that of South Africa, Brazil, Canada, Northern Ireland, and the former Yugoslavia. Marger teaches at Michigan State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534505639
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
Sociology-Upper Level Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
620

Table of Contents

Part IThe Nature of Ethnic Relations
Chapter 1Introduction: Some Basic Concepts4
Chapter 2Ethnic Stratification: Power and Inequality34
Chapter 3Techniques of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination66
Chapter 4Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism103
Part IIEthnicity in the United States
Chapter 5Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy140
Chapter 6Native Americans174
Chapter 7Italian Americans201
Chapter 8Jewish Americans227
Chapter 9African Americans258
Chapter 10Hispanic Americans313
Chapter 11Asian Americans354
Chapter 12Current and Future Issues of Race and Ethnicity in the United States392
Part IIIEthnic Relations in Comparative Perspective
Chapter 13South Africa: Society in Transition424
Chapter 14Brazil: Ethnic Paradise?457
Chapter 15Canada: Ethnic Model of the Future?493
Chapter 16Northern Ireland: Enduring Ethnic Conflict?534
Chapter 17Global Issues of Ethnic Conflict and Change569
References597

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