Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives / Edition 9

Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives / Edition 9

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by Martin N. Marger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133317510

ISBN-13: 9781133317517

Pub. Date: 02/11/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Ninth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. The text's unique comparative approach is critical and relevant in light of the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence

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RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Ninth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. The text's unique comparative approach is critical and relevant in light of the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts in virtually all world regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133317517
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/11/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: THE NATURE OF ETHNIC RELATIONS. 1. Introduction: Some Basic Concepts. 2. Ethnic Stratification: Majority and Minority. 3. Tools of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination. 4. Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism. Part II: ETHNICITY IN THE UNITED STATES. 5. Immigration and the Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy. 6. Native Americans. 7. African Americans. 8. Hispanic Americans. 9. Asian Americans. 10. White Ethnic Americans. 11. Jewish Americans. 12. The Changing Context of American Race and Ethnic Relations: Current and Future Issues. Part III: ETHNIC RELATIONS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE. 13. South Africa: Society in Transition. 14. Brazil: Racial and Ethnic Democracy? 15. Canada: Ethnic Model of the Future? 16. Global Issues of Ethnic Conflict and Change. Glossary. References. Index.

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