Race and Ethnicity: The Basics

Race and Ethnicity: The Basics

by Peter Kivisto, Paul R. Croll
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415773733

ISBN-13: 9780415773737

Pub. Date: 02/01/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Race and ethnicity have shaped the social, cultural and political character of much of the world, and remain an important influence on contemporary life in the 21st Century. Race and Ethnicity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to these potent forces. Topics covered include:

  • The forms and dynamics of racial and ethnic

Overview

Race and ethnicity have shaped the social, cultural and political character of much of the world, and remain an important influence on contemporary life in the 21st Century. Race and Ethnicity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to these potent forces. Topics covered include:

  • The forms and dynamics of racial and ethnic relations
  • The dynamics of inequality
  • The relationship between prejudice and discrimination
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Models of inclusion

Including plenty of examples, chapter summaries and a glossary, this book is an essential read for all those interested in the contested field of race and ethnicity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415773737
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Series:
Basics Series
Pages:
208

Table of Contents

1. Defining the Subject: What is Meant by Race and Ethnicity? 2. Prejudice and Discrimination 3. Intersecting Inequalities 4. The Varieties of Ethnic Conflict 5. Modes of Incorporation 6. Combating Oppression and Exclusion

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