Race and Ethnicity: An Anthropological Focus on the United States and the World / Edition 1

Race and Ethnicity: An Anthropological Focus on the United States and the World / Edition 1

by Raymond Scupin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130606898

ISBN-13: 9780130606891

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Covering basic concepts and research, this book presents state of the art, highly readable essays on both the theoretical issues and empirical studies of race and ethnicity in the U.S. and throughout the world.

It introduces the concepts of race, the fallacies of scientific racism, and theoretical perspectives on ethnicity—followed by fourteen chapters that

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Covering basic concepts and research, this book presents state of the art, highly readable essays on both the theoretical issues and empirical studies of race and ethnicity in the U.S. and throughout the world.

It introduces the concepts of race, the fallacies of scientific racism, and theoretical perspectives on ethnicity—followed by fourteen chapters that share the empirical findings of anthropologists on race and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world.

For individuals interested in getting a global perspective on race and ethnic relations, and reducing some of the superficial media-based characterizations and representations of race and ethnic issues throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130606891
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
471
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY.

1. The Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity, Raymond Scupin.

2. The Concept of Race in Antropology, Scott MacEachern.

3. A History of "Scientific" Racism, Leonard Lieberman.

4. Ethnicity, Raymond Scupin.

5. Ethnicity and Ethnocentrism: Are They Natural?, Donald E. Brown.

II. THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN THE U.S.

6. U.S. Ethnic Relations: Anglos and the ”White Ethnics,” Raymond Scupin.

7. American Indians, Rachel Bonney.

8. African Americans, Susan Love Brown.

9. Jewish Americans, Jack Glazier.

10. Hispanic Americans, Ellen Bigler.

11. Asian Americans, Janet Benson.

12. Arab Americans, Barbara Aswad.

III. RACE AND ETHNICITY: A GLOBAL FOCUS.

13. Latin America and the Caribbean,Ronald Kephart.

14. Africa, Sheila Clarke-Ekong

15. The Middle East, Laurie King-Irani.

16. Asia, Raymond Scupin.

17. The Pacific Islands, Karen Brison.

18. Europe, Pamela Ballinger.

19. Canada, Norman Buchignani.

20. Conclusion, Raymond Scupin.

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