Race and Ethnicity

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737732580
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 11/8/2007
  • Series: Contemporary Issues Companion Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 188
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword     9
Introduction     12
Race Classification and Ethnic Identity
The Biology of Race   Michael J. Bamshad   Steve E. Olson     29
Biology Is Not the Only Determination of Race   Kimberly TallBear     29
DNA Testing Provides a Link to the Past   John Simons     40
Racial Identity and Politics   Patricia Williams     47
Assimilation and Jewish Ethnic Identity   Ilan Stavans     55
Race, Ethnicity, and the New American Landscape
Immigration and Intolerance in America's Heartland   Stephen G. Bloom     65
Asian Americans in the Twenty-First Century   James Kyung-Jin Lee     77
Attitudes Toward Muslims After September 11   Behzad Yaghmaian     86
Katrina Exposes American Racism   Clement Alexander Price     94
Race and U.S. Institutions
In Defense of Racial Profiling   Michelle Malkin     99
Racial Profiling Is Never Justified   Cathy Young     103
The Legacy of Disadvantage in the United States   Alan Greenblatt     108
The Dominance of Asian Americans in Higher Education   Timothy Egan     121
Analyzing White Studies Courses in College Classrooms$dTheJournal of Blacks in Higher Education     134
Race and Ethnicity in the Arts and Media
Reinforcing Colonialist Concepts of Indigenous Peoples   Earl Shorris     140
A Latino Makes Shakespeare His Own   Antonio Ocampo-Guzman     145
When Race-Based Humor Fails   Marty Beckerman     157
Reflections on Race and Ethnic Identity
A Korean-American Adoptee Embraces His Identity   Karen Fanning     162
Protecting Immigrants' Rights   Cecilia Munoz     167
Organization to Contact     170
Bibliography     178
Index     183
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