Racial and Ethnic Groups / Edition 13

Racial and Ethnic Groups / Edition 13

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by Richard T. Schaefer
     
 

ISBN-10: 020584233X

ISBN-13: 9780205842339

Pub. Date: 12/05/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Richard T. Schaefer's Racial and Ethnic Groups is the most comprehensive survey of racial and ethnic groups in the United States. It is also the most up-to-date with coverage of the 1996 presidential and congressional elections and their consequences. It also explores such timely topics as the economic impact of immigration, economic development of Native Americans,…  See more details below

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Richard T. Schaefer's Racial and Ethnic Groups is the most comprehensive survey of racial and ethnic groups in the United States. It is also the most up-to-date with coverage of the 1996 presidential and congressional elections and their consequences. It also explores such timely topics as the economic impact of immigration, economic development of Native Americans, and changes in Affirmative Action programs. The new edition includes a chapter on overcoming exclusion which looks at three groups - the aged, people with disabilities, and lesbians and gays - and explores the challenges all groups face.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205842339
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/05/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
254,388
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Groups
Ch. 1Understanding Race and Ethnicity1
Ch. 2Prejudice34
Ch. 3Discrimination65
Pt. 2Ethnic and Religious Sources of Conflict
Ch. 4Immigration and the United States94
Ch. 5Ethnicity and Religion119
Pt. 3Major Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States
Ch. 6The First Native Americans149
Ch. 7The Making of African Americans in a White America181
Ch. 8African Americans Today211
Ch. 9Hispanic Americans242
Ch. 10Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans267
Ch. 11Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity293
Ch. 12Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans322
Ch. 13Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity346
Pt. 4Other Patterns of Dominance
Ch. 14Women: The Oppressed Majority376
Ch. 15Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective405
Ch. 16Overcoming Exclusion434
Internet Resource Directory459
Glossary463
References471
Credits529
Index533

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Racial and Ethnic Groups 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Lilo02 More than 1 year ago
This book breaks down what are stereotypes and differences in people groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and ability in ways that will make you think by opening up your mind to a much broader picture of what is really happening in reality.
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