Strangers to These Shores / Edition 10

Strangers to These Shores / Edition 10

by Vincent N. Parrillo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205790747

ISBN-13: 9780205790746

Pub. Date: 08/05/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This top-selling, comprehensive book on racial and ethnic relations in the U.S. covers theoretical issues and the experiences of more than 50 specific groups.

Thorough coverage of over numerous racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Provides broad yet specific coverage of Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Arabs, religious minorities, and

Overview

This top-selling, comprehensive book on racial and ethnic relations in the U.S. covers theoretical issues and the experiences of more than 50 specific groups.

Thorough coverage of over numerous racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Provides broad yet specific coverage of Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Arabs, religious minorities, and women as a minority group.

For anyone with an interest in Ethnic Studies, Race and Ethnicity in the United States, Sociology of Minorities, Immigrant History, Sociology, American studies, interdisciplinary studies, Anthropology, or History.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205790746
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/05/2010
Series:
MySocLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1. BRIEF

2. COMPREHENSIVE

3. FEATURES

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I The Sociological Framework

Chapter 1 The Study of Minorities

Chapter 2 Culture and Social Structure

Chapter 3 Prejudice and Discrimination

Chapter 4 Intergroup Relations

Part II European Americans

Chapter 5 Northern and Western Europeans

Chapter 6 Southern, Central, and East European Americans

Part III Visible Minorities

Chapter 7 Native Americans

Chapter 8 Asian Americans

Chapter 9 Middle Eastern and North African Americans

Chapter 10 Black Americans

Chapter 11 Hispanic Americans

Part IV Other Minorities

Chapter 12 Religious Minorities

Chapter 13 Women as a Minority Group

Chapter 14 Gays, People with Disabilities, and the Elderly

Part V Contemporary Patterns and Issues

Chapter 15 The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I Sociological Framework

Chapter 1 The Study of Minorities

The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon

Similarity and Attraction

Social Distance

Perceptions

Interactions

Minority Groups

Minority-Group Characteristics

Racial and Ethnic Groups

Ethnocentrism

In the United States

In Other Times and Lands

Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism

Objectivity

The Dillingham Flaw

Personal Troubles and Public Issues

The Dynamics of Intergroup Relations

Sociological Perspectives

Functionalist Theory

Conflict Theory

Interactionist Theory

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 2 Culture and Social Structure

The Concept of Culture

The Reality Construct

Language and Other Symbols

Cultural Change

Cultural Diffusion

Borrowed Elements

Subcultures

Convergent Subcultures

Persistent Subcultures

Structural Conditions

Stratification

Social Class

Class Consciousness

Ethnicity and Social Class

Blaming the Poor or Society?

Family Disintegration

Perpetuation of Poverty

Criticism

Intergroup Conflict

Cultural Differentiation

Structural Differentiation

Ethnic Stratification

The Power-Differential Theory

The Internal-Colonialism Theory

Challenges to the Status Quo

Is There a White Culture?

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 3 Prejudice and Discrimination

Prejudice

The Psychology of Prejudice

Levels of Prejudice

Self-Justification

Personality

Frustration

The Sociology of Prejudice

Socialization

Economic Competition

Social Norms

Stereotyping

Ethnophaulisms

Ethnic Humor

The Influence of Television

Perpetuation of Stereotypes

Influencing of Attitudes

The Influence of Advertising and Music

Advertising

Music

Can Prejudice Be Reduced?

Interaction

Education

Diversity Training

Discrimination

Levels of Discrimination

Relationships between Prejudice and Discrimination

The Unprejudiced Nondiscriminator

The Unprejudiced Discriminator

The Prejudiced Nondiscriminator

The Prejudiced Discriminator

Social and Institutional Discrimination

The Affirmative-Action Controversy

The Concepts of Justice, Liberty, and Equality

Affirmative Action Begins

Court Challenges and Rulings

Has Affirmative Action Worked?

Public Opinion

Racial Profiling

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 4 Intergroup Relations

Minority-Group Responses

Ethnic- and Racial-Group Identity

Avoidance

Deviance

Defiance

Acceptance

Consequences of Minority-Group Status

Negative Self-Image

The Vicious-Circle Phenomenon

Marginality

Middleman Minorities

Dominant-Group Responses

Legislative Controls

Segregation

Expulsion

Xenophobia

Annihilation

Hate Groups

Hate Crimes

Exploitation

Minority-Minority Relations

Theories of Minority Integration

Assimilation (Anglo-Conformity) Theory

Anglo-Conformity

Types of Assimilation

Amalgamation (Melting-Pot) Theory

Advocates

Did We Melt?

Accommodation (Pluralistic) Theory

Early Analysis

Pluralistic Reality

Dual Realities

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Part II European Americans

Chapter 5 North and West European Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Colonial Period

Cultural Diversity

Religious Intolerance

The Early National Period

The 1790 Census

Early Signs of Nativist Reactions

Xenophobia

Legislative Action

The Pre–Civil War Period

Structural Conditions

Xenophobia

English Americans

The Departure

Culture Shock

Resisting Assimilation

English Influence

Dutch Americans

Structural Conditions

Pluralism

French Americans

Marginality and Assimilation

Francophobia

Pluralism

Louisiana French

French Canadians

German Americans

Early Reactions

The Second Wave: Segregation and Pluralism

Societal Responses

Cultural Impact

Irish Americans

Cultural Differentiation

Societal Reaction and Finding Jobs

Minority Response

Actions and Reactions

Labor Conflict

Upward Mobility

The New Irish

Scandinavian Americans

Ingroup Solidarity

Ethnic Identity

Social Realities for Women

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 6 South, Central, and East European Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Push–Pull Factors

Structural Conditions

Societal Reaction

Racism

Americanization

Xenophobia

Legislative Action

Slavic Americans

Earlier Immigrants

Recent Immigrants

Polish Americans

Culture Shock

Community Organization

Polish Americans Today

Russian Americans

Life in the United States

Xenophobia

Recent Immigrants

Ukrainian Americans

Earlier Immigrants

Recent Immigrants

Hungarian Americans

Labor Conditions

Recent Immigrants

Italian Americans

The Great Migration

Societal Hostility

Social Patterns

Marginality

Social Mobility

Italian Americans Today

Greek Americans

Occupational Distribution

Social Patterns

Societal Reaction

Greek Americans Today

Romani Americans

Cultural Differentiation

Evasive Pluralism

Immigrant Women and Work

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Part III Visible Minorities

Chapter 7 Native Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Early Encounters

Cultural Strains

Differing Values

Values and Social Structure

Stereotyping

Changes in Government Policies

Indian Removal Act

Expulsion

The Cherokee

Reservations and Dependence

Indian Reorganization Act

The Relocation Program

The Termination Act

Present-Day Native American Life

Population

Education

Improvement

Tribal Colleges and Universities

Employment

Tribal Enterprise

The “New Buffalo”

Health Concerns

Suicide and Violence

Alcohol Abuse

Housing

Natural Resources

Environmental Issues

Blackfeet

Navajo

Southern Ute

Council of Energy Resource Tribes

Environmental Racism

Water Rights

Red Power

Pan-Indianism

Militancy

The Courts

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Urban Native Americans

Cultural Impact

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 8 Asian Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Cultural Attributes

The Chinese

Structural Conditions

Societal Reaction

Legislative Action

Avoidance and Segregation

Social Factors

Recent Immigrants

Socioeconomic Characteristics

The Japanese

Economic Competition

National Policy

Expulsion and Imprisonment

Recent Immigrants

The Filipinos

Early Immigrants

The Scarcity of Filipino Women

Recent Immigrants

The Koreans

Early Immigrants

Recent Immigrants

The Role of the Church

Occupational Adaptation

The Asian Indians

Early Immigrants

Societal Reaction

Minority Response

Recent Immigrants

The Pakistanis

The Vietnamese

Cultural Differentiation

Acculturation

Other Southeast Asians

Ethnoviolence

The Model-Minority Stereotype

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 9 Middle Eastern and North African Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Push–Pull Factors

Structural Conditions

Societal Reaction

Arab Americans

Social Organization

Residential Patterning

Social Indicators

Fighting Stereotypes and Group Blame

Lebanese and Syrian Americans

Ethnic Identity

Migration and Settlement

Culture Conflicts

Early Patterns

Upward Mobility

The Contemporary Scene

Egyptian Americans

A Growing Wave of Immigration

Settlement and Acculturation

Iraqi Americans

Homeland Influence

The Contemporary Scene

Palestinian Americans

Homeland Influence

The American Federation of Ramallah

Community Life

Iranian Americans

Israeli Americans

Push–Pull Factors

Settlement Patterns

Adjustment and Identity

Turkish Americans

Factors Against Immigration

Societal Attitudes

Settlement Patterns

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 10 Black Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Years of Slavery

Racism and Its Legacy

Institutionalized Racism

Immigration and Jim Crow

Effects of Jim Crow

The South

The North

The Ku Klux Klan

The Winds of Change

Desegregation: The First Phase

Desegregation: The Second Phase

Urban Unrest

The 1960s Riots

The 1980s Miami Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles Riot

The Bell Curve Debate

Early IQ Tests

IQ Test Performance by Other Groups

Language as Prejudice

Social Indicators of Black Progress

Education

Income

Occupation

Housing

Redlining

Residential Segregation

Race or Class?

The Black Middle Class

The Black Poor

The Racial Divide

African and Afro-Caribbean Immigrants

Afro-Caribbean Americans

The Haitians

The Jamaicans

African-born Americans

Cape Verdean Americans

Nigerian Americans

Assimilation

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 11 Hispanic Americans

Sociohistorical Perspective

Structural Conditions

Cultural Differentiation

The Cosmic Race

Machismo

Dignidad

Racial Attitudes

Other Cultural Attributes

Current Patterns

Social Indicators of Hispanic Progress

Education

Income

Occupation

Mexican Americans

Recruiting Mexicans

Expulsion

Violence

Urban Life

Stereotyping

Chicano Power

Current Patterns

Puerto Rican Americans

Early Relations

The Push–Pull Factors

The Family

Religion

Puerto Rican Communities

Socioeconomic Characteristics

Cuban Americans

Migration

Ethnic Communities

The Contemporary Scene

Cultural Values

Caribbean, Central, and South Americans

Dominican Americans

Salvadoran Americans

Nicaraguan Americans

Colombian Americans

Assimilation

Education

Family

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Part IV Other Minorities

Chapter 12 Religious Minorities

Sociohistorical Perspective

Catholic Americans

Societal Hostility

Values and Practices

Religion

Education

The Contemporary Scene

Jewish Americans

Immigration Before 1880

Newcomers and Tension

Anti-Semitism

Upward Mobility

Social Interaction

Jewish Identity

Mormon Americans

The Early Years

Values and Practices

Family

Education

Religion

Economics

The Contemporary Scene

Muslim Americans

Values and Practices

Confronting Prejudice and Discrimination

Amish Americans

Values, Symbols, and Practices

Conflicts with Society

Rastafarian Americans

The Early Years in Jamaica

From Outcasts to Social Acceptance

Values, Symbols, and Practices

The Contemporary Scene

Santerían Americans

Values, Symbols, and Practices

Santería in the United States

Hindu Americans

Values, Symbols, and Practices

Hinduism in the United States

Religion and U.S. Society

Civil Religion

Current Controversies

Assimilation

Sociological analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 13 Women as a Minority Group

Sociohistorical Perspective

Restrictions on Women

The Suffrage Movement

The Women’s Liberation Movement

The Reality of Gender Differences

Biological Explanations

Socialization and Gender Roles

Childhood Socialization

Advertising

Immigrant and Minority Women

Vestiges of White Ethnic Orientations

Today’s Minority Women

Commonalities

Social Indicators of Women’s Status

Education

Employment

Income

Sexual Harassment

Complaints and Actions

Sexism and the Law

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Chapter 14 Gays, People with Disabilities, and the Elderly

Sexual Orientation

Sociohistorical Perspective

Gay Genetics

Homosexuality in the United States

Stigma and Sanctions

Tolerance and Backlash

How Many Gays Are There?

Public Attitudes About Homosexuality

Current Issues

Hate Crimes

Same-Sex Marriages

Gay Parenting

People with Disabilities

Sociohistorical Perspective

Americans with Disabilities

Legislative Actions

Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Myths and Stereotypes

Current Issues

Old Age

Sociohistorical Perspective

The Graying of America

Growing Diversity of the Older Population

Demographic Factors

Values About Age

Myths and Stereotypes

Mental Capacities

Sexuality

Current Issues

Age Discrimination

Economic Security

Health Care

Immigrant Elderly

Sociological Analysis

The Functionalist View

Activity Theory

Disengagement Theory

The Conflict View

The Interactionist View

Retrospect

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Internet Activities

Part V Contemporary Patterns and Issues

Chapter 15 The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic

Ethnic Consciousness

Country of Origin as a Factor

The Three-Generation Hypothesis

The Changing Face of Ethnicity

Transnationalism

Social Capital

Segmented Assimilation

Naturalization

Ethnicity as a Social Process

Migration Patterns

Symbolic Ethnicity

Current Ethnic Issues

Immigration Fears

Jobs

Wages

Costs and Contributions

Public-Opinion Polls

Unauthorized Immigrants

Language Retention

Bilingual Education

The Official English Movement

Multiculturalism

Diversity in the Future

Social Indicators of Change

Interethnic Marriages

Interracial Marriages

Racial Identity

Religion and Migration

Beyond Tomorrow

FEATURES

The International Scene Enhancing German Interaction with Americans

The International Scene Cultural Clashes in China

The International Scene Economic Competition in the Czech Republic

The International Scene Segregation and Defiance in France

The International Scene Britain’s Approach Toward Ethnic Minorities

The International Scene Anti-Immigrant Backlash in Italy

The International Scene Aborigines in Australia

The International Scene The Difference Between Race and Culture

The International Scene Asian Indians in South Africa

The International Scene The Perception of Race in Brazil

The International Scene Cultural Diffusion in Argentina

The International Scene Religious Diversity in Israel

The International Scene Fear Overcomes Tolerance in Switzerland

The International Scene Women’s Status in Canada

The International Scene Women’s Changing Status in Japan

The International Scene [NO TITLE]

The International Scene Multiculturalism in France

The Ethnic Experience The Impact of the Media

The Ethnic Experience Reducing Prejudice through the Jigsaw Classroom

The Ethnic Experience Health Inspection at Ellis Island

The Ethnic Experience Immigrant Expectations

The Ethnic Experience Immigrant Working Conditions

The Ethnic Experience Immigrant First Impressions

The Ethnic Experience Bewilderment and Adjustment

The Ethnic Experience Education In and Out of the Classroom

The Ethnic Experience Hawaiians Lose Their Independence

The Ethnic Experience Boarding School Experiences

The Ethnic Experience A Formal Apology to the Indian People

The Ethnic Experience Values, Identity, and Acceptance

The Ethnic Experience Overcoming Reluctance by Others

The Ethnic Experience First Encounters with U.S. Ethnicity and Language

The Ethnic Experience How Northerners Differ from Southerners

The Ethnic Experience Adjusting to Northern Urban Life

The Ethnic Experience Harassment Against Early Migrants

The Ethnic Experience Brotherhood in Talk and in Deed

The Ethnic Experience Cultural Traits and Adjustment

The Ethnic Experience My American Dream

The Ethnic Experience A Muslim Among Christians

The Ethnic Experience Double Marginality

The Ethnic Experience Isolation and Loneliness

The Ethnic Experience Transnationalism on a Personal Level

The Ethnic Experience Life as an Undocumented Person

The Ethnic Experience Boarding School Experiences

The Ethnic Experience The First Korean Women in the United States

The Ethnic Experience A Desperate Bid for Freedom

The Ethnic Experience The Struggle to Adapt

Reality Check Cross-Racial College Friendships

Reality Check Cultural Differentiation, Contact Hypothesis, and College Friendships

Reality Check What You Can Do to Fight Prejudice and Racism

Reality Check College Campuses and Hate Crimes

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Does the Election of President Obama Mean Race Relations Are Better?

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Places and Politics: A Geo-Political Profile

Reality Check Language Acquisition: Newcomers Learning English

Reality Check The Second Generation: Assimilation and Integration

The Gender Experience An Early Plea for Equal Rights

The Gender Experience A Feminist’s List of “Barbarous Rituals”

The Minority Experience Deafness in a Hearing World

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