The SAGE Handbook of Race and Ethnic Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Race and Ethnic Studies

by Patricia Hill Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761942203

ISBN-13: 9780761942207

Pub. Date: 06/16/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

What is the state of Race and Ethnic Studies today? How has the field emerged? What are the core concepts, debates and issues?

The SAGE Handbook of Race and Ethnic Studies is a vital resource for researchers and students with a panoramic, critical survey of the field.A rigorous, focused examination of the central questions in the field today, the text

Overview

What is the state of Race and Ethnic Studies today? How has the field emerged? What are the core concepts, debates and issues?

The SAGE Handbook of Race and Ethnic Studies is a vital resource for researchers and students with a panoramic, critical survey of the field.A rigorous, focused examination of the central questions in the field today, the text examines:

  • The roots of the field of race and ethnic studies
  • The distinction between race and ethnicity
  • Methodological issues facing researchers
  • The relationship between the field and more established disciplines
  • Intersections between race and ethnicity and questions sexuality, gender, nation and social transformation
  • The challenge of multiculturalism
  • Race, ethnicity and globalization
  • Race and the family
  • Race and education
  • Race and religion
  • Issues for the 21st Century

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761942207
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/16/2010
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface viii

Notes on Contributors x

1 Introduction: Situating Race and Ethnic Studies Patricia Hill Collins John Solomos 1

Part I Locating the Field: Theoretical and Historical Foundations 17

Introduction to Part I 19

2 Theorising Race and Ethnicity: Contemporary Paradigms and Perspectives Caroline Knowles 23

3 Studying 'Race' and Ethnicity: Dominant and Marginalised Discourses in the Critical North American Case Joe R. Feagin Eileen O'Brien 43

4 Researching Race and Ethnicity: Methodological Issues Nancy A. Denton Glenn D. Deane 67

5 The Spirit Lives On: Races and Disciplines Chetan Bhatt 90

Part II Race, Ethnicity and Social Hierarchy 129

Introduction to Part II 131

6 Racism, Class and the Dialectics of Social Transformation Satnam Virdee 135

7 The Nexus of Race and Gender: Parallels, Linkages, and Divergences in Race and Gender Studies Margaret L. Andersen 166

8 Ethnicities and Sexualities Joane Nagel 188

9 Nation and Post-Nation: Nationalism, Transnationalism and Intersections of Belonging Floya Anthias 221

Part III The Social Organisation of Race and Ethnicity 249

Introduction to Part III 251

10 Multiculturalism and Racial Democracy: State Policies and Social Practices Peter Kivisto 253

11 Law, Critical Race Theory and Related Scholarship Athena D. Mutua 275

12 Ethnic Conflict Ralph Premdas 306

13 Globalisation, Migration and Citizenship Liza Schuster 332

Part IV Debates and New Initiatives 351

Introduction to Part IV 353

14 The Family as a Race Institution Maxine Baca Zinn 357

15 Race, Ethnicity and Education: The Search for Explanations James A. Banks Caryn Park 383

16 Still the 'Most Segregated Hour': Religion, Race and the American Experience Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 415

17 Whiteness in the Dramaturgy of Racism Les Back 444

18 No Longer Invisible: Afro-Latin Political Mobilisation Michael G. Hanchard Mark Q. Sawyer 469

19 Diaspora and Hybridity Claire Alexander 487

20 Issues for the Twenty-first Century Patricia Hill Collins John Solomos 508

Index 531

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