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Debating Diversity: Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America / Edition 3

Debating Diversity: Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America / Edition 3

by Ronald Takaki


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ISBN-13: 2900195146515
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/13/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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University of California, Berkeley

Table of Contents

The Twenty-first Century: We Will All Be Minorities
I. Patterns: Ethnicity versus Race
The Emergence of an American Ethnic Pattern, Nathan Glazer
Reflections on Racial Patterns in America, Ronald Takaki
II. National Identity: The Master Narrative of American History and Its Discontents
The Significance of the Frontier in American History, Frederick Jackson Turner
The Significance of the Frontier in Native American History, Ronald Takaki
The Clash of Civilizations: In the World and the U.S., Samuel P. Huntington
Reinventing "America": Call for a New National Identity, Elizabeth Martínez
III. Class: Below the Deck of the Pequod
Origins of the Southern Labor System, Oscar and Mary F. Handlin
Why the Switch to Slavery: Fears of Rebellious White Workers, Ronald Takaki
The Paradoxical Tragedy of White and Black Laborers in the South, W.E.B. DuBois
Organize Labor and Civil Rights, Harvard Sitkoff
Racial Domination and Class Conflict in Capitalist Agriculture: The Oxnard Sugar Beet Workers' Strike of 1903, Tomás Almaguer
Immigrants and Workfare Workers, Grace Chang
IV. Diversities Within: Gender and Other Differences
A Bridge to College for Jewish Sons: Daughters in the Sweatshops, Susan A. Glenn
Double Discrimination for Puerto Rican Women, Lourdes Miranda King
Race, Class, and Gender: Prospects for an All-Inclusive Sisterhood, Bonnie Thorton Dill
Stories from the Homefront: Perspectives of Asian American Parents with Lesbian Daughters and Gay Sons, Alice Y. Hom
Voices from the Movement: Approaches to Multiraciality, Cynthia L. Nakashima
V. Policies: Strategies and Solutions
The Negro Today Is Like the Immigrant Yesterday, Irving Kristol
The Black Community: Race and Class, William Julius Wilson
The Limits of Immigration, Robert J. Samuelson
Fear of Foreigners: Immigrants as Scapegoats for Domestic Woes, Gregory Defreitas
What to Do About Crime, James Q. Wilson
What to Do and Not To Do About Crime, Elliott Currie
Ending Affirmative Action, Pete Wilson
Defending Affirmative Action, Chang-Lin Tien
American Blacks, It Turned Out, Are Not Like the Immigrants of Yesterday, Nathan Glazer
VI. Prospects: E Pluribus Unum?
The Return to the Melting Pot, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
A Different Mirror: Multicultural Ties That Bind America, Ronald Takaki

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