Race and Ethnic Relations in the First Person / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
This accessible, challenging discussion of race relations looks at how institutions shape individual experience and asks how we can prevent a violent splintering of American society along racial lines in the 21st century. Arguing that the best way to understand race relations is through the personal accounts of individuals as they go through the life cycle, this highly readable book uses real life stories to illuminate how families, peer groups, and workplaces influence views about other racial and ethnic groups. The authors hope to inspire readers to intervene and counteract negative perceptions of racial difference through their open, frank discussion of the racial divide.
About the Author
ALFRED T. KISUBI is Associate Professor at the College of Education and Human Services, at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
MICHAEL A. BURAYIDI is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Urban and Regional Studies Program in the Department of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. /e
Table of Contents
In the Gym and Boardroom
Coming to America
Something Old, Something New