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Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives

Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives

by Martin N. Marger


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ISBN-13: 9780534041496
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/28/1984
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Martin N. Marger received his bachelor's degree from the University of Miami, his master's degree from Florida State University, and his doctorate from Michigan State University. In addition to his research and writing in the field of race and ethnic relations, his work includes studies in social inequality and political sociology. He is also the author of SOCIAL INEQUALITY: PATTERNS AND PROCESSES.

Table of Contents

Part IThe Nature of Ethnic Relations
Chapter 1Introduction: Some Basic Concepts4
Chapter 2Ethnic Stratification: Power and Inequality34
Chapter 3Techniques of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination66
Chapter 4Patterns of Ethnic Relations: Assimilation and Pluralism103
Part IIEthnicity in the United States
Chapter 5Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy140
Chapter 6Native Americans174
Chapter 7Italian Americans201
Chapter 8Jewish Americans227
Chapter 9African Americans258
Chapter 10Hispanic Americans313
Chapter 11Asian Americans354
Chapter 12Current and Future Issues of Race and Ethnicity in the United States392
Part IIIEthnic Relations in Comparative Perspective
Chapter 13South Africa: Society in Transition424
Chapter 14Brazil: Ethnic Paradise?457
Chapter 15Canada: Ethnic Model of the Future?493
Chapter 16Northern Ireland: Enduring Ethnic Conflict?534
Chapter 17Global Issues of Ethnic Conflict and Change569

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