Race and Ethnicity in the United States: A Contemporary Introduction with Enclosed Mac Disk / Edition 1

Race and Ethnicity in the United States: A Contemporary Introduction with Enclosed Mac Disk / Edition 1

by Stephen Steinberg
ISBN-10:
0631208313
ISBN-13:
9780631208310
Pub. Date:
04/28/2000
Publisher:
Wiley

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Race and Ethnicity in the United States: A Contemporary Introduction with Enclosed Mac Disk / Edition 1

This volume brings together some of the most incisive recent scholarship on race, ethnicity and public policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631208310
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Note to the Reader.

Section I: Anti-Racist Public Policy in the Post-Civil Rights Era:.

Introduction to Section I: Two Steps Forward and One Step Backward.

Part I: The Eclipse of Anti-Racist Public Policy:.

1. The Kerner Commission Report in Retrospect: John Charles Boger.

2. The Liberal Retreat from Race: Stephen Steinberg.

Part II: The National Conversation on Race:.

3. Democracy's Conversation: Lani Guinier.

4. Yackety-Yak About Race: Adolph Reed, Jr.

Part III: The Racial Division of Labor:.

5. Occupational Apartheid and the Origins of Affirmative Action: Stephen Steinberg.

6. Bursting the Bubble: The Failure of Black Progress: Sharon M. Collins.

Part IV: The Race Versus Class Debate:.

7. The Case for Class-Based Affirmative Action: Richard D. Kahlenberg.

8. Should Public Policy Be Class Conscious Rather than Color Conscious?: Amy Gutmann.

Part V: The Future of Affirmative Action:.

9. When Preferences Disappear: Peter Schrag.

10. Is Affirmative Action Doomed? Ronald Dworkin.

Part VI: Should the Ghetto Be "Dismantled"?.

11. The Future of the Ghetto: Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton.

12. The Complexities of a Public Housing Community: Larry Bennett and Adoph Reed, Jr.

Part VII: School Desegregation:.

13. Turning Back to Segregation: Gary Orfield.

14. Integration Dilemmas in a Racist Culture: Doris Y. Wilkinson.

Part VIII: Racial Districting:.

15. Groups, Representation, and Race Conscious Districting: Lani Guinier.

16. The Future of Black Representation: Carol M. Swain.

Section II: The Politics of Diversity:.

Introduction to Section II: The One and the Many.

Part IX: The Meaning of American Nationality:.

17. What Does It Mean To Be an American?: Michael Walzer.

18. The Ethno-Racial Pentagon: David Hollinger.

Part X: The Melting Pot: Myth or Reality?:.

19. Assimilation's Quiet Tide: Richard D. Alba.

20. Are the Children of Today's Immigrants Making It?: Joel Perlmann and Roger Waldinger.

Part XI: The Immigration Debate:.

21. The Immigrant Contribution to the Revitalization of Cities: Thomas Muller.

22. Immigration Policy and the U.S. Economy: An Institutional Perspective: Vernon M. Briggs, Jr.

Part XII: Multicultural Education:.

23. Multiculturalism: E Pluribus Plures: Diane Ravitch.

24. The Great Multicultural Debate: Gary B. Nash.

Part XIII: Language Politics:.

25. Lingo Jingo: English-Only and the New Nativism: Geoffrey Nunberg.

26. English Only: The Tongue-Tying of America: Donaldo Macedo.

Part XIV: Self-Segregation on College Campuses:.

27. Degree of Separation at Yale: Peter Beinart.

28. Understanding Self-Segregation on the Campus: Troy Duster.

Part XV: The Debate Over "Identity Politics":.

29. The Rise of "Identity Politics": Todd Gitlin.

30. Identity Politics and Class Struggle: Robin D. G. Kelley.

Index.

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