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Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change / Edition 3

Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change / Edition 3

by Joseph F. Healey, Healey


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ISBN-13: 9780761987635
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/14/2002
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Joseph F. Healey is Professor of Sociology at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. He received his Ph D in sociology and anthropology from the University of Virginia. An experienced, innovative teacher of numerous race and ethnicity courses, he has written articles on minority groups, the sociology of sport, social movements, and violence, and he is also the author of Statistics: A Tool for Social Research (8th ed., 2008).

Table of Contents

Part I - An Introduction to the Study of Minority Groups in the United States Chapter 1 - Diversity in the United States: Questions and Concepts Six American Stories The Increasing Variety of American Minority Groups What Is a Minority Group?
The Pattern of Inequality Theoretical Perspectives Minority Group Status and Stratification Visible Distinguishing Traits Race Narrative Portrait: The Social Construction of Racial Identity Life on the Color Line - Gregory Williams Gender Focus on Gender: Are Gender Roles Learned or Genetic?
Key Concepts in Dominant-Minority Relations Prejudice Discrimination Ideological Racism Institutional Discrimination Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Race and Sport The Dominance of Black Athletes is Genetic - Jon Entine The Argument for Genetic Differences is Deeply Flawed - Jonathon Marks Questions to Consider Chapter 2 - Assimilation and Pluralism Assimilation Types of Assimilation The "Traditional" Perspective on Assimilation: Theories and Concepts Assimilation Patterns Variations in Assimilation Pluralism Types of Pluralism Theoretical Perspectives on Pluralism Other Group Goals Contemporary Immigrants: Segmented Assimilation Narrative Portrait: Assimilation: Then and Now Choosing a Dream: Italians in Hell's Kitchen - Mario Puzo Always Running: La Vida Loca - Luiz Rodrigues Comparative Focus: Immigration, Emigration, and Ireland Implications for Examining Dominant-Minority Relations Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Does Language Diversity Threaten National Unity Everyone Should Learn English - Richard Lamm (with Gary Imhoff)
Language Diversity is Not a Threat - Robert D. King Questions to Consider Photo Essay Part II - Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination Chapter 3 - Prejudice and Discrimination in the Individual Stereotypes Cognition and Categorization Attribution Theory Cognitive and Emotional Dimensions of Stereotypes Types of Stereotypes The Content of American Stereotypes Gender and Minority Group Stereotypes Theories of Prejudice Personality-Centered Approaches to Prejudice Culture-Based Approaches to Prejudice Narrative Portrait: The Culture Sources of Prejudice Kaffir Boy - Mark Mathabane Comparative Focus: Prejudice and Sexism Power-Conflict Theory Types of Prejudice Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: What Causes Prejudice Ethnic Identity is Human Nature - Pierre van den Berghe Stereotypes are Sustained in the Culture and are Used to Control Minority Groups - Alfredo Mirande Prejudice is a Part of American Culture and the English Language - Robert B. Moore Questions to Consider Chapter 4 - Societal Trends in Prejudice and Discrimination The Decline of Prejudice Efforts to Reduce Prejudice and Discrimination Persuasion and the Mass Media Education Contact Between Groups Prospects for Reducing Prejudice Further Modern Racism Focus on Gender: Has Sexism Modernized?
Hate Crimes: A Resurgence of Prejudice?
Narrative Portrait: The Making (and Unmaking) of A Klansman C. P. Ellis - Studs Terkel Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Why Are Black Americans Still Not Equal Members of Society?
The Primary Obstacle to Further Racial Equality Lies in The Black Community - Shelby Steele The Primary Obstacle to Further Racial Equality Lies in "Modern" Racism - Lawrence Bobo The Primary Obstacle to Further Racial Equality Lies in The White Community - Andrew Hacker Questions to Consider Photo Essays Part III - Understanding the Evolution of Dominant-Minority Relations in the United States Chapter 5 - The Development of Minority-Dominant Relations in Pre-Industrial America: Origins of Slavery The Origins of Slavery in America The Labor Supply Problem The Contact Situation The Creation of American Slavery Paternalistic Relations Narrative Portrait: A Slave's Life Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb - Henry Bibb The Dimensions of Minority Group Status The Creation of Minority of Status for Native Americans and Mexican Americans Native Americans Mexican Americans Comparative Focus: Mexico, Canada, and the United States Comparing Minority Groups Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: How Did Slavery Affect the Origins of African-American Culture?
Slavery Created African-American Culture - Stanley Elkins African-American Culture Was Created by an Interplay of Elements from Africa and America - John Blassingame The Experiences of Female Slaves Has Been Under-Researched and Under-Reported - Deborah Gray White Questions to Consider Chapter 6 - Industrialization and Dominant-Minority Relations: From Slavery to Segregation and the Coming of Post-Industrial Society Industrialization and the Shift From Paternalistic to Rigid Competitive Group Relations The Impact of Industrialization on African Americans: From Slavery to Segregation Reconstruction De Jure Segregation The "Great Migration "
Life in the North Narrative Portrait: The Kitchenette Death on the City Pavements - Richard Wright Competition with White Ethnic Groups The Origins of Black Protest Applying Concepts Acculturation and Integration Gender and Race Industrialization, the Shift to Post-Industrial Society, and Dominant-Minority Relations: General Trends Urbanization Occupational Specialization Bureaucracy and Rationality Growth of White-Collar Jobs and the Service Sector The Growing Importance of Education A Dual Labor Market Globalization The Shift from Rigid to Fluid Competitive Relationships Focus on Gender: Gender Inequality in a Globalizing, Post-Industrial World Modern Institutional Discrimination Conclusion Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Affirmative Action Affirmative Action Casts Suspicions on Legitimate Black Achievement and Depicts Them as Incapable - Thomas Sowell Why We Still Need Affirmative Action - Orlando Patterson Affirmative Action Should be Based on Class Rather than Race - Richard Kahlenberg Questions to Consider Photo Essay Part IV - Understanding Dominant-Minority Relations in the United States Today Chapter 7 - African Americans: From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern Racism The End of De Jure Segregation Wartime Developments The Civil Rights Movement Developments Outside the South De Facto Segregation Urban Unrest The Black Power Movement Protest, Power, and Pluralism Gender and Black Protest Black-White Relations Since the 1960s Continuing Separation, Continuing Violence The Criminal Justice System and African-Americans Urbanization and Increasing Class Differentiation Narrative Portrait: The Price of Success To Be Black, Gifted, and Alone - Bebe Moore Campbell The Family Institution and the Culture of Poverty Prejudice and Discrimination Focus on Race and Gender: The Mass Media Assimilation and Pluralism Conclusion Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Reparations Reparations are an Idea Whose Time has Come - Manning Marable Why I don't want reparations for slavery - John Mc Whorter Questions to Consider Photo Essay Chapter 8 - Native Americans: From Conquest to Tribal Survival in A Post-Industrial Society Native American Culture Relations With the Federal Government After the 1890s Reservation Life Narrative Portrait: Civilize Them With A Stick Lakota Woman - Mary Crow Dog The Indian Reorganization Act Termination and Relocation Self Determination Protest and Resistance Early Efforts Red Power The Continuing Struggle for Development in Contemporary Indian-White Relations Natural Resources Attracting Industry to the Reservation Broken Treaties Gambling and Other Development Possibilities Contemporary Indian-White Relations Prejudice and Discrimination Assimilation and Pluralism Narrative Portrait: An Indian View of White Civilization Listening to the Air - John Lame Deer Comparing Minority Groups Comparative Focus: Australian Aborigines and Native Americans Conclusions Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Whose Culture Should be Emulated?
The Euro-American Cultural Tradition is Vital for Societal Unity - Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
The Value of Native American Culture and Indian Identity - N. Scott Momaday Questions to Consider Photo Essay Chapter 9 - Hispanic Americans: Colonization, Immigration, and Ethnic Enclaves Mexican Americans Cultural Patterns Narrative Portrait: The Meaning of Macho Americanization is Tough on Macho - Rose Del Castillo Guilbault Immigration Developments in the United States Mexican Americans and Other Minority Groups Puerto Ricans Migration (Push and Pull) Employment Transitions Puerto Ricans and Other Minority Groups Focus on Gender: Images of Latinas Cuban Americans Immigration (Push and Pull)
Regional Concentrations Socioeconomic Characteristics The Ethnic Enclave Cuban Americans and Other Minority Groups Recent Immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean Socioeconomic Characteristics Location, Impact, and Illegal Immigrants Recent Immigration in Historical Context Comparing Minority Groups: Will Contemporary Immigrants from Central and South America and the Caribbean assimilate as European Immigrants Did?
Contemporary Hispanic-White Relations Prejudice and Discrimination Assimilation and Pluralism Conclusions Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Is Immigration Harmful or Helpful to the United States?
Immigration is Harmful - Peter Brimelow Immigration Is Not Harmful - Reynolds Farley We Need to Reframe the Immigration Debate - George Borjas Questions to Consider Photo Essays Chapter 10 - Asian Americans and the Pacific Islanders: A "Model Minority "?
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Origins and Cultures Contact Situations and the Development of the Chinese American and Japanese American Community Chinese Americans Japanese Americans Comparing Minority Groups Comparative Focus: Japan's "Invisible Minority "
Contemporary Immigration from Asia and the Pacific Islands Rates and Causes Ports of Entry Mode of Incorporation Four Case Studies Summary Narrative Portrait: Two Stories of Immigration Contemporary Relations Prejudice and Discrimination Assimilation and Pluralism Comparing Minority Groups: Explaining Asian-American Success Asian and European Immigrants Asian Americans and Colonized Minority Groups Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: Asian American "Success ": What are the Dimensions, Causes, and Implications for Other Minority Groups?
The Success of Japanese Americans is Cultural - Harry Kitano The "Success" of Chines Americans is Structural - Alejandro Portes and Min Zhou The Success of Asian Americans Has Been Exaggerated, In Part to Critize Other Minority Groups - Ronald Takaki Questions to Consider Photo Essay Chapter 11 - White Ethnic Groups - Assimilation and Identity: The Twilight of Ethnicity?
Assimilation and Equality: Should White Ethnic Groups be Considered "Minority Groups "?
European Origins, Conditions of Entry, and the Campaign Against Immigration Northern and Western Europeans Immigrant Laborers from Ireland and Southern and Eastern Europe Eastern European Jewish Immigrants and the Ethnic Enclave The Campaign against Immigration Comparative Focus: Immigration and Assimilation in Canada Developments in the 20th Century: Mobility and Integration Degree of Similarity Ethnic Succession Narrative Portrait: Ethnicity, Prejudice, and the Irish Political Machine Shadow of the Past - David Gray Continuing Industrialization and Structural Mobility Comparing European Immigrants and Colonized Minority Groups Will White Ethnicity Survive?
Ethnic Revivals White Ethnicity in the 21st Century Conclusion Main Points For Further Reading Current Debate: The Racial Identities of Whites and Blacks The Need to Understand Whiteness - Richard Dyer Symbolic and Involuntary Ethnicity - Mary Waters Questions to Consider Photo Essay Chapter 12 - Minority-Dominant Relations in Cross-National Perspective A Brief Review of Major and Analytical Themes Canada Northern Ireland Germany Switzerland Former Yugoslavia Rwanda The Middle East Hawaii Brazil Conclusions Main Points For Further Reading Photo Essay Chapter 13 - Minority Groups and U.S. Society: Themes, Patterns, and the Future Six Americans Revisited The Importance of Subsistence Technology The Importance of the Contact Situation, Group Competition, and Power Diversity Within Minority Groups Assimilation and Pluralism Minority Group Progress and The Ideology of American Individualism A Final Word Photo Essay Appendix: Internet Resources References Glossary/Index

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