Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change - 6e Media Edition / Edition 1 available in Paperback
The text that has been very popular among undergraduate students studying race and ethnicity has been updated and revised in this new Fourth Edition! Written in a clear, consistent style, this best-selling text eloquently describes and, at times, serves as a conduit for a broad spectrum of experiences related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Author Joseph F. Healey uses sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the United States with consistency and clarity.
Key Features and Updates to the Fourth Edition:
- All new 2-Color scheme
- All new Chapter 11, "New Americans: Immigration and Assimilation"
- All new Public Sociology Assignments within each PART
- All new "Photo Essays" within most of the chapters that visually reinforce key concepts in a dramatic and memorable fashion
- Provides "Current Debates" at the end of chapters on important issues, expressed through the ideas and writings of prominent scholars
- Includes "Narrative Portraits" -- first person accounts -- that are threaded throughout the text
- Updated Exhibits with 2002 census information
|Edition description:||Updated Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Joseph F. Healey is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. He received his Ph D in sociology and anthropology from the University of Virginia. An innovative and experienced 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 (10th ed., 2014).
Table of Contents
PART I AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MINORITY GROUPS IN THE UNITED STATESChapter 01. Diversity in the United States: Questions and ConceptsChapter 02. Assimilation and Pluralism: From Immigrants to White EthnicsChapter 03. Prejudice and DiscriminationPART II THE EVOLUTION OF DOMINANT-MINORITY RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATESChapter 04. The Development of Dominant-Minority Group Relations in Preindustrial America: The Origins of SlaveryIndustrialization and Dominant-Minority Relations: From Slavery to Segregation and the Coming of Postindustrial SocietyPART III UNDERSTANDING DOMINANT-MINORITY RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES TODAYChapter 06. African Americans: From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern RacismChapter 07. American Indians: From Conquest to Tribal Survival in a Postindustrial SocietyChapter 08. Hispanic Americans: Colonization, Immigration, and Ethnic EnclavesChapter 09. Asian Americans: “Model Minorities”?PART IV: CHALLENGES FOR THE PRESENT AND THE FUTUREChapter 10. New Americans, Assimilation, and Old ChallengesChapter 11. Minority Groups and U.S. Society: Themes, Patterns, and the Future