This best selling, classic book provides readers with a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to racial and ethnic studies, and helps them understand and explore the issues confronting a variety of ethnic groups in both the U.S. and other countries. Beginning with a thorough introduction to how sociologists think about race and ethnicity, the book then moves on to chapters on each major group, examining the group's history, then exploring the group's current situation and its concerns as we move into the 21st century. Prejudice. Discrimination. Ethnicity and Religion. The First Native Americans. African Americans Today. Hispanic Americans. Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans. Asian Americans<58> Growth and Diversity. Jewish Americans. Women<58> The Oppressed Minority. Beyond the U.S.<58> The Comparative Perspective. For anyone interested in exploring race and ethnicity issues.
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
I. PERSPECTIVES ON RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS.
II. ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS SOURCES OF CONFLICT.
5. Ethnicity and Religion.
III. MAJOR RACIAL AND ETHNIC MINORITY GROUPS IN THE UNITED STATES.
7. The Making of African Americans in a White America.
8. African Americans Today.
9. Hispanic Americans.
10. Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans.
11. Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity.
12. Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans.
13. Jewish Americans: The Quest to Maintain Identity.
IV. OTHER PATTERNS OF DOMINANCE.
15. Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective.
16. Overcoming Exclusion.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book breaks down what are stereotypes and differences in people groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and ability in ways that will make you think by opening up your mind to a much broader picture of what is really happening in reality.