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Race and Ethnicity in America succinctly examines patterns and trends in inequality over the past 60 years for different racial groups, focusing on education, income, poverty, wealth, residential attainment, and health outcomes. Do human capital differences explain black-white inequality, or are other factors more important? Are we seeing patterns consistent with assimilation among Hispanics and Asians? This book analyzes the causes for disadvantage and how they vary for each group, spanning a legacy of racism, current discrimination, the unfolding process of immigrant incorporation, and cultural responses to disadvantage. Conversations about race can quickly devolve into aggressive and defensive discussions about culpability. But understanding racial concerns is critical to understanding American history and America today.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: John Iceland
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release: 2017-02-14
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780520286900

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The second edition of Race and Ethnicity: The United States and the World continues its legacy as an introductory survey text covering the basic concepts and research of theoretical issues and empirical studies of race and ethnicity in the U.S. and throughout the world. Through state of the art chapters, Dr. Scupin introduces the concepts of race, the fallacies of scientific racism, and theoretical perspectives on ethnicity -- followed by fourteen chapters that detail the empirical findings of anthropologists on race and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text +MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Raymond Scupin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2012
File: 462 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205064477

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Provides a chronological history of immigration, race, and ethnicity in the United States from 1600 to 2000, covering such topics as migration, intergroup relations, identity formation, and nativism.

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Genre: History
Author: Ronald Bayor
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release: 2003
File: 276 Pages
ISBN-13: 0231129408

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Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States, edited by James J. Donahue, Jennifer Ho, and Shaun Morgan, brings together essays that explore the rich possibilities of the intersection between narrative theories and critical race studies. By actively engaging two seemingly different fields of study, these essays help develop new critical tools and methodologies that advance the study of narrative as well as our understanding of the role of race and ethnicity in literature.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: James J. Donahue
Publisher:
Release: 2017
File: 246 Pages
ISBN-13: 0814213545

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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book's conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today's students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface. The images in this textbook are grayscale. Authors include: Heather Griffiths, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Heather Griffiths
Publisher:
Release: 2017-12-31
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 168092222X

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This concise topical introduction to race and ethnicity in the U.S. explores prejudice, discrimination, immigration, ethnicity, and religion in their historical and current contexts. Based on the opening chapters of the best-sellingRacial and Ethnic Groups, this new edition covers the major topics that anchor courses in multiculturalism, diversity, and race and ethnic relations.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2008-08
File: 255 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105131735990

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Asks pertinent questions about the part race plays in determining nature of American identity and culture

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Sherrow O. Pinder
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release: 2013-05-15
File: 268 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781137368607

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This groundbreaking collection of classic and cutting edge sociological research gives special attention to the social construction of race and ethnicity in the United States. It offers an in-depth and eye-opening analysis of (a) the power of racial classification to shape our understanding of race and race relations, (b) the way in which the system came into being and remains, and (c) the real consequences this system has on life chances. The readings deal with five major themes: the personal experience of classification schemes; classifying people by race; ethnic classification; the persistence, functions, and consequences of social classification; and a new paradigm: transcending categories. For individuals who want to gain a fuller understanding of the impact the ideas of race has on a society that is consumed by it.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Joan Ferrante-Wallace
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2001
File: 525 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105063288596

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Helps students understand and analyze race and ethnic issues Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the USA applies contemporary theories to race and ethnic relations. The text explores issues inherent in race and ethnicity and then applies these issues to the four largest minority ethnic groups in the U.S. This foundation will enable readers to discuss how diversity will change in the future. MySocLab is an integral part of the Schaefer program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students discover sociology in their lives. With MySocLab, students can watch videos on sociological core concepts, explore real-world sociology through the new Social Explorer, and develop critical thinking skills through writing. 0205949797 / 9780205949793 Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the USA Plus NEW MySocLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205181880 / 9780205181889 Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the USA 0205206530 / 9780205206537 NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2013-08-01
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205181880

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This collection of cutting-edge essays on the Hispanic/Latino population in the U.S. makes a major contribution to Philosophy, Ethnic Studies and Latin American studies.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Jorge J. E. Gracia
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2000
File: 281 Pages
ISBN-13: 0415926203

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