Racial and Ethnic Relations, Census Update (häftad)
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Racial and Ethnic Relations, Census Update (häftad)

Racial and Ethnic Relations, Census Update

Häftad Engelska, 2011-06-27
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Examining the social, economic, and political realities to racial and ethnic relations
Racial and Ethnic Relations, 9/e examines the what, why, and how of racial and ethnic oppression and conflict.
Drawing on a broad array of sources, this text provides readers with access to important research and literature on racial and ethnic groups in the United States and, to a lesser extent, in certain other countries around the globe. It is designed for courses in Majority-Minority Relations, Racial and Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity, and Multiculturalism in departments of Sociology and Ethnic Studies.


The Census Update program incorporates 2010 Census data into a coursesimply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program include an updated census edition with all charts and graphsto reflect the results of the 2010 Census. In addition, A Short Introduction to the U.S. Census is available and an updated MySocKit.


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Dr. Joe Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A & M University, was born in San Angelo (Texas), got his early education in Houston, and graduated from Baylor University in 1960. He acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Dr. Feagin has done much research and conceptual work on race, racism, and sexism issues and has served as the Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 58 scholarly books and nearly 200 scholarly articles in his research areas. Feagin's major books include Systemic Racism (Routledge 2006), Social Problems: A Power-Conflict Perspective (6th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2006); Liberation Sociology, with H. Vera (Westview, 2001); Racist America (Routledge 2000); The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism, with D. Van Ausdale (Rowman & Littlefield 2001); Racial and Ethnic Relations, with C. Feagin (7th ed.; Prentice-Hall 2008); The Many Costs of Racism, with K. McKinney (Rowman & Littlefield 2003); White Men on Race, with E. O'Brien (Beacon 2003); Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism, with K. Bolton (Routledge 2004); Two Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage, with L. Picca (Routledge 2007); and The White Racial Frame (Routledge 2010). Feagin's books have won numerous national and professional association prizes; his book, Ghetto Revolts (Macmillan 1973), was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association lifetime achievement award and was the 1999-2000 president of the American Sociological Association.



BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I: The Racial and Ethnic Mosaic   
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations  
Chapter 2: Adaptation and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective
Part II: A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups  
Chapter 3: English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture  
Chapter 4: Irish Americans and Italian Americans  
Chapter 5: Jewish Americans  
Chapter 6: Native Americans  
Chapter 7: African Americans  
Chapter 8: Mexican Americans  
Chapter 9: Puerto Rican and Cuban Americans  
Chapter 10: Japanese Americans  
Chapter 11: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Asian-Indian Americans  
Chapter 12: Arab and Other Middle Eastern Americans  
Chapter 13: Ongoing Racial and Ethnic Issues in the United States: Some Final Considerations  
Part III: Global Realities  
Chapter 14: Colonialism and Postcolonialism: The Global Expansion of Racism   
*Summary and Key Terms appear at the end of each chapter.
Part I: The Racial and Ethnic Mosaic
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations  
Issues of Race and Racism  
Ethnic Groups  
A Note on Cultures  
A Racial Framing of Society  
Prejudices and Stereotypes  
Chapter 2: Adaptation and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective  
Racial and Ethnic Hierarchies  
Migration and Group Contact  
Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Adaptation  
Assimilation and Other Order Perspectives  
Power-Conflict Theories  
Part II: A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups
Immigration, the Economy, and Government  
Commercial Capitalism and the Slave Society: 1600s1860s  
Industrial Capitalism: 1860s1910s  
Advanced Industrial (Multinational) Capitalism: 1910s2000s  
Chapter 3: English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture  
The English Migrations  
Nativist Reactions to Later European Immigrants  
The Dominant Culture and Major U.S. Institutions  
English Americans Today  
Chapter 4: Irish America...