Summary: Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender is derived from the Third Edition of Joseph Healey's best-selling text Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class. This brief edition retains the conceptual frameworks and organizational format of the larger version and highlights a few powerful theories and concepts rather than trying to cover all possible sociological paradigms.
Diversity and Society uses sociological theory to present and analyze the experiences ...show more of American minority groups as well as group relations around the globe. The book uses a macro-sociological, historical, comparative approach and de-emphasizes social-psychological concepts such as prejudice. Written in an accessible format, this relatively brief book will engage students and broaden their understanding of the past and present forces that have created and sustained the racial and ethnic groups that compose American society. ...show less