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Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity and Gender - 3rd edition

Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity and Gender (ISBN10: 1412976472; ISBN13: 9781412976473)
ISBN13: 978-1412976473
ISBN10: 1412976472

Summary: Derived from the Fifth Edition of Joseph F. Healey's best-selling text Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, the Third Edition of Diversity & Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender provides an accessible sociological analysis of U.S. minority groups. Updated throughout, this abbreviated edition retains the conceptual frameworks and organizational format of the larger version, and is the only brief text to present a unitary sociological frame of reference for the anal
ysis of minority-dominant relations.Features and Benefits:The brevity and cost allow an instructor to supplement the text with other books.Chapter opening photos with captions will set the stage for the chapter contents. Unlike the big book there will not be photo essays. ."Focus" boxes in chapters offer enhanced coverage of gender and comparative issues.Review questions at the ends of chapters help focus students on the key ideas. Additionally, there will be end-of-chapter Web-based research exercises."Whiteness" a growing research area in this field will be the subject of analysis in Ch.9.Accompanying reader will have expanded versions of Narrative Portraits and Current Debates from the big book, as well as additional readings. The reader is intended to be sold as a stand-alone or as part of a bundled kit.New to this Edition:Enhanced coverage of mixed race in Ch.1 and in each of the racial ethnic groups chapters.Enhanced coverage of gender throughout Expanded coverage of immigration Chapter opening vignettes motivate chapter contents Focus On feature, which will provide more in depth examples for students Roots, a feature where in students will tell their personal stories of family heritage Comparative insets, wherein students will gain a global perspective on current issues 2-3 more photos per chapter New 2-color design.
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Summary: Derived from the Fifth Edition of Joseph F. Healey's best-selling text Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, the Third Edition of Diversity & Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender provides an accessible sociological analysis of U.S. minority groups. Updated throughout, this abbreviated edition retains the conceptual frameworks and organizational format of the larger version, and is the only brief text to present a unitary sociological frame of reference for the analysis of minority-dominant relations.Features and Benefits:The brevity and cost allow an instructor to supplement the text with other books.Chapter opening photos with captions will set the stage for the chapter contents. Unlike the big book there will not be photo essays. ."Focus" boxes in chapters offer enhanced coverage of gender and comparative issues.Review questions at the ends of chapters help focus students on the key ideas. Additionally, there will be end-of-chapter Web-based research exercises."Whiteness" a growing research area in this field will be the subject of analysis in Ch.9.Accompanying reader will have expanded versions of Narrative Portraits and Current Debates from the big book, as well as additional readings. The reader is intended to be sold as a stand-alone or as part of a bundled kit.New to this Edition:Enhanced coverage of mixed race in Ch.1 and in each of the racial ethnic groups chapters.Enhanced coverage of gender throughout Expanded coverage of immigration Chapter opening vignettes motivate chapter contents Focus On feature, which will provide more in depth examples for students Roots, a feature where in students will tell their personal stories of family heritage Comparative insets, wherein students will gain a global perspective on current issues 2-3 more photos per chapter New 2-color design. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
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Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Year Published: 2010
International: No

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