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Racial and Ethnic Groups

Racial and Ethnic Groups - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132438759

Cover of Racial and Ethnic Groups 11TH 08 (ISBN 978-0132438759)
ISBN13: 978-0132438759
ISBN10: 0132438755

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Racial and Ethnic Groups - 11TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132438759

Richard T. Schaefer

ISBN13: 978-0132438759
ISBN10: 0132438755

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This book grew out of his desire to help students to understand the changing dynamics of the U.S. population. This text is an accessible, comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the issues confronting racial and ethnic groups in both the U.S. and other countries. Organized first by issues and then by major racial and ethnic groups. The text examines each group's history, explores its current situation, and its concerns for the future.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 2: Prejudice
Chapter 3: Discrimination
Chapter 4: Immigration and the United States
Chapter 5: Ethnicity and Religion
Chapter 6: The Native Americans
Chapter 7:The Making of African Americans in a White America
Chapter 8: African Americans Today
Chapter 9: Hispanic Americans
Chapter 10: Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
Chapter 11: Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Minorities
Chapter 12: Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity
Chapter 13: Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
Chapter 14: Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity
Chapter 15: Women: The Oppressed Majority
Chapter 16: Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
Chapter 17: Overcoming Exclusion