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Racial and Ethnic Groups

Racial and Ethnic Groups - 13th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205842339

Cover of Racial and Ethnic Groups 13TH 12 (ISBN 978-0205842339)
ISBN13: 978-0205842339
ISBN10: 020584233X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 13TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $190.75

Racial and Ethnic Groups - 13TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205842339

Richard T. Schaefer

ISBN13: 978-0205842339
ISBN10: 020584233X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 13TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2012
International: No

Helping readers understand the Changing Dynamics of the U.S. Population

Schaefer places current and ethnic relations in a socio- historical context to help readers understand the past and shape the future.

The best-selling Race & Ethnic Relations text is grounded in a socio-historical perspective with engaging stories and first person accounts. Race and Ethnic Groups helps students understand the changing dynamics of the U.S. population by examining our history, exploring our current situation, and discussing concerns for the future.

This text provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to the present issues that confront racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. and around the world. It incorporates the most current statistics and data in the marketplace including the most recent census.

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize Learning - The new MySocLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improve Critical Thinking - Robust end-of-chapter materials provide students with chapter summary and study materials that help them develop critical thinking skills.
  • Engage Students - Every chapter contains first-hand commentaries that demonstrate the diversity of various groups.
  • Explore Research - Research intertwined with information on current events and demographics provide a modern view of our society.
  • Understand Diversity - Detailed coverage of multiple racial, ethnic, and other minority groups provide students with an extensive view of diverse relations.
  • Support Instructors - Strong supplements package with author- reviewed act

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Pt. 1 Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Groups
Ch. 1 Understanding Race and Ethnicity 1
Ch. 2 Prejudice 34
Ch. 3 Discrimination 65
Pt. 2 Ethnic and Religious Sources of Conflict
Ch. 4 Immigration and the United States 94
Ch. 5 Ethnicity and Religion 119
Pt. 3 Major Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States
Ch. 6 The First Native Americans 149
Ch. 7 The Making of African Americans in a White America 181
Ch. 8 African Americans Today 211
Ch. 9 Hispanic Americans 242
Ch. 10 Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans 267
Ch. 11 Asian Americans: Growth and Diversity 293
Ch. 12 Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans 322
Ch. 13 Jewish Americans: Quest to Maintain Identity 346
Pt. 4 Other Patterns of Dominance
Ch. 14 Women: The Oppressed Majority 376
Ch. 15 Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective 405
Ch. 16 Overcoming Exclusion 434
Internet Resource Directory 459
Glossary 463
References 471
Credits 529
Index 533