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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph F Healey; Andi Stepnick
|Description:||xxi, 510 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1. An introduction to the study of minority groups in the United States. Diversity in the United States: questions and concepts ; Assimilation and pluralism: from immigrants to white ethnics --
Part 2. The evolution of dominant-minority relations in the United States. The development of dominant-minority group relations in preindustrial America: the origins of slavery ; Industrialization and dominant-minority relations: from slavery to segregation and the coming of postindustrial society --
Part 3. Understanding dominant-minority group relations in the United States today. African Americans: from segregation to modern institutional discrimination and modern racism ; American Indians: from conquest to tribal survival in a postindustrial society ; Hispanic Americans: colonization, immigration, and ethnic enclaves ; Asian American: model minorities? --
Part 4. Challenges for the present and the future. NEw Americans, assimilation, and old challenges ; Minority groups and U.S. society: themes, patterns, and the future.
|Responsibility:||Joseph F. Healey, Andi Stepnick.|
- Minorities -- United States.
- Ethnicity -- United States.
- Racism -- United States.
- Group identity -- United States.
- Social conflict -- United States.
- United States -- Race relations.
- United States -- Ethnic relations.
- United States -- Social conditions.
- Ethnic relations.
- Group identity.
- Race relations.
- Social conditions.
- Social conflict.
- United States.