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From different shores : perspectives on race and ethnicity in America

Author: Ronald T Takaki
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Featuring a new section on public policy, and a wide range of new essays by specialists in ethnic studies, this updated text introduces students to the diverse points of view that comprise the debate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From different shores.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624192104
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Takaki
ISBN: 0195083687 9780195083682
OCLC Number: 28332474
Description: vii, 299 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The emergence of an American ethnic pattern / Nathan Glazer --
Reflections on racial patterns in America / Ronald Takaki --
First impressions : libidinous blacks / Winthrop Jordan --
The metaphysics of civilization : Indians and the Age of Jackson / Ronald Takaki --
Strangers in the land : nativism and nationalism / John Higham --
Border culture / Mario T. García --
Ethnic enterprise in America : Japanese, Chinese, and blacks / Ivan Light --
Identity and culture / Vine Deloria, Jr. --
The "giddy multitude" : race and class in early Virginia / T.H. Breen --
Puerto Ricans and the political economy of New York / Clara E. Rodríguez --
Wampum to pictures of presidents / Gerald Vizenor --
Racial domination and class conflict in capitalist agriculture : the Oxnard Sugar Beet Workers' Strike of 1903 / Tomás Almaguer --
A theory of ethnic antagonism : the split labor market / Edna Bonacich --
Colonized and immigrant minorities / Robert Blauner --
White women/black women : the dualism of female identity and experience / Phyllis Marynick Palmer. The development of Chicana feminist discourse / Alma M. Garcia --
The feminist movement : where are all the Asian American women? / Esther Ngan-Ling Chow --
Who is your mother? : red roots of white feminism / Paula Gunn Allen --
Sweatshops and picket lines : European immigrant women / Elizabeth Ewen --
Puertorriqueñas in the United States : the impact of double discrimination / Lourdes Miranda King --
Race, class, and gender : prospects for an all-inclusive sisterhood / Bonnie Thornton Dill --
Beyond racism / William Raspberry --
We've more than our quota of quotas / Thomas Sowell --
Affirmative action in a zero-sum society / Lester Thurow --
To count or not to count by race and gender? / Ronald Takaki --
The black community : race and class / William Julius Wilson --
"White popular wisdom" : losing ground / Charles Murray --
A dream deferred : the crisis of "losing ground" / Ronald Takaki --
Puerto Ricans and the underclass debate / Marta Tienda --
The burden of support : young Latinos in an aging society / David E. Hayes-Bautista, Werner O. Schink, Jorge Chapa. Horizontal city / Richard Rodriguez --
The Afrocentric idea / Molefi Kete Asante --
Cultural pluralism / Diane Ravitch --
The return to the melting pot / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. --
At the end of the century : the "culture wars" in the U.S. / Ronald Takaki.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Takaki.
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