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The myth of post-racial America : searching for equality in the age of materialism

Author: H Roy Kaplan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2011.
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From the publisher. The Myth of Post-Racial America provides a history of race and racism in the United States. These concepts became integral parts of American society through social, psychological, and political decisions, which are documented here so readers can learn learn about the origins of myths and stereotypes that have created schisms in our society form its founding to the present day. This information is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Kaplan, H. Roy.
Myth of post-racial America.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2011
(OCoLC)757073433
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Roy Kaplan
ISBN: 9781610480055 1610480058 9781610480062 1610480066 9781610480079 1610480074
OCLC Number: 657270870
Description: xvii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Facing the challenge of diversity --
The origin of our species --
The rise of racism --
Darwin's descendants : contemporary scientific racism --
Justifying the indefensible : rationalizing domination and exploitation --
Why people hate --
Surviving white culture --
You have to be carefully taught : learning about race and racism --
Thinking about race --
Teaching about inclusivity in schools --
Corporate diversity and the cost of color --
Social inequality from the world of work to society --
Racial disparities in health and wellness --
Crime and punishment --
How the military shaped Blacks' progress --
The myth of the meritocracy --
More than talk : why dialogue is not enough.
Responsibility: H. Roy Kaplan.

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An outstanding overview of white racism in an America light years from post-raciality! Veteran researcher and civil rights activist Kaplan astutely details past and present realities of racial Read more...

 
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