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Race and ethnic relations : American and global perspectives

Author: Martin Marger
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. This text features a comparative approach that is critical and relevant in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Marger
ISBN: 9781133317517 1133317510 9781111186388 1111186383 9781111352943 1111352941
OCLC Number: 711863184
Description: xxi, 569 pages : illustrations, charts, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: some basic concepts --
Ethnic stratification : majority and minority --
Tools of dominance : prejudice and discrimination --
Patterns of ethnic relations : assimilation and pluralism --
Immigration and the foundations of the American ethnic hierarchy --
Native Americans --
African Americans --
Hispanic Americans --
Asian Americans --
White ethnic Americans --
Jewish Americans --
The changing context of American race and ethnic relations : current and future issues --
South Africa: society in transition --
Brazil: racial and ethnic democracy? --
Canada: ethnic model of the future? --
Global issues of ethnic conflict and change.
Responsibility: Martin N. Marger.

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Preface. Part I: THE NATURE OF ETHNIC RELATIONS. 1. Introduction: Some Basic Concepts. 2. Ethnic Stratification: Majority and Minority. 3. Tools of Dominance: Prejudice and Discrimination. 4. Read more...

 
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