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Racism in America

Author: William Dudley; Charles P Cozic
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1991.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Presents opposing viewpoints on racism in America and how serious this problem is.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dudley; Charles P Cozic
ISBN: 0899081576 9780899081571 0899081827 9780899081823
OCLC Number: 23463612
Description: 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Race relations are worsening / Lynne Duke --
Race relations are improving / Burns W. Roper --
White's racist attitudes are a serious problem / Jim Wallis --
Minorities' racist attitudes are a serious problem / Mark Mathabane & Clarence Page --
Racism is a serious problem for Asian Americans / Thea Lee --
Racism is a serious problem for American Indians / Carol Hampton --
Racism in higher education is a serious problem / Joe Wiener --
Racism in higher education is exaggerated / Edward Alexander --
Racism is responsible for black poverty / David H. Swinton --
The role of racism in black poverty is exaggerated / William Raspberry --
The rising black middle class proves racism is in decline / J.A. Parker --
The rising black middle class does not prove racism is in decline / Richard Lacayo --
Racism causes Hispanic poverty / Rafael Valdivieso & Cary Davis --
Hispanic poverty is not caused by racism / Linda Chavez --
Affirmative action benefits minorities / Benjamin L. Hooks --
Affirmative action hurts minorities / Shelby Steele --
Affirmative action should be strengthened / Stanley H. Masters --
Affirmative action should be abandoned / Stephan Yates --
Poor blacks should receive special treatment / Stephan Steinberg --
Poor blacks should not receive special treatment / William Julius Wilson --
Blacks should emphasize their ethnicity / Manning Marable --
Blacks should not emphasize their ethnicity / Joe Klein --
Schools should emphasize ethnicity / Gerald J. Pine & Asa G. Hilliard III --
Emphasizing ethnicity encourages racism / Diane Ravitch --
Allowing white families to adopt black children harms ethnic identity / Timothy Johnson --
Allowing white families to adopt black children does not harm ethnic identity / Rita J. Simon & Howard Altstein --
Aggressive confrontational techniques can stop racism / Vern E. Smith --
Fostering mutual understanding can stop racism / Erin A. Oliver & Dvora Slavin --
Reducing economic inequality can stop racism / Len M. Nichols --
Changing individuals' attitudes can stop racism / Roy Masters --
Restoring America's communities can stop racism / Wendell Berry --
Rules restricting racist speech can stop racism / John T. Shapiro --
Rules restricting racist speech will not stop racism / Ira Glasser.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: William Dudley, book editor ; Charles Cozic, assistant editor.

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Presents opposing viewpoints on racism in America and how serious this problem is.

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