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Transcending racial barriers : toward a mutual obligations approach

Author: Michael O Emerson; George A Yancey
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite recent progress against racial inequalities, American society continues to produce attitudes and outcomes that reinforce the racial divide. In Transcending Racial Barriers, Michael Emerson and George Yancey offer a fresh perspective on how to combat racial division. They document the historical move from white supremacy to institutional racism, then look at modern efforts to overcome the racialized nature of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emerson, Michael O., 1965-
Transcending racial barriers.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2009050106
(OCoLC)494272611
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O Emerson; George A Yancey
ISBN: 9780199781188 0199781184
OCLC Number: 701718120
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 165 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I. Where we are: Introduction; How did we get here?; Confronting racism: moving beyond the past; Dealing with racism: looking for justice; Why we have failed --
pt. II. A path forward: Listening to each other; Addressing group interest; The critical core; Cultural uniqueness; Racial solutions for a new society.
Responsibility: Michael O. Emerson, George Yancey.

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Transcending Racial Barriers offers both a historical overview of racism in American society and an illuminating analysis of the common interests between races that can provide a powerful new  Read more...

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