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Cultural diversity in the United States a critical reader

Author: Ida Susser
Publisher: Malden, Mass. Blackwell 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.View all editions and formats

A collection of contemporary anthropological writings on the central issues of cultural diversity in the United States. Comprised of over 20 newly commissioned chapters, this book is designed to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Susser
ISBN: 063122212X 0631222138 9780631222125 9780631222132
OCLC Number: 938735400
Description: XVII, 476 Seiten
Contents: Foreword: Yolanda Moses. Preface: Ida Susser. Introductions: Ida Susser, Thomas C. Patterson, Steven F. Arvizuu. Part I: Biological and Medical Issues: 1. Biological Diversity and Cultural Diversity from Race to Radical Bioculturalism: Alan H. Goodman. 2. The Peoplings of The Americas: Anglo Stereotypes and Native American Realities: C. Loring Brace and A. Russell Nelson3. Diversity in The Context of Health and Illness: Cheryl Mwaria. 4. Health, Disease, and Social Inequality: Merrill Singer. Part II: Historical Development of Contemporary Diversity: 5. The Color-Blind Bind: Lee Baker. 6. Racialized Identity and The Law: Sally Engle Merry. 7. Immigration and Ethnicity: Shifting Boundaries: Judith Goode. 8. Unearthing Diversity and Archaeological Issues: Thomas C. Patterson. 9. The Hyphenated Past: American Cultural Diversity: Ruben G. Mendoza. 10. The Roots of Our Inequality: Elizabeth M. Scott. Part III: Diversity: Contemporary Issues, Contemporary Conflicts: 11. The Complex Diversity of Language in The United States: Bonnie Urciuoli. 12. Contemporary Native American Struggles and The Construction of "Nation": Thomas Biolsi. 13. New Labor Struggles: Gender, Ethnicity, and Migration: June Nash. 14. Social Inequality: Diversity, Poverty, and Gender in The City: Ida Susser. 15. Ethnicity and Place: J. Diego Vigil and Curtis C. Roseman. 16. Diversity and Kinship Today: Lynn Bolles. 17. Aging : Cultural Diversity as A Late-Life Concern: Maria Vesperi. 18. Poverty, Class, and Sexual Orientation: Jeff Maskovsky. 19. Diversity and Psychocultural Open Systems Models: Michael Winkelman. Part IV: Overviews of Diversity in The United States: 20. Studying American Cultural Diversity: Some Non-Essentializing Perspectives: Douglas Foley and Kirby Moss. 21. Diversity in Anthropological Theory: Karen Brodkin. Afterword: Louise Lamphere. Index.
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