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Culture and Diversity in the United States : So Many Ways to Be American.

Author: Jack David Eller
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and disability, and region and geography. It also considers the intersections between and the diversities within these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Eller, Jack David.
Culture and Diversity in the United States : So Many Ways to Be American.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack David Eller
ISBN: 9781317575788 1317575784
OCLC Number: 910446216
Description: 1 online resource (357 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Images; List of Boxes, Figures and Tables; About This Book; 1 Thinking about Diversity; 2 Inter-Group Relations and the History of Diversity in the US; 3 Race and Racial Thinking; 4 Ethnicity: Beyond the Race Binary; 5 Class; 6 Sex and Gender: Male and Female; 7 Sex and Gender: Beyond the Gender Binary; 8 Language; 9 Religion; 10 Age; 11 Health and (Dis)ability; 12 Region and Geography: The Spatial Distribution of Diversity; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and disability, and region and geography. It also considers the intersections between and the diversities within these categories. Eller presents students with an unprecedented combination of history, conceptual analysis, discussion of academic literature, and up-to-date statistics. The book includes a range.

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