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The new white nationalism in America : its challenge to integration

Author: Carol Miller Swain
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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Over the past decade, a new white nationalist movement has risen in America, with the potential for disrupting fragile race relations; it courts white Americans aggrieved over perceived racial double  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Miller Swain
ISBN: 0521545587 9780521545587 0521808863 9780521808866
OCLC Number: 249704144
Description: XXIX, 526 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction; Part I. Is There Cause for Alarm?: 2. The new white nationalism; 3. Racial holy war! - the beliefs and goals of the more radical racist right; 4. Demographic change and immigration issues; 5. Crime and fear of violence; Part II. Affirmative Action: Is This the Perfect Grievance?: 6. Affirmative action: past and present; 7. Framing effects, opinion surveys, and the evidence from focus groups; 8. A grievance made to order?; 9. The path from discrimination to reverse discrimination in higher education; Part III. What Can Happen to Young People in a Racially Charged Environment?: 10. The growing competitiveness for college and university admissions; 11. Multiculturalism and racial double standards; 12. White nationalist recruitment in America; Part IV. Remedies: 13. A search for consensus in college and university admissions; 14. Can religion promote greater racial and social harmony among America's diverse people?; 15. Concluding observations and policy recommendations.
Responsibility: Carol M. Swain

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'... this book is well researched and forces the reader to view the issue of race in America from both ends of the spectrum.' Cercles

 
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