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Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives 10th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1285749693

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Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives 10th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1285749693

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  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 10th edition (January 22, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • 624 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1285749693
  • ISBN-13: 978-1285749693

Reflecting the latest data and theoretical literature available, RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, 10e tackles diversity issues from both the American and global perspective, offering an in-depth exploration of today’s globally diverse world. The text’s expansive coverage of race and ethnic relations across the globe highlights major points of difference and similarity between the United States and a number of other societies, as well as includes a unique case study comparing four different countries. This unique comparative approach is vital with the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts in virtually all world regions. Current statistics, figures, maps, and citations provide up-to-the-minute insight. The Tenth Edition also includes an all-new chapter devoted to Arab Americans. In addition, end-of-chapter critical-thinking questions encourage readers to think in a sociological mode and examine current issues using concepts presented in the text.

Preface — About the Author — Part 1. The Nature of Ethnic Relations. Chapter 1. Introduction: some basic concepts — Chapter 2. Ethnic stratification: majority and minority — Chapter 3. Tools of dominance: prejudice and discrimination — Chapter 4. Patterns of ethnic relations: assimilation and pluralism — Part 2. Ethnicity in the United States. Chapter 5. Immigration and the foundations of the American ethnic hierarchy — Chapter 6. Native Americans — Chapter 7. African Americans — Chapter 8. Hispanic Americans — Chapter 9. Asian Americans — Chapter 10. White ethnic Americans — Chapter 11. Jewish Americans — Chapter 12. Arab Americans — Chapter 13. The changing context of American race and ethnic relations: current and future issues — Part 3. Ethnic Relations in Comparative Perspective. Chapter 14. South Africa: society in transition — Chapter 15. Brazil: racial and ethnic democracy? — Chapter 16. Canada: ethnic model of the future? — Chapter 17. Global issues of ethnic conflict and change — Glossary — References — Index.

Martin N. Marger received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, his master’s degree from Florida State University, and his doctorate from Michigan State University. In addition to his research and writing in the field of race and ethnic relations, his work includes studies in social inequality and political sociology. He is also the author of SOCIAL INEQUALITY: PATTERNS AND PROCESSES.

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