Racial and Ethnic Groups, 15th edition

  • Richard T. Schaefer

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Racial and Ethnic Groups is your guide to exploring race and ethnic relations in a sociohistorical context. The goal of the text is to help you understand the past, thereby empowering you to shape the future. Author Richard Schaefer's approach focuses on engaging first-person accounts. These personal narratives combine with supporting content to help you appreciate racial and ethnic groups' responses to prejudice and other challenges. You'll come away with a more informed understanding of the changing dynamics of the U.S. population, and the stories behind these changes.

The 15th Edition offers the latest data, new trending features that explore recent topics in depth, and updates to the narrative that frame key issues using contemporary examples.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137527946

Subject: Sociology

Category: Race & Ethnicity

Table of contents

  1. Exploring Race and Ethnicity
  2. Prejudice
  3. Discrimination
  4. Immigration
  5. Ethnicity, Whiteness, and Religion
  6. Native Americans: The First Americans
  7. African Americans
  8. African Americans Today
  9. Latinos. Growth and Diversity
  10. Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
  11. Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Minorities
  12. Asian Pacific Americans: An Array of Nationalities
  13. Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
  14. Jewish Americans: The Quest to Maintain Identity
  15. Women: The Oppressed Majority
  16. Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
  17. Overcoming Exclusion

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