Racial and Ethnic Groups, 16th edition
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Racial and Ethnic Groups highlights the changing dynamics of the US population. By presenting race and ethnic relations in a sociohistorical context, this text helps you to understand the past and to see how to shape the future. Author Richard Schaefer's narrative is driven by engaging first-person accounts that illuminate, and reveal the stories behind, the changing dynamics of the US population.
The 16th Edition provides an up-to-date exploration of intergroup relations in the US and abroad. New content includes expanded analysis of intersectionality, updated coverage of US refugee policy, discussions of the consequences of the coronavirus epidemic, and the latest on language use among the Indigenous people of Canada.
Published by Pearson (July 15th 2024) - Copyright © 2025
Category: Sociology of Age/ Race /Class /Gender
Part 1: Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Groups
- Exploring Race and Ethnicity
- Prejudice and Racism
Part 2: Ethnic and Religious Sources of Conflict
- Ethnicity, Whiteness and Religion
Part 3: Major Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States
- Native Americans: The First Americans
- African Americans
- African Americans Today
- Latinos: Growth and Diversity
- Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans
- Muslim and Arab Americans: Diverse Cultures
- Asian Pacific Americans: An Array of Nationalities
- Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans
- Jewish Americans: The Quest to Maintain Identity
Part 4: Other Patterns of Dominance
- Women: The Oppressed Majority
- Beyond the United States: The Comparative Perspective
- Overcoming Exclusion
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