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Multiculturalism in the United States
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Multiculturalism in the United States
Current Issues, Contemporary Voices

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Race & Ethnicity

© 2000 | 568 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

This reader focuses on the extremely current, important topic of racial and ethnic experiences in the United States today. Most of the essays were commissioned especially for this reader and have been prepared by some of the brightest voices in this cutting edge field. Instructors in search of a current, comprehensive multicultural reader will find this a valuable student resource whether it is the sole focus of their course or to be integrated into another content area.

 
Preface
 
Overview
 
PART I. RACIAL FAULT LINES
G.D. Jaynes & R.M. Williams, Jr.
1. Change in White Racial Attitudes
H. Winant
2. Racism Today: Continuity and Change in the Post-Civil Rights Era
A.E. Ansell
3. The New Face of Race: The Metamorphosis of Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era United States
J.R. Feagin & H. Vera
4. White Racism: A Case Study from the Heartland
A.L. Ferber
5. Mongrel Monstrosities
P.G. Min
6. Caught in the Middle: Korean-African American Conflicts
D.O. Sears
7. Urban Rioting in Los Angeles: A Comparison of 1965 with 1992
 
PART II. REPRESENTATIONS OF RACE AND THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY
F.J. Davis
8. Black Identity in the United States
J. Nagel
9. The Politics of Ethnic Authenticity: Building Native American Identities and Communities
J.T. Rhea
10. Race Pride, Mexican Americans, and the Alamo
S.K. Dorow
11. Narratives of Race and Culture in Transnational Adoption
J. Lewis & S. Jhally
12. Television and the Politics of Racial Representation
C.F. Springwood & C.R. King
13. Race, Power, and Representation in Contemporary American Sport
R.L. Sexton
14. Zydeco Music and Race Relations in French Louisiana
 
PART III. AFRICAN AMERICANS SINCE THE 1960S: GAINS, LOSSES, AND CONTESTED SOCIAL POLICIES
J.L. Hochschild
15. Rich and Poor African Americans
A. Hacker
16. The Racial Income Gap: How Much Is Due to Bias?
W.J. Wilson
17. When Work Disappears: Societal Changes and Vulnerable Neighborhoods
C.L. Cole & S. King
18. Documenting America: Racism, Realism, and Hoop Dreams
S.M. Collins
19. Black Mobility in White Corporations: Up the Corporate Ladder but Out on a Limb
C.E. Lincoln & L.H. Mamiya
20. The Black Church and the Twenty-First Century
J.D. Skrentny
21. The Origins and Politics of Affirmative Action
S. Steinberg
22. Affirmative Action and Liberal Capitulation
K.F. Gotham
23. Residential Segregation and Federal Housing Policy: A Comparative Analysis of Section 235 and Secdtion 8
 
PART IV. NEW IMMIGRANTS AND THE DILEMMAS OF ADJUSTMENT
A. Portes & M. Zhou
24. Should Immigrants Assimilate?
R. Waldinger
25. Who Gets the "Lousy" Jobs?
S.J. Mahler
26. Immigrant Life on the Margins: Descent into Disappointment
J.Moore & J.D. Vigil
27. Barrios in Transition
T.P. Fong
28. The First Suburban Chinatown: The Remaking of Monterey Park, California
O.P. Tizon
29. "Destroying a Marriage to Save a Family": Shifting Filipino American Gender Relations
M.P. Erdmans
30. Stanislaus Can't Polka: New Polish Immigrants in Established Polish American Communities
S.J. Gold
31. Israeli Americans
T. Faist
32. Social Citizenship for Whom? Young Turks in Germany and Mexican Americans in the United States
 
PART V. WHAT IS MULTICULTURAL AMERICA?
N. Glazer
33. We Are All Multiculturalists Now
A. Wolfe
34. Benign Multiculturalism
O. Patterson
35. Ecumenical America: Global Culture and the American Cosmos
R. Takaki
36. Multiculturalism: Battleground or Meeting Ground?
 
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