Racial and Ethnic Relations

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Minorities - 558 pages
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A theoretically informed and empirical exploration of the diversity, depth, and significance of racial and ethnic relations in the U.S., this book is organized by racial-ethnic groups" rather then by issues. Drawing heavily on a broad range of research sources -- that dig deep into the "what, "" "why, "" and "how"" of racial and ethnic oppression and conflict -- it examines 15 major racial and ethnic groups" with regard to their incorporation, economic circumstances, political development, and experience with exploitation -- with special reference to the assimilation and power conflict (theoretical) perspectives. Covers a comprehensive new theory of racial oppression; increasing demographic concentration of people of color; racism; issues of racial change; and housing discrimination & segregation.

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Ethnic Groups
11
Summary
28
Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Adaptation
34
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About the author (1999)

Joe R. Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A&M University, graduated from Baylor University in 1960 and acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Feagin has done much research work on racism and sexism issues and has served as the scholar in residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 53 books, one of which ("Ghetto Revolts") was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association achievement award and was the 1999 2000 president of the American Sociological Association.

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