Multiculturalism in the United States: Current Issues, Contemporary Voices
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.
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EDITORS INTRODUCTIONPART I
Continuity and Change in the PostCivil Rights
Who Gets the Lousy Jobs? Roger Wadnger
The Metamorphosis of Racism
A Case Study from the Heartland
Mongrel Monstrosities Abby L Ferber
KoreanAfrican American Conflicts
A Comparison of 1965 with 1992 David O Sears
Racism Realism and Hoop
The Black Church and the TwentyFirst Century
The Origins and Politics of Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action and Liberal Capitulation
Should Immigrants Assimilate?
Barrios in Transition loan Moore and lames Diego Vigil
Nagel explores the conflicts and controversies surrounding
Race Pride Mexican Americans and the Alamo
Narratives of Race and Culture in Transnational Adoption
Television and the Politics of Racial Representation
Race Power and Representation
Zydeco Music and Race Relations in French Louisiana
Rich and Poor African Americans Jennifer L Hochschild
How Much Is Due to Bias?
New Polish Immigrants
Israeli Americans Steven Cold
Social Citizenship for Whom? Young Turks in Germany
We Are All Multiculturalists Now Nathan Glazer
Benign Multiculturalism Alan Wolfe
Battleground or Meeting Ground?