Race and Ethnicity in the United States
This brief, compelling, inexpensive book is a concise introduction to race and ethnicity in the U.S. Schaefer explores prejudice, discrimination, immigration, and ethnicity and religion in their historical and current contexts. Current coverage of today's racial and ethnic issues, including Census 2000's handling of multiracial identification, racial change in TV characters, hate crimes, and the glass ceiling in the labor market. New Internet Exercises at the end of each chapter. New Listen to Their Voices first-person essays at the end of each chapter. A striking illustration program that includes editorial cartoons. Ideal for professionals in fields of nursing, social work, criminal justice, and education, and for anyone who wants to learn more about issues of race and ethnicity in the United States.
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