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Strangers to these shores : race and ethnic relations in the United States
Parrillo, Vincent N.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1980]

Physical Description:
xii, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Table of Contents

I Sociological Framework
1 The Study of Minorities
The Stranger as a Social Phenomenon
A Sociological Perspective
Minority Groups
Racial and Ethnic Groups
The Dillingham Flaw
Personal Troubles and Public Issues
The Dynamics of Intergroup Relations
2 Culture and Social Structure
The Concept of Culture
Cultural Change
Structural Conditions
Social Class
Intergroup Conflict
Ethnic Stratification Theories of Minority Integration
Is There White Culture?
3 Prejudice and Discrimination
4 Dominant-Minority Relations
Minority-Group Responses
Consequences of Minority-Group Status
Dominant-Group Responses
II European Americans
5 Northern and Western Europeans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The English
The Dutch
The French
The Germans
The Irish
The Scandinavians and Finns
The Scots
The Welsh
Social Realities for Women
Northern and Western European Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
6 Southern, Central, and Eastern Europeans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Slavic Peoples
The Poles
The Russians
The Ukrainians
The Hungarians
The Gypsies
The Italians
The Greeks
The Portuguese
The Armenians
Immigrant Women and Work
Sociological Analysis
III People of Color
7 The Native Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Early Encounters
Values and Social Structure
Stereotyping of Native Americans
Changes in Government Policy
Present-Day Native American Life
Natural Resources
Red Power
The Courts
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Urban Native Americans
Cultural Impact
Native American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
8 East and Southeast Asian Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Cultural Attributes
The Chinese
The Japanese
The Filipinos
The Koreans
The Vietnamese
Other Southeast Asians
The Model Minority Stereotype
East and Southeast Asian Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
9 Other Asian and Middle Eastern Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Asian Indians
Arab Americans
The Syrian-Lebanese
The Palestinians
The Iranians
The Iraqis
The Turks
The Pakistanis
Other Asian and Middle Eastern Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
10 Black Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Institutionalized Racism
The Winds of Change
Urban Unrest
The Bell-Curve Debate
Language as Prejudice
Social Indicators of Black Progress
Race or Class? African Immigrants
West Indian Americans
Black American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
11 Hispanic Americans
Sociohistorical Perspective
Social Indicators of Hispanic Progress
The Mexicans
The Puerto Ricans
Mexicans and Puerto Ricans: A Comparison
The Cubans
Caribbean, Central, and South Americans
Hispanic American Assimilation
Sociological Analysis
IV Other Minorities
12 Religious Minorities
Sociohistorical Perspective
Catholic Americans
Jewish Americans
The Mormons
Muslim Americans
The Amish
The Rastafarians
The Santerians
Hindu Americans
Religion and U.S. Society
Religious Assimilation
Sociological Perspectives
13 Women as a Minority Group
Sociohistorical Perspective
The Reality of Sexual Differences
Immigrant and Minority Women
Social Indicators of Women's Status
Sexual Harassment
Sexism and the Law
Women and Politics
Sociological Analysis
V Trends and Possibilities
14 The Ever-Changing U.S. Mosaic
Ethnic Consciousness
The Changing Face of Ethnicity
Current Ethnic Issues
Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Future