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Title:
Race in society : the enduring American dilemma
Author:
Andersen, Margaret L. author.
Publication Information:
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Physical Description:
xxi, 359 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
"A comprehensive but brief introduction to current research and scholarship on race, emphasizing the socially constructed basis of race and the persistence of racial inequality in U.S. institutions."--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface : dilemma or dream? The quagmire of race in America -- The social construction of race -- Race : a thoroughly social idea -- What do you think? Prejudice, racism, and colorblindness -- Representing race : popular culture and the media -- Who do you think you are? Racial identities and relationships -- Understanding racial stratification -- Diverse histories/common threads : race and ethnicity build a nation -- Roots of racial inequality : framing the discussion -- Race and social institutions -- Economic inequality : work, class, and poverty -- Bringing it home : families and communities -- Race and place : residential and educational segregation -- It gets to you : health disparities and the environment -- Justice and injustice : race and crime -- Race and social change -- The long search for racial justice.
ISBN:
9781442258020

9781442258037
Format :
Book