American Ethnicity is a brief text that provides an accessible introduction to the dynamics of racial and ethnic relations. Key concepts and theories are summarized, and the authors develop a simple theoretical framework that guides the presentation of data on each of the prominent ethnic groups in America. As a result, this book examines each ethnic group from the same perspective, allowing students to compare the dynamics of discrimination against African Americans, Native Americans, Asian and Pacific Island Americans, white ethnic Americans, and Latinos.
About the Author
Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., is professor of sociology at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author many articles in professional journals. He is also written over five books, including Race, Racism, and the Death Penalty in the United States, Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in American Criminal Justice, and Chicanos in Higher Education: Dilemmas for the 21st Century.
Jonathan H. Turner is a professor of sociology at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author of numerous journal articles, and over twenty-five books, such as Oppression: A Sociohistory of Black-White relations, American Society: Problems of Structure, Social Problems in America, and Inequality: Privilege & Poverty in America.
GREAT GREAT BOOK! This book has taught me so much about the different ethnicities I feel like I was learning it for the first time. Opens your eyes to the many injustices minorities continue to face today that they faced 200 years ago. I rented this book, but I may purchase it in the future. Definitely recommend this one.
Product Details :
- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 7 edition (November 23, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0078111587
- ISBN-13: 978-0078111587
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 0.6 inches