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Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class


Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/21/2008
  • Publisher: Pine Forge Pr
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Joseph F. Healey's Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, Fifth Edition builds upon the bestselling status of the four prior editions, praised for the author's writing style and the various effective pedagogical features that ensure students engage with core concepts in a meaningful way. With many updates and revisions, this edition once again uses sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the United States with consistency and clarity. Chapter-ending current debates based on the writings of prominent scholars spark classroom discussion on important issues, and first-person accounts, "Narrative Portraits," are threaded throughout the text to bring life to a variety of topics.New to the Fifth Edition Offers briefer and more accessible format without sacrificing rigor Combines Chapters 3 and 4 to better illustrate the relationship between the individual level and societal level factors that create racial, ethnic, and gender prejudice and conflict Incorporates Chapter 13 on global and comparative dynamics into the rest of the book for more integrated global coverage in every chapter Presents a new four-color design throughout the text to make it more appealing and dynamic Provides new maps of the world and more global examples throughout the text and in Comparative Focus boxes Includes new data and a case study on the racial and ethnic consequences of Hurricane Katrina Contains more information on New Immigrants including Arab Americans, Caribbean Americans, and other groups that have become part of the social fabric of the United States in recent yearsAccompanied by High Quality Ancillaries! Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM include updated chapter overviews, classroom activities, and suggestions for discussion; new and updated test questions including multiple choice questions, true/false questions, and essay questions; PowerPoint slides consisting of lecture outlines, exhibits, and examples; and exhibits. Qualified instructors can receive a copy of the IRCD by contacting SAGE Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243), 6 am - 5

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