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For courses in Majority-Minority Relations, Racial and Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity, and Multiculturalism in departments of Sociology and Ethnic Studies. Racial and Ethnic Relation, 9/e, examines the â€œwhatâ€, â€œwhyâ€, and â€œhowâ€ of racial and ethnic oppression and conflict. Drawing on a broad array of sources, this text provides readers with access to important research and literature on racial and ethnic groups in the Unites States and, to a lesser extent, in certain other countries around the globe.
Dr. Joe Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A & M University, was born in San Angelo (Texas), got his early education in Houston, and graduated from Baylor University in 1960. He acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Dr. Feagin has done much research and conceptual work on race, racism, and sexism issues and has served as the Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 58 scholarly books and nearly 200 scholarly articles in his research areas.
Feagin’s major books include Systemic Racism (Routledge 2006), Social Problems: A Power-Conflict Perspective (6th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2006); Liberation Sociology, with H. Vera (Westview, 2001); Racist America (Routledge 2000); The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism, with D. Van Ausdale (Rowman & Littlefield 2001); Racial and Ethnic Relations, with C. Feagin (7th ed.; Prentice-Hall 2008); The Many Costs of Racism, with K. McKinney (Rowman & Littlefield 2003); White Men on Race, with E. O'Brien (Beacon 2003); Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism, with K. Bolton (Routledge 2004); Two Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage, with L. Picca (Routledge 2007); and The White Racial Frame (Routledge 2010).
Feagin’s books have won numerous national and professional association prizes; his book, Ghetto Revolts (Macmillan 1973), was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association lifetime achievement award and was the 1999-2000 president of the American Sociological Association.
Table of Contents
IN THIS SECTION: 1.) BRIEF 2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:Part I: The Racial and Ethnic Mosaic Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations Chapter 2: Adaptation and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective Part II: A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups Chapter 3: English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture Chapter 4: Irish Americans and Italian Americans Chapter 5: Jewish Americans Chapter 6: Native Americans Chapter 7: African Americans Chapter 8: Mexican Americans Chapter 9: Puerto Rican and Cuban Americans Chapter 10: Japanese Americans Chapter 11: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Asian-Indian Americans Chapter 12: Arab and Other Middle Eastern Americans Chapter 13: Ongoing Racial and Ethnic Issues in the United States: Some Final Considerations
Part III: Global Realities Chapter 14: Colonialism and Postcolonialism: The Global Expansion of Racism COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: *Summary and Key Terms appear at the end of each chapter. Part I: The Racial and Ethnic Mosaic
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations Issues of Race and Racism Ethnic Groups A Note on Cultures A Racial Framing of Society Prejudices and Stereotypes Discrimination Chapter 2: Adaptation and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective Racial and Ethnic Hierarchies Migration and Group Contact Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Adaptation Assimilation and Other Order Perspectives Power-Conflict Theories Part II: A Nation of Immigrants: An Overview of the Economic and Political Conditions of Selected Racial and Ethnic Groups Immigration, the Economy, and Government Commercial Capitalism and the Slave Society: 1600s—1860s Industrial Capitalism: 1860s—1910s Advanced Industrial (Multinational) Capitalism: 1910s—2000s Chapter 3: English Americans and the Anglo-Protestant Culture The English Migrations Nativist Reactions to Later European Immigrants The Dominant Culture and Major U.S. Institutions English Americans Today Chapter 4: Irish Americans and Italian Americans Irish Americans Irish Immigration: An Overview Stereotypes Protest and Conflict Politics and Political Institutions The Irish in the Economy Education Religion Assimilation Theories and the Irish Italian Americans Italian Immigration Stereotypes Conflict Politics The Economy Education Religion Assimilation or Ethnogenesis? A Note on Ethnic Diversity Among White Americans Chapter 5: Jewish Americans Migration Prejudice and Stereotypes Oppression and Conflict Politics The Economy Education Religion and Zionism Assimilation or Pluralism? Chapter 6: Native Americans Conquest by Europeans and European Americans Racist Images and Stereotypes Politics Protest and Conflict The Economy Education Religion Assimilation and Colonialism Chapter 7: African Americans Forced Migration and Slavery Racist Ideologies and Associated Stereotypes Interracial Conflict The Economy Politics and Protest Education Religion and Culture Recent Immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean Assimilation for African Americans? Chapter 8: Mexican Americans The Conquest Period, 1500—1853 Past and Present Immigration Immigrants Stereotypes and Related Images Conflict and Protest The Economy Politics and Protest Education Religion Assimilation or Internal Colonialism? Chapter 9: Puerto Rican and Cuban Americans Puerto Ricans From Spanish to U.S. Rule Migration to the Mainland Prejudices and Stereotypes Economic and Related Conditions: The Mainland Education Politics Protest Religion Assimilation or Colonialism? Cuban Americans Patterns of Immigration Intergroup Conflict Stereotypes and Discrimination The Economic Situation Politics Religion Assimilation or Colonialism? Chapter 10: Japanese Americans Introduction: Asian Americans Japanese Americans Migration: An Overview Stereotypes Repression and Violent Attacks The Political Arena The Economy Education Religion Assimilation Perspectives Chapter 11: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Asian-Indian Americans Migration: An Overview Stereotypes Discrimination and Conflict Organizing and Activism in the Political Arena The Economy Education Full Assimilation for Asian Americans? Chapter 12: Arab and Other Middle Eastern Americans Middle Eastern Americans Arab Americans Migration Stereotyping and Prejudice Oppression, Discrimination, and Conflict Politics and Political Emergence The Economy Education Religion Adaptation and Assimilation Issues Chapter 13: Ongoing Racial and Ethnic Issues in the United States: Some Final Considerations A Nation of Immigrants The Melting Pot: Early Images of Immigrant Incorporation Multicultural and Multiracial Democracy Issues Equality and a Pluralistic Democracy
Part III: Global Realities
Chapter 14: Colonialism and Postcolonialism: The Global Expansion of Racism Colonialism and Racism The History and Legacy of Colonialism To Whom Does Southern Africa Belong? Brazil: The Legacy of Slavery and the Illusion of Equality Colonialism and Colonizer in France: The Violence of Inclusion and Exclusion The Future of Colonialism and Post-Colonialism