Majority-Minority Relations / Edition 6

Majority-Minority Relations / Edition 6

by John E. Farley
ISBN-10:
0205645372
ISBN-13:
2900205645373
Pub. Date:
07/29/2009
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Overview

Majority-Minority Relations / Edition 6

This topically organized text is designed to develop students' understanding of the principles and processes that shape the patterns of relations between racial, ethnic, and other groups in society. Organized by topic, this book provides a more integrated look at the social forces that affect different racial groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900205645373
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 07/29/2009
Series: MySocKit Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 Orientation: Basic Terms and Concepts


Part I Social-Psychology and Social Structure as Ways of Understanding Majority-Minority Relations

2 Prejudice: Its Forms and Causes

3 Reducing Prejudice: How Achievable? How Important?

4 Macro-Sociological Perspectives: The Order and Conflict Models


Part II The Historical Roots of Today’s Intergroup Inequality and Majority-Minority Relations

5 Origins and Causes of Ethnic Inequality

6 Changing Patterns of Majority-Minority Relations in the United States

7 Minority Group Movements and Their Impact on Society

8 Changing Values, Goals, and Models: New Thinking on Assimilation, Pluralism, and Separatism

9 Cross-Cultural Studies of Majority-Minority Relations


Part III Majority-Minority Relations in America Today: The Role of Institutional Discrimination

10 The Status of Majority and Minority Groups in the United States Today

11 The Economic and Health Care Systems and Minority Groups in America

12 Living Apart: Housing Segregation in America

13 The American Political and Legal System and Majority-Minority Relations

14 Education and American Minority Groups

Part IV Current and Future Issues in Majority-Minority Relations

15 Current Trends in Majority-Minority Relations

16 Current Debates: Affirmative Action, Immigration, and Race Versus Class

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