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Hechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypes
Hechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypes Kevin Hechinger, Curtis Hechinger 1416577823 9781416577829 Can you differentiate between the Amish and the Hasidic Jew?Do you know the single, shocking difference between the Redneck an
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Hechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypes by Kevin Hechinger, Curtis Hechinger

Can you differentiate between the Amish and the Hasidic Jew?Do you know the single, shocking difference between the Redneck and the Appalachian? Can you successfully identify -- and avoid -- the Charismatic, Verbose Nigerian Cabdriver or the Honda-Driving UCLA Korean Gangster Wannabe? If the answer is no to any of the above, thenHechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypesis the book for you.Home to people from over 168 nations, the bourgeoning ethnic melting pot we call America can be a frightening and disorienting place for the uninitiated. In order to successfully navigate this culturally rocky terrain, its essential that one understand the ethnic landscape we inhabit.Hechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypes,by world renowned cultural anthropologists Kevin and Curtis Hechinger, is a comprehensive, groundbreaking, and painstakingly assembled collection of everything you need to know about this puzzling world in which we live.Whether tracking the migratory pattern of the Northeastern Jew, cataloging the breeding habits of the Passive Asian Male, or highlighting the almost imperceptible differences between Cubans and Dominicans, these two fearless naturalists have devoted their lives to the study of human variety.An instant classic and invaluable tool for the professional cultural anthropologist, the amateur enthusiast, or anyone lost on the subway,Hechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypeswill reshape the scientific community just as surely as it will settle the age-old question of whether Vodka-Loving Stalin Haters can out-drink Irish-American Firemen.Are we very different?Or are we exactly the same? For the answers to these and other probing questions that may well be all that stand between happiness and de-spair, readHechingers Field Guide to Ethnic Stereotypes.Now.

Author: Kevin Hechinger, Curtis Hechinger

Language: English

Edition: Original

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 160

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2009-02-17

Our Price: $3.85

ISBN: 1416577823

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