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Strangers to These Shores: Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States
Strangers to These Shores: Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States by Vincent N. Parrillo 0023917520 9780023917523
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Strangers to These Shores: Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States by Vincent N. Parrillo

B> This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive book available for the study of racial and ethnic relations in the United States. With the growing interest in diversity in the United States, this book informs about the nations past and present multicultural realities. The book begins with an analysis of the stranger as a social phenomenon and then carries this theme throughout its study of all minority groups. Completely updated to reflect current demographic data, recent events, and new research, this books highly readable style offers an excellent introduction to race and ethnic relations. Offers extensive treatment of culture to help students understand this crucial element of intergroup relations. Covers more racial, ethnic, and religious groups than any other text of its kind, providing broad, yet specific coverage of Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Arabs, religious minorities, and women as a minority group, in Chapter 13. Sets each groups experiences in a sociohistorical context before present-day analysis, then systematically applies the three main sociological perspectives as a unifying framework for sociological commentary. Examines such hot-button issues as affirmative action, bilingual education, immigration concerns, and undocumented aliens. For anyone with an interest in Ethnic Studies, Race and Ethnicity in the United States, Sociology of Minorities, Immigrant History, Sociology, American studies, interdisciplinary studies, Anthropology, or History.

Author: Vincent N. Parrillo

Language: English

Edition: 4th

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 622

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co

Publication Date: 1994-01-01

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