Racial and ethnic relations

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Brief Table of Contents

Part I: The Racial and Ethnic Mosiac

Chapter 1: Basic Concepts in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations

Chapter 2: Adoption and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical

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 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

Chapter10: Japanese Americans

Chapter11: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Asian-Indian Americans

Chapter12: Arab and Other Middle Eastern Americans

Chapter13: Ongoing Racial and Ethnic Issues in the United States: Some Final Considerations

Part III: Global Relations

Chapter 14: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism: The Global Expansion of Racism


Comprehensive Table of Contents

*Every Chapter ends with a Summary and Key Terms

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

The Matter of Culture

Prejudice and Stereotypes

Discrimination


Chapter 2: Adoption and Conflict: Racial and Ethnic Relations in Theoretical Perspective

Racial and Ethnic Hierarchies

Migration and Group Contact

Patterns of Racial and Ethnic Adoption

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

Industrial Capitalism:1865-1920

Advanced Industrial (Multinational) Capitalism: 1910'2-2000

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 and Italian Americans

Irish Americans

Irish Immigration: An Overview

Stereotypes

Protest and Conflict

Politics and Political Institutions

The Irish in the Economy

Assimilation Theories and the Irish

Americans

Italian Americans

Italian Immigration

Stereotypes

Conflict

Politics

The Economy

Education

Religion

Assimilation or Ethnogenesis?

A Note of 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 European Americans

Racist Images and Stereotypes

Politics

Protest and Conflict

The Economy

Education

Religion

Assimilation and Colonialism

Chapter 7: African Americans

Forces Migration and Slavery

Racist Ideologies and Stereotypes

Interracial Conflict

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