The Social Construction Of Race And Ethnicity In The United States (2nd Edition)

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ISBN : 9780130283238
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The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States (2nd Edition)

This groundbreaking collection of classic and cutting edge sociological research gives special attention to the social construction of race and ethnicity in the United States. It offers an in-depth and eye-opening analysis of (a) the power of racial classification to shape our understanding of race and race relations, (b) the way in which the system came into being and remains, and (c) the real consequences this system has on life chances. The readings deal with five major themes: the personal experience of classification schemes; classifying people by race; ethnic classification; the persistence, functions, and consequences of social classification; and a new paradigm: transcending categories. For individuals who want to gain a fuller understanding of the impact the ideas of race has on a society that is consumed by it.

Specifications of The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States (2nd Edition)

GENERAL
AuthorJoan Ferrante, Prince Brown Jr.
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition2
ISBN-100130283231
ISBN-139780130283238
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages525
Publication Date2000-07-24
DIMENSIONS
Height9.1 inch.
Length6.9 inch.
Width1.3 inch.
Weight1.8 pounds.

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