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American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination

 
 
 
 
American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination
Author: Adalberto Aguirre Jr. - Jonathan H. Turner
ISBN 13: 9780073404219
ISBN 10: 73404217
Edition: 6
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 2008-09-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
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American Ethnicity is a brief text that provides an accessible introduction to the dynamics of racial and ethnic relations. Key concepts and theories are summarized, and the authors develop a simple theoretical framework that guides the presentation of data on each of the prominent ethnic groups in America. As a result, this book examines each ethnic group from the same perspective, allowing students to compare the dynamics of discrimination against African Americans, Native Americans, Asian and Pacific Island Americans, white ethnic Americans, and Latinos. The sixth edition offers expanded theoretical framework through the inclusion of the Social Identity Theory.