This topically organized text is designed to develop students' understanding of the principles and processes that shape the patterns of relations between racial, ethnic, and other groups in society. Organized by topic, this book provides a more integrated look at the social forces that affect different racial groups.
An introduction to the principles that shape the patterns of relations between racial, ethnic, and other groups in society, emphasizing relationships between majority and minority groups in the US. Covers social-psychological perspectives, origins of ethnic inequality, institutional discrimination, and current trends. Features special topic boxes, chapter summaries, and b&w photos. This third edition includes new chapters on gender, disability, and sexual orientation issues, and intergroup relations in societies other than the US. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)