A concise, topical introduction to Race & Ethnicity in the U.S. that explores the most critical topics from both a historical and contemporary context.
Based on the opening chapters of best-selling Racial and Ethnic Groups by Richard Schaefer, Race and Ethnicity in the United States 6e covers the major topics that anchor courses in multiculturalism, diversity, and race and ethnic relations.
A Core Race & Ethnicity text that covers 6 main topics:
An introduction the sociological treatment of race and ethnicity that sets out to equip the reader with the tools to understand this continually changing area of national debate. In the second edition, Schaefer (DePaul U.) adds Internet exercises and review questions for each chapter, as well as information on topics such as hate crimes, the handling of racial identification in the 2000 Census, and the economic impact of immigration. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)