This top-selling, comprehensive text on racial and ethnic relations in the U.S. covers theoretical issues and the experiences of more than 50 racial, ethnic, and religious groups.
A text for undergraduates, seeking to understand diversity in America through historically grounded comparative analyses of the variety and evolution of patterns of majority-minority relations in the US. Material is organized in sections on the sociological framework, European Americans, people of color, other minorities, and trends and possibilities. Includes b&w modern and historical photos, key terms, discussion questions, and boxes giving first-hand accounts of the immigrant experience. This new edition examines hate groups and hate crimes, Santer<'i>ans and Hindu Americans, and social indicators of minority progress for all minorities, and includes critical thinking questions in boxes on the international scene. Parrillo is affiliated with William Paterson University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)