Recognizing Race and Ethnicity

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Recognizing Race and Ethnicity
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    1. Beskrivelse

      This refreshing text stresses institutional and cultural themes in race and ethnicity - rather than individual racial/ethnic groups - allowing students to see broad historical and contemporary racial patterns in a sociological context and to grapple with racism, power, and privilege

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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      14-03-2017
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9780813350561
      Sidetal:
      552
      Vægt:
      1089 g
      Bredde:
      178 mm
      Længde:
      254 mm
      Mærkat:
      Bog, paperback
      Format:
      Paperback
      Udgave:
      2nd New edition
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Despite promising changes over the last century, race remains a central organizing principle in US society, a key arena of inequality, power, and privilege, and the subject of ongoing conflict and debate. In this second edition of Recognizing Race and Ethnicity, Kathleen J. Fitzgerald continues to examine the sociology of race and encourages students to think differently by challenging the notion that we are, or should even aspire to be, color-blind.Fitzgerald considers how race manifests in both significant and obscure ways by looking across all racial/ethnic groups within the socio-historical context of institutions and arenas, rather than discussing each group by group. Incorporating recent research and contemporary theoretical perspectives, she guides students to examine racial ideologies and identities as well as structural racism; at the same time, she covers topics like popular culture, sports, and interracial relationships.This latest edition includes an expanded look at global perspectives on racial inequality, including international migration and Islamophobia; updated examples of contemporary issues, including the Black Lives Matter movement; more emphasis on intersectionality, specifically the ways sexuality and race intersect; and an extended discussion on why the sociology of race and the sociological imagination matter. Recognizing Race and Ethnicity continues to reflect the latest sociological research on race/ethnicity and provides unparalleled coverage of white privilege while remaining careful not to treat "white" as the norm against which all other groups are defined.

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