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Strangers to These Shores (10th Edition)
by:Vincent N. Parrillo
Vincent N. Parrillo's Strangers to These Shores (10th Edition), ISBN 9780205790746 boasts coverage of over 50 racial, ethnic, and religious groups and the diversity that they've added to the United States. This all-inclusive text investigates the evolutionary patterns of majority-minority relations through the lens of historic examination. The latest...
Vincent N. Parrillo's Strangers to These Shores (10th Edition), ISBN 9780205790746 boasts coverage of over 50 racial, ethnic, and religious groups and the diversity that they've added to the United States. This all-inclusive text investigates the evolutionary patterns of majority-minority relations through the lens of historic examination. The latest edition of this book takes a look at hate groups and hate crimes, social displays of minority progress for all minorities, and includes critical thinking questions in boxes on the international scene. An array of effective features are included within this book including current and historical photographs, key terms, discussion questions, as well as boxes devoted to providing readers with first-hand accounts of the experiences of immigrants. Vincent N. Parrillo organizes the concepts of Strangers to These Shores (10th Edition) into sections on the sociological framework, European Americans, people of color, other minorities, as well as trends and possibilities. 14 chapters are included with chapter 1 starting the text off by discussing 'The Study of Minorities.' Chapter 2 delves into 'Culture and Social Structure' followed by chapter 3 examining 'Prejudice and Discrimination.' Chapter 4 presents information on 'Dominant-Minority Relations' while chapter 5 discusses characteristics of 'Northern and Western Europeans' and chapter 6 looks at 'Southern, Central, and Eastern Europeans.' 'Native Americans' are the focus of chapter 7 followed by 'East Asian Americans' discussed in chapter 8 and 'Central and West Asian Americans' in chapter 9. Chapter 10 takes a look at 'African Americans' while chapter 11 discusses 'Hispanic and Caribbean Americans' and chapter 12 dives into 'Religious Minorities.' The text is concluded with chapter 13 focusing on 'Women in America' and finally, chapter 14 presenting 'The American Mosaic.
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