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Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change (Sage Masters in Modern Social Thought)
by:Joseph F. Healey
"The Healey book is the best undergraduate textbook, in my opinion, to focus on the U.S. experience of peoplehood"—Dr. Gonzalo Santos, California State University at Bakersfield "I continue to be very impressed with the conceptual material included in the text related to prejudice, racism, assimilation, stratification and pluralism and their relation to...
"The Healey book is the best undergraduate textbook, in my opinion, to focus on the U.S. experience of peoplehood"—Dr. Gonzalo Santos, California State University at Bakersfield "I continue to be very impressed with the conceptual material included in the text related to prejudice, racism, assimilation, stratification and pluralism and their relation to larger social change processes. Students benefits tremendously from learning about the perspectives that relate to understanding race relations occurring at multiple levels: family, small group, community, state and global."—Carol Ward, Brigham Young UniversityWritten in a clear, consistent style, the Third Edition of the best-selling text Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class by Joseph Healey eloquently describes and, at times, simply serves as a conduit for, a broad spectrum of experiences related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Featuring in-depth analyses of diversity within groups, as well as the multiple interactions between them, Joseph Healey addresses the experiences of women, and many other minority groups, throughout the text. "Narrative Portraits" are integrated into each chapter and provide students with first person accounts and observations from a wide variety of people. At the end of each chapter, "Current Debates" present important issues through the ideas and writings of prominent scholars. In addition, Photo Essays are included at the end of many chapters, visually reinforcing key concepts in a dramatic and memorable fashion. Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, Third Edition will engage students and broaden their understanding of key issues, making this text both a pleasure to read and a lively demonstration of the power and importance of thinking sociologically.New to This Edition:History. Historical coverage of Native Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans and White ethnic groups now discussed in the chapter for each respective group. Currency. Thorough revisions to text and illustrations, updated Photo Essays, and 2000 Census data.Perspective(s). Increased coverage of gender-related issues and comparative, international perspectives through new "Focus on Race and Gender" and "Comparative Focus" boxes in each chapter.Experience. Chapters 5 and 6 have been re-organized, focusing on the African-American experience. Resources. Companion Student Study Site available for students to test their knowledge with interactive quizzes and find useful related sites on the Web. Online exercises are also included at the end of each chapter.Recommended for courses on race and ethnic relations; minorities; race, ethnicity, and gender; and race, class, and gender.
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