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Recognizing Race and Ethnicity
Power, Privilege, and Inequality

ISBN 9780813350561
Published March 14, 2017 by Routledge
592 Pages

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Book Description

This book approaches the study of race/ethnicity through a sociological lens. It focuses on a few social policies that are perceived as race-related, such as affirmative action, to an understanding of the historical racialization of the US welfare state overall.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Thinking About Race -- Taking Account of Race and Privilege -- White Privilege: The Other Side of Racism -- Science and the Sociology of Race -- A Sociological History of US Race Relations -- Emergence of the US Racial Hierarchy -- Race Relations in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- Race Relations in Flux: From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter -- Institutional Inequalities -- Education -- Economic Inequality and the Role of the State -- Crime and Criminal Justice -- Race in the Cultural Imagination -- Contemporary Issues in Race/Ethnicity -- Arenas of Racial Integration: Interracial Relationships, Multiracial Families, Biracial/Multiracial Identities, Sports, and the Military -- A Postracial Society?

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