Recognizing Race and Ethnicity, Student Economy Edition: Power, Privilege, and Inequality, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Recognizing Race and Ethnicity, Student Economy Edition

Power, Privilege, and Inequality, 1st Edition

By Kathleen Fitzgerald


552 pages

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To better reflect the current state of research in the sociology of race/ethnicity, this book places significant emphasis on white privilege, the social construction of race, and theoretical perspectives for understanding race and ethnicity.

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: Post-World War II Activism -- 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?

About the Author

Kathleen J. Fitzgerald

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General