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Theories of Ethnicity A Critical Appraisal (Contributions in Sociology) by Richard H. Thompson

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Ethnicity,
  • Race

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9860379M
ISBN 100313266360
ISBN 109780313266362

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Conflict theories are often applied to inequalities of gender, social class, education, race, and ethnicity. A conflict theory perspective of U.S. history would examine the numerous past and current struggles between the white ruling class and racial and ethnic minorities, noting specific conflicts that have arisen when the dominant group. Werner Sollors is Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of Afro-American Studies and Chair of the History of American Civilization Program at Harvard University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Multilingual Anthology of American Literature, Theories of Ethnicity: A Classical Reader, and Multilingual America: Format: Hardcover. Theories of Race and Ethnicity provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge collection of theoretically grounded and empirically informed essays. It covers a range of key issues in race and ethnicity studies, such as genetics and race, post-race debates, racial eliminativism and the legacy of Barack Obama, and mixed race identities. This book brings together internationally known scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoritical traditions all of whom have made significant contributions to the field of race and ethic relations. As well as identifying important and persistent points of controversy, the collection reveals a complementary and multifaceted approach to theorisation.

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