eBook Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412956315
  • ISBN-13: 9781412956314
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1622 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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Overview

This three-volume reference presents a comprehensive look at the role race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives.. The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society offers informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. Containing nearly 600 entries, this resource provides a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Key Features:

  • Describes over a hundred racial and ethnic groups, with additional thematic essays discussing broad topics that cut across group boundaries and impact society at large
  • Addresses other issues of inequality that often intersect with the primary focus on race and ethnicity, such as ability, age, class, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Brings together the most distinguished authorities possible, with 375 contributors from 14 different countries
  • Offers broad historical coverage,, ranging from Kennewick Man to the Emancipation Proclamation to Hip-Hop
  • Presents over 90 maps to help the reader comprehend the source of nationalities or the distribution of ethnic or racial groups
  • Provides an easy-to-use statistical appendix with the latest data and carefully selected historical comparisons