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

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editorial Board.
List of Entries.
List of Images.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abolitionism: The Movement.
2: Abolitionism: The People.
3: Abortion.
4: Acculturation.
5: Adoption.
6: Affirmative Action in Education.
7: Affirmative Action in the Workplace.
8: Afghan Americans.
9: African Americans.
10: African Americans, Migration of.
11: African American Studies.
12: African American Women and Work.
13: Africans in the United States.
14: Afrocentricity.
15: Aging.
16: Alamo, The.
17: Alaskan Natives, Legislation Concerning.
18: Albanian Americans.
19: Aleuts.
20: Alien Land Acts.
21: American Apartheid.
22: American Dilemma, An.
23: American Indian Movement.
24: Americanization.
25: American Jewish Committee.
26: Americans with Disabilities Act.
27: Amish.
28: Anti-Defamation League.
29: Antiracist Education.
30: Anti-Semitism.
31: Apartheid.
32: Apartheid, Laws.
33: Arab Americans.
34: Argentina.
35: Armenian Americans.
36: Asian Americans.
37: Asian Americans, New York City.
38: Asian American Studies.
39: Asian American Studies, Mixed-Heritage.
40: ASPIRA.
41: Assimilation.
42: Assyrian Americans.
43: Asylum.
44: Australia.
45: Australia, Indigenous People.
46: Authoritarian Personality.
47: Aztlán.
48: Back to Africa Movement.
49: Baldwin, James (1924–1987).
50: Balkans.
51: Bangladeshi Americans.
52: Barrio.
53: Belgian Americans.
54: Belize.
55: Bell Curve, The.
56: Bilingual Education.
57: Biomedicine, African Americans and.
58: Birth of a Nation, The.
59: Black Bourgeoisie.
60: Black Cinema.
61: Black Conservatives.
62: Black Elk (C. 1865–1950).
63: Black Enterprise.
64: Blackfeet.
65: Black Intellectuals.
66: Black Metropolis.
67: Black Nationalism.
68: Black Panther Party.
69: Black Power.
70: Blockbusting.
71: Blood Quantum.
72: Boas, Franz (1858–1942).
73: “Boat People”.
74: Body Image.
75: Borderlands.
76: Border Patrol.
77: Bosnian Americans.
78: Boycott.
79: Bracero Program.
80: Brain Drain.
81: Brazil.
82: Brazilian Americans.
83: Britain's Irish.
84: Brown Berets.
85: Brown v. Board of Education.
86: Bulgarian Americans.
87: Burakumin.
88: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
89: Cambodian Americans.
90: Canada.
91: Canada, Aboriginal Women.
92: Canada, First Nations.
93: Canadian Americans.
94: Cape Verde.
95: Caribbean.
96: Caribbean Americans.
97: Carmichael, Stokely (1941–1998).
98: Caste.
99: Census, U.S..
100: Central Americans in the United States.
101: Chávez, César (1927–1993).
102: Cherokee.
103: Cheyenne.
104: Chicago School of Race Relations.
105: Chicano Movement.
106: Child Development.
107: Chin, Vincent (1955–1982).
108: China.
109: Chinatowns.
110: Chinese Americans.
111: Chinese Exclusion Act.
112: Choctaw.
113: Cisneros V. Corpus Christi School District.
114: Citizenship.
115: Civil Disobedience.
116: Civil Religion.
117: Civil Rights Movement.
118: Civil Rights Movement, Women and.
119: Code of the Street.
120: Collins, Patricia Hill (1948–).
121: Colombia.
122: Colonialism.
123: Colonias.
124: Color Blindness.
125: Color Line.
126: Community Cohesion.
127: Community Empowerment.
128: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
129: Contact Hypothesis.
130: Cosmopolitanism.
131: Creole.
132: Crime and Race.
133: Criminal Processing.
134: Critical Race Theory.
135: Croatian Americans.
136: Cross-Frontier Contacts.
137: Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
138: Cuba.
139: Cuba: Migration and Demography.
140: Cuban Americans.
141: Cultural Capital.
142: Cultural Relativism.
143: Culture of Poverty.
144: Cypriot Americans.
145: Czech Americans.
146: Danish Americans.
147: Dawes Act of 1887.
148: Death Penalty.
149: Declining Significance of Race, The.
150: Deficit Model of Ethnicity.
151: Deloria, Vine, Jr. (1933–2005).
152: Desi.
153: Deviance and Race.
154: Diaspora.
155: Digital Divide.
156: Dillingham Flaw.
157: Discrimination.
158: Discrimination, Environmental Hazards.
159: Discrimination, Measuring.
160: Discrimination in Housing.
161: Domestic Violence.
162: Domestic Work.
163: Dominican Americans.
164: Dominican Republic.
165: Double Consciousness.
166: Douglass, Frederick (1818–1895).
167: Drake, St. Clair (1911–1990).
168: Dred Scott v. Sandford.
169: Drug Use.
170: Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (1868–1963).
171: Dutch Americans.
172: East Harlem.
173: Educational Performance and Attainment.
174: Educational Stratification.
175: Egyptian Americans.
176: Emancipation Proclamation.
177: English Immersion.
178: Environmental Justice.
179: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
180: Estonian Americans.
181: Ethnic Conflict.
182: Ethnic Enclave, Economic Impact of.
183: Ethnic Group.
184: Ethnicity, Negotiating.
185: Ethnic Succession.
186: Ethnocentrism.
187: Ethnonational Minorities.
188: Ethnoviolence.