How Prevalent Is Racism in Society?, 1st Edition

  • Peggy J. Parks
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  • ISBN-10: 1601527179
  • ISBN-13: 9781601527172
  • DDC: 305.800973
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

Racism is the belief that people of a certain race or ethnicity are superior or inferior to others, and the severity of the problem today is often a topic of debate. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations, this title explores the issue. It includes chapters such as: What Are the Origins of the Racism Conflict? Is Racial Profiling Justified? How Serious a Problem Is Housing Discrimination? Should Affirmative Action Programs Be Eliminated? and What Can Be Done About Racism?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction: Is Racism a Thing of the Past?.
1: What are the Origins of the Racism Conflict?.
2: How Common is Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement?.
3: How Serious a Problem is Housing Discrimination?.
4: Are Affirmative Action Programs Justified?.
5: What Progress has been Made in the Fight Against Racism?.
Source Notes.
Related Organizations and Websites.
Additional Reading.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.