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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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.
Copyright Page.
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.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.