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Race and Ethnicity: The United States and the World, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Raymond Scupin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 8, 2011

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For sophomore/junior level courses in Race Relations.

An introductory survey covering basic concepts and research, this text presents state of the art essays on both the theoretical issues and empirical studies of race and ethnicity in the U.S. and throughout the world. It introduces the concepts of race, the fallacies of scientific racism, and theoretical perspectives on ethnicity–followed by fourteen chapters that detail the empirical findings of anthropologists on race and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world.

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Part I: The Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 1: The Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity, Raymond Scupin

Chapter 2: The Concept of Race in Anthropology, Scott MacEachern

Chapter 3: A History of "Scientific" Racialism, Leonard Liebermanand Raymond Scupin

Chapter 4: Ethnicity, Raymond Scupin

Chapter 5: Ethnicity and Ethnocentrism: Are They Natural?, Donald E. Brown


Part II: The Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.

Chapter 6: U.S. Ethnic Relations: Anglos and the "White Ethnics," Raymond Scupin

Chapter 7: American Indians, Rachel Bonney and Raymond Scupin 

Chapter 8: African Americans, Susan Love Brown

Chapter 9: Jewish Americans, Jack Glazier

Chapter 10: Hispanic/Latino Americans, Ellen Bigler

Chapter 11: Asian Americans, Janet Benson

Chapter 12: Arab Americans, Barbara Aswadand Thomas Abowd


Part III: Race and Ethnicity: A Global Focus

Chapter 13: Latin America and the Caribbean, Ronald Kephart

Chapter 14: Africa, Sheila Clarke-Ekong

Chapter 15: The Middle East, Laurie King-Irani

Chapter 16: Asia, Raymond Scupin

Chapter 17: Europe, Pamela Ballinger

Chapter 18: Canada, Norman Buchignani

Chapter 19: Conclusion, Raymond Scupin


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