Myers, John P. 1945-

Dominant-minority relations in America : linking personal history with the convergence in the New World / John P. Myers. - Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003. - xv, 576 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 551-564) and index.

Introduction to Sociology and the Sociology of Minority Groups -- What Is Sociology and How Can It Help Us Understand Intergroup Relations? -- What Are the Key Definitions and Concepts in the Sociology of Minority Groups? -- Are Race and Ethnicity the Only Sources of Oppression in Our Society? -- Are We Alone in Our Intergroup Values and Norms? -- What Are the Sizes of Minority Groups in the United States? -- Can We Construct a Theoretical Model to Explain and Predict Intergroup Relations? -- How Can We Apply Sociological Theory to Group Experience? -- Native Americans -- African Americans -- Irish Americans -- German Americans -- Italian Americans -- Second-Stream Jewish Americans -- Japanese Americans -- Mexican Americans -- Vietnamese Americans -- Final Thoughts: Theory, Intergroup History, and Family Background.

0205297501 (casebound) 9780205297504 (casebound)


Minorities--Social conditions.--United States
Minorities--History.--United States
Ethnology--History.--United States
Dominance (Psychology)--History.--United States
Acculturation--History.--United States
Group identity--History.--United States
Intergroup relations--History.--United States
Family--History.--United States

United States--Race relations.
United States--Ethnic relations.

E184.A1 / 2002