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Dominant-minority relations in America : linking personal history with the convergence in the New World / John P. Myers.

By: Myers, John P. (John Paul), 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003Description: xv, 576 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0205297501 (casebound); 9780205297504 (casebound).Subject(s): Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions | Minorities -- United States -- History | Ethnology -- United States -- History | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Ethnic relations | Dominance (Psychology) -- United States -- History | Acculturation -- United States -- History | Group identity -- United States -- History | Intergroup relations -- United States -- History | Family -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Dominant-minority relations in America.DDC classification: 305.8/00973 Other classification: MS 3300
Contents:
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.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E184 .A1 M94 2003 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001764851

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.

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