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By Richard T. Schaefer

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This three-volume reference provides a accomplished examine the position race and ethnicity play in society and in our day-by-day lives.. The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society bargains informative assurance of intergroup family within the usa and the comparative exam of race and ethnicity around the world. Containing approximately six hundred entries, this source offers a origin to realizing in addition to gaining knowledge of racial and ethnic variety from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Key Features

  • Describes over 100 racial and ethnic teams, with extra thematic essays discussing wide themes that reduce throughout staff limitations and influence society at large
  • Addresses different problems with inequality that frequently intersect with the first specialise in race and ethnicity, akin to skill, age, type, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Brings jointly the main uncommon specialists attainable, with 375 participants from 14 diversified nations
  • Offers vast historic coverage,, starting from "Kennewick guy" to the "Emancipation Proclamation" to "Hip-Hop"
  • Presents over ninety maps to assist the reader understand the resource of nationalities or the distribution of ethnic or racial groups
  • Provides an easy-to-use statistical appendix with the most recent facts and punctiliously chosen ancient comparisons

Key Themes

· Biographies
· group and concrete Issues
· techniques and Theories
· felony Justice
· Economics and Stratification
· Education
· Gender and Family
· international Perspectives
· overall healthiness and Social Welfare
· Immigration and Citizenship
· laws, court docket judgements, and Treaties
· Media, activities, and Entertainment
· Organizations
· Prejudice and Discrimination
· Public Policy
· Racial, Ethnic, and Nationality Groups
· Religion
· Sociopolitical activities and Conflicts

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