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A global view of race and racism

Author: Judy Root Aulette
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring nine short chapters focused on a broad range of nations around the world, this brief text examines central concepts and issues in racial/ethnic studies including apartheid, assimilation, colonialism, multi-ethnicity, caste, ethnonationalism, white frames, genocide, migration, and affirmative action. Each chapter discusses the ways in which racist structures and practices have been or are being challenged.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Root Aulette
ISBN: 9780199366354 0199366357
OCLC Number: 946987529
Description: xiv, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to a global view of race and racism --
The myth of biological races and the social construction of race/ethnicities --
Colonial origins of the concept of race/ethnicity : slavery and tribalism --
The Caste system in India --
Segregation/apartheid in South Africa and Israel --
Migration, racial/ethical minorities, and injustice --
Ethnonationalism, monoethnicity, and the Shoah --
The color factor : highlighting Brazil and the Dominican Republic --
Indigenous peoples.
Responsibility: Judy Root Aulette.

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"Featuring nine short chapters focused on a broad range of nations around the world, this brief text examines central concepts and issues in racial/ethnic studies including apartheid, assimilation, colonialism, multi-ethnicity, caste, ethnonationalism, white frames, genocide, migration, and affirmative action. Each chapter discusses the ways in which racist structures and practices have been or are being challenged. Chapters also include critical thinking questions and highlighted key concepts and terms, which are summarized in a glossary at the end of the book."--Provided by publisher.
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"A Global View of Race and Racism is an engaging and comprehensive supplemental text to include in a course on race and ethnicity. It goes well beyond some of the 'typical' explanations and examples Read more...

 
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