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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judy Root Aulette
|Description:||xiv, 242 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||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 --
|Responsibility:||Judy Root Aulette.|
"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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