Race and Racisms: A Critical Approach, Brief Edition

Paperback | July 23, 2015

byTanya Maria Golash-Boza

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Race and Racisms, A Critical Approach, Brief Edition, is a topical critical text that engages students in significant questions related to racial dynamics in the United States and around the world. Approximately thirty percent shorter than Golash-Boza's highly acclaimed comprehensive text, theBrief Edition features a streamlined narrative and is enhanced by its own unique features. It is ideal for instructors who want the flexibility to assign additional readings.Race and Racisms: A Critical Approach engages students in significant questions related to racial dynamics in the U.S. and around the world. Written in accessible, straightforward language, the book discusses and critically analyzes cutting-edge scholarship in the field. Organized into topics andconcepts rather than discrete racial groups, the text addresses: * How and when the idea of race was created and developed* How structural racism has worked historically to reproduce inequality* How we have a society rampant with racial inequality, even though most people do not consider themselves to be racist* How race, class, and gender work together to create inequality and identities* How immigration policy in the United States has been racialized* How racial justice could be imagined and realizedCentrally focused on racial dynamics, Race and Racisms, Brief Edition also incorporates an intersectional perspective, discussing the intersections of racism, patriarchy, and capitalism.

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Race and Racisms, A Critical Approach, Brief Edition, is a topical critical text that engages students in significant questions related to racial dynamics in the United States and around the world. Approximately thirty percent shorter than Golash-Boza's highly acclaimed comprehensive text, theBrief Edition features a streamlined narrat...

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza is Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts at the University of California, Merced.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.59 inPublished:July 23, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019023850X

ISBN - 13:9780190238506

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Table of Contents

Preface1. The Origin of the Idea of Race2. Racisms, Racial Ideologies, and Sociological Theories of Racism3. Racism, Nativism, and Immigration4. The Spread of Ideology: "Controlling Images" and Racism in the Media5. Skin-Tone Stratification and Colorism6. Educational Inequality7. Income and Labor Market Inequality8. Inequality in Housing and Wealth9. Racism in the Criminal Justice System10. Health Inequalities and Environmental RacismGlossaryReferencesCreditsIndex

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"The topics are highly relevant and timely, and effectively illustrate a critical ethnic studies perspective that examines issues of intersecting oppressions along axes of race, class, and gender." --Mary Roaf, Northern Arizona University