In the revised and updated second edition of this comprehensive book, the first anthology to integrate social-psychological literature on prejudice with sociological and historical investigations, contributors introduce readers to the key debates and principal writings on racial and ethnic conflict, representing conservative, liberal, and radical p

chapter |7 pages


Edited ByFred L. Pincus, Howard J. Ehrlich

part 1|51 pages

Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations

chapter 1|3 pages

The Study of Race and Ethnic Relations

ByFred L. Pincus, Howard J. Ehrlich

chapter 2|10 pages

Classifying People by Race

ByJoan Ferrante, Prince Brown

chapter 3|6 pages

White Racial Formation

Into the Twenty-first Century
ByCharles A. Gallagher

chapter 4|11 pages

Talking Past Each Other

Black and White Languages of Race
ByBob Blauner

chapter 5|20 pages

Theoretical Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations

ByJoe R. Feagin, Clairece Booher Feagin

part 2|28 pages


chapter 6|12 pages

The Changing Nature of Prejudice

ByJames M. Jones

chapter 7|12 pages

Racism and Traditional American Values

ByByron M. Roth

part 3|133 pages

Discrimination, Economic Restructuring, and Underclass Culture

chapter 8|13 pages

How Cultural Values Shape Economic Success

ByLawrence E. Harrison

chapter 9|10 pages

Societal Changes and Vulnerable Neighborhoods

ByWilliam Julius Wilson

chapter 10|5 pages

From Individual to Structural Discrimination

ByFred L. Pincus

chapter 11|15 pages

America’s Apartheid and the Urban Underclass

ByDouglas S. Massey

chapter 12|12 pages

Measuring Employment Discrimination Through Controlled Experiments

ByMarc Bendick, Charles W. Jackson, Victor A. Reinoso

chapter 13|10 pages

“We’d Love to Hire Them, But …”

The Meaning of Race for Employers
ByJoleen Kirshenman, Kathryn M. Neckerman

chapter 14|18 pages

Hiring Immigrant Women

Silicon Valley’s “Simple Formula”
ByKaren J. Hossfeld

chapter 15|15 pages

Latinos and Discrimination

ByJoan Moore, Raquel Pinderhughes

chapter 16|10 pages

Major Issues Relating to Asian American Experiences

ByPyong Gap Min

chapter 17|18 pages

The Case for Affirmative Action

ByFred L. Pincus

part 4|47 pages


chapter 18|16 pages

America’s Immigration “Problem”

BySaskia Sassen

chapter 19|8 pages

Models of Pluralism

The New American Dilemma
ByMilton M. Gordon

chapter 20|10 pages

Alien Nation

ByPeter Brimelow

chapter 21|3 pages

Five Myths About Immigration

ByDavid Cole

chapter 22|10 pages

Lingo Jingo

English-Only and the New Nativism
ByGeoffrey Nunberg

part 5|45 pages


chapter 23|14 pages

Campus Ethnoviolence

ByHoward J. Ehrlich

chapter 24|14 pages

“New Racism” and Old Dogmatism

ByThomas Sowell

chapter 25|11 pages


Battleground or Meeting Ground?
ByRonald Takaki

part 6|38 pages

Selected Topics

chapter 26|14 pages

Reporting Ethnoviolence

Newspaper Treatment of Race and Ethnic Conflict
ByHoward J. Ehrlich

chapter 27|15 pages

Ebonics, Language, and Power

ByMike Long

chapter 28|9 pages

The White Supremacist Movement in the United States Today

ByAbby L. Ferber

part 7|71 pages

Electoral Politics or Direct Action?

chapter 29|17 pages


ByStephen Thernstrom, Abigail Thernstrom

chapter 30|15 pages

Representative Government

The Black Experience
ByHoward Zinn

chapter 31|10 pages

Black Conservatives

ByDeborah Toler

chapter 32|19 pages

Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand

Building Multiracial Organizations with Direct Action
ByMark Toney

chapter 33|15 pages

Privileged Polemics

White Antiracist Activists
ByEileen O’Brien

part 8|9 pages

Toward Change

chapter 34|7 pages

Rethinking Racism

ByDinesh D’Souza

chapter 35|10 pages

It Was All of Us Working Together

Resolving Racial and Ethnic Tension on College Campuses
ByArthur Salz, Julius Trubowitz

chapter 36|15 pages

Changing the Whole System

ByCharles Jaret