Race and Ethnic Relations in the Twenty-First Century
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— Prudence Carter
Author of Keepin’ It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White
“In a field crowded with race anthologies, this exciting new volume stands out from the crowd. Through a powerful combination of the best of critical race scholarship by senior scholars as well as cutting-edge work by up-and-coming thinkers, the selections in Race and Ethnic Relations in the Twenty-First Century not only survey where critical race studies has been but, more importantly, point the way to where this important field is going.”
— Patricia Hill Collins
Author of Another Kind of Public Education: Race, the Media, Schools, and Democratic Possibilities
“During the twenty-first century, Americans desperately need some clear and penetrating analyses of how race operates throughout society, affecting life chances and shaping who we are as a people. This volume fits the bill exquisitely. Its collection of classic and contemporary essays thoroughly interrogates the role of race helping both advanced scholars and beginning students to come to grips with the vast realities of race. It is a timely volume that will help to wipe away the confusion surrounding race in America and point to ways the nation can overcome one of it original sins.”
— Aldon Morris
Author of The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: Black Communities Organizing for Change
“This excellent collection brings together well-known, established authors whose theories have influenced contemporary research on race with those emerging scholars whose findings will shape future research and policy. It lays the groundwork for revisiting social psychological theories in the context of institutional and interactional approaches to the study of race, gender and social status. These readings help explain the persistence of obstacles facing old and new minorities in the United States as well as highlighting the opportunities for and promise of overcoming them.”
— Wanda Rushing
Author of Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South