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Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in race and ethnicity /

by Monk, Richard C.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Guilford, Conn. : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, c2002Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxiv, 376 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0072430850; 9780072430851.Other Title: Clashing views on controversial issues in race and ethnicity; Race and ethnicity.Subject(s): Minorities -- United States | Social classes -- United States | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Ethnic relations
Contents:
Thinking about and researching minorities: Should outsider and insider researchers be expected to get similar findings?; Are blacks "natural born" athletes?; Do industrialization and capitalism cause racial and ethnic inequalities?; Have scholars ignored the willing participation of Germans in killing Jews during the Holocaust? -- Constructing social identities and cultural conflict: Do the identities of blacks lie in Africa?; Are Hispanics making significant progress?; Do cultural differences between home and school explain the high dropout rates for American Indian students?; Does rap music contribute to violent crime?; Does bilingual education harm Hispanic and other children?; Are Arabs and other Muslims portrayed unfairly in American films? -- Immigration, racism, and leadership: Is racial segregation necessarily bad?; Is immigration a problem in the United States?; Does environmental racism exist?; Are black leaders part of the problem? -- Negotiating social justice and hierarchies: Should standardized tests be eliminated from applicant processes?; Should inner-city blacks and Hispanics be relocated?; Should race be a consideration in college admissions? -- Future policies and global issues: Are reparations a good idea?; Is Israel the aggressor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?; Are African leaders midguided in their fight against AIDS?; Is the drug war harming blacks?
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Thinking about and researching minorities: Should outsider and insider researchers be expected to get similar findings?; Are blacks "natural born" athletes?; Do industrialization and capitalism cause racial and ethnic inequalities?; Have scholars ignored the willing participation of Germans in killing Jews during the Holocaust? -- Constructing social identities and cultural conflict: Do the identities of blacks lie in Africa?; Are Hispanics making significant progress?; Do cultural differences between home and school explain the high dropout rates for American Indian students?; Does rap music contribute to violent crime?; Does bilingual education harm Hispanic and other children?; Are Arabs and other Muslims portrayed unfairly in American films? -- Immigration, racism, and leadership: Is racial segregation necessarily bad?; Is immigration a problem in the United States?; Does environmental racism exist?; Are black leaders part of the problem? -- Negotiating social justice and hierarchies: Should standardized tests be eliminated from applicant processes?; Should inner-city blacks and Hispanics be relocated?; Should race be a consideration in college admissions? -- Future policies and global issues: Are reparations a good idea?; Is Israel the aggressor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?; Are African leaders midguided in their fight against AIDS?; Is the drug war harming blacks?

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