4 edition of The lives of ethnic Americans found in the catalog.
The lives of ethnic Americans
Juan L. Gonzales
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Juan L. Gonzales, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||E184.A1 G57 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 297 p. :|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||94230805|
The data are clear: U.S. racial and ethnic groups differ dramatically in their life chances. Compared to whites, for example, African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans have much lower family incomes and much higher rates of poverty; they are also much less likely to have college degrees. This is a list of ethnic enclaves in various countries of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds to the native population. An ethnic enclave in this context denotes an area primarily populated by a population with similar ethnic or racial background. This list also includes concentrations rather than enclaves, and historic examples which may no longer be an ethnic enclave.
Ethnic America, written by economist and historian Thomas Sowell, is a history of nine ethnic groups that immigrate to the United States. Sowell's aim is to illustrate important points about history, economics, social science, social philosophy and social policy in these histories in order to draw certain lessons towards the end of the book. A new study shows that most people who are biracial self-identify as "biracial." But in many instances, multi-ethnic Americans change the way .
The making of this population needs to be understood from three vantage points. Hispanics are at once a new and an old population made up both of recently arrived newcomers and of old timers with deeper roots in American soil than any other ethnic groups except for the indigenous peoples of the continent. 2 They comprise a population that can claim both a history and a territory in what is now Cited by: Impact on Educational Performance and Employment. As noted in Chapter 2, African Americans and Hispanics are overrepresented among high school problem, which has its roots in grade school, is widely perceived to have been magnified by harsh enforcement of “zero tolerance” school discipline policies, including suspension and expulsion, and by increased use of law enforcement Author: Richard J. Bonnie, Clare Stroud, Heather Breiner, Youth Board on Children, Families.
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Taking the past fifteen years into account, the fifth edition of Ethnic Americans considers recent influxes of Asians and Hispanics, especially the surge in the Mexican population, and includes expanded coverage of nativist sentiment in American politics and by: Thomas Sowell’s Ethnic America is an excellent account of the socioeconomic rise of nine ethic groups that makeup part of the American mosaic.
Although Sowell covers their histories before they reach America, his primary intension is not to write history. He uses history to find “factors that advance and retard the progress of groups.”Cited by: For more than three decades, Ethnic Americans has been hailed as a classic history of immigration to America.
Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers begin with a brief overview of immigration during the colonial and early national eras ( to the s), focusing primarily on the arrival of English Protestants, while at the same time stressing the diversity brought by Dutch, French.
This classic work by the distinguished economist traces the history of nine American ethnic groups—the Irish, Germans, Jews, Italians, Chinese, African-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexicans.
Paperback, pages Published March 21st by /5. The classic and critically acclaimed book Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities, Second Edition has now been updated and revised to reflect the various demographic changes that have occurred in the lives of ethnic minority families and the implications of these changes for clinical by: 'The Death Of An American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions, ' with much of its concentration on the policies of banks and real estate interests on ethnic communities in the s, should help fill in the time line and develop an focus on ethnic relations and urban affairs more in the social structural by: 7.
Thomas Sowell’s Ethnic America is an excellent account of the socioeconomic rise of nine ethic groups that makeup part of the American mosaic. Although Sowell covers their histories before they reach America, his primary intension is not to write history.
He uses history to find “factors that advance and retard the progress of groups.”/5(85). Books shelved as ethnic-studies: Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Souls. Books shelved as ethnic: The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming t.
For Professor Sowell (Sociology, UCLA) ethnic America presents a story of many very different heritages the story of the human spirit in its many guises. Yet underneath the story lies the moral—never clearly stated—that America is truly the land of opportunity.
In his all-too-rapid summarizing of ethnic histories (Jewish Americans Today receives less than two pages), Sowell searches. The issue of ethnic representation has long been a subject of research in the US, where the University of Wisconsin-Madison has charted the relatively minuscule proportion of children’s books.
The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta: The Celebrated California Bandit was originally published in by John Rollin Ridge, writing as "Yellow Bird".It is considered to be one of the first novels written in California and the first novel to be published by a Native American.
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The book, An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, documented the various forms of discrimination facing blacks back then. The “dilemma” referred to by the book’s title was the conflict between the American democratic ideals of egalitarianism and liberty and justice for all and the harsh reality of prejudice.
Hispanic or Latino. Mexican American or Chicano. Social labels often take on a life of their own beyond the control of those who coin them or to whom they are applied. In Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives, Suzanne Oboler explores the history and current use of the label “Hispanic,” as she illustrates the complex meanings that ethnicity has acquired in shaping our lives and identities.
Set to be published November 1, this book tells the story of how Keats came up with the idea for “The Snowy Day” after seeing striking photographs of an African-American boy in Life. The picture presented by Table “Selected Indicators of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the United States” is clear: US racial and ethnic groups differ dramatically in their life chances.
Compared to whites, for example, African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans have much lower family incomes and much higher rates of poverty; they are also much less likely to have college degrees. Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives aims to understand the role ethnic labels play in our society and brings us closer toward actualizing a society that values cultural diversity.
Suzanne Oboler, a Peruvian American, is currently assistant professor in the Department of American Civilization at Brown University. Now in its sixth edition, Natives and Strangers: A History of Ethnic Americans addresses these and many other vital questions.
Comprehensive and accessible, this unique volume explores various aspects of American minority group : $American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify their ancestral origin or descent as "American", rather than the more common officially recognized racial and ethnic groups that make up the bulk of the American people.
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