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Strangers To These Shores Books A La Carte Edition

Author : Vincent N. Parrillo
ISBN : 0205995128
Genre : Social Science
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Examines U.S. racial and ethnic relations from a socio-historical perspective Strangers to These Shores, 11/e, offers a conceptual and theoretical overview of one of the most interesting and dynamic fields of study - race and ethnic relations. Racial issues are examined through different sociological perspectives, giving students a basis for examining the experiences of different minority groups. Readers will not only see how racial and ethnic groups came to be, but also how they are changing and how they will continue to change in the future. MySocLab is an integral part of the Parrillo program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students examine the experiences of different minority groups with Core Concepts Video Series, explore real-world sociology through the new Social Explorer, and develop critical thinking skills through writing. This title is available in a variety of formats and prices - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class -- all at a fraction of the bound book price.
Category: Social Science

Psychology Of Prejudice And Discrimination

Author : Mary E. Kite
ISBN : 9781317227229
Genre : Psychology
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The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination provides a comprehensive and compelling overview of what psychological theory and research have to say about the nature, causes, and reduction of prejudice and discrimination. It balances a detailed discussion of theories and selected research with applied examples that ensure the material is relevant to students. Newly revised and updated, this edition addresses several interlocking themes, such as research methods, the development of prejudice in children, the relationship between prejudice and discrimination, and discrimination in the workplace, which are developed in greater detail than in other textbooks. The first theme introduced is the nature of prejudice and discrimination, which is followed by a discussion of research methods. Next comes the psychological underpinnings of prejudice: the nature of stereotypes, the conditions under which stereotypes influence responses to other people, contemporary theories of prejudice, and how values and belief systems are related to prejudice. Explored next are the development of prejudice in children and the social context of prejudice. The theme of discrimination is developed via discussions of the nature of discrimination, the experience of discrimination, and specific forms of discrimination, including gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, and appearance. The concluding theme is the reduction of prejudice. An ideal core text for junior and senior college students who have had a course in introductory psychology, it is written in a style that is accessible to students in other fields including education, social work, business, communication studies, ethnic studies, and other disciplines. In addition to courses on prejudice and discrimination, this book is also adapted for courses that cover topics in racism and diversity. For additional resources, consult the website, which focuses on pedagogical materials that can be used to address both cultural awareness and self-awareness of prejudice and to increase students’ multicultural competence. Specifically, the site includes: Original teaching activities (ready to use with minimal preparation, including discussion questions) An annotated list of podcasts (categorized by topic) An annotated list of videos (categorized by topic) A set of social justice songs (categorized by topic) Four original public service announcements 16 video diaries about people’s personal experience with prejudice Interviews with 13 social justice activists
Category: Psychology

Society In Focus

Author : William E. Thompson
ISBN : 9781538116234
Genre : Social Science
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Society in Focus: An Introduction to Sociology, Ninth Edition, is intended for the introduction to sociology course taught at the freshman/sophomore level.
Category: Social Science

Middle Eastern Lives In America

Author : Amir B. Marvasti
ISBN : UOM:39015059304629
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 79.34 MB
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Using data from in-depth interviews, this book brings to light the existence of Middle Easterners in America and shows the human complexity of their lives. This work gives special attention to how members of this ethnic group cope with, resist and combat discrimination. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Category: Social Science

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015915916
Genre : American literature
File Size : 81.69 MB
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Includes authors, titles, subjects.
Category: American literature

Hungarian Studies

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ISBN : IND:30000124247416
Genre : Hungary
File Size : 48.15 MB
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Category: Hungary