A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies
February 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
General Introduction: David Theo Goldberg and John Solomos.
Part I: History.
Part II: Theory.
Part III: Political Economy.
Part IV: Space.
Part V: Culture.
Part VI: Between Borders.
John Solomos is Professor of Sociology at City University, London. He has written widely on issues about race and ethnicity. His recent works include Ethnic and Racial Studies Today (1999) and Racism (1999), both co-edited with Martin Blumer, and Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader (2000), co-edited with Les Back. He is associate editor of the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies.
- Showcases essays by key scholars and researchers from a variety of disciplines and theoretical perspectives.
- Offers an overview of contemporary debates and issues in race and ethnic studies.
- Explores six inter-linked themes: History; Theory; Political Economy; Space; Culture; Between Borders.
Howard Winant, Temple University, and author of The World is a Ghetto
"The companion to racial and ethnic studies is able to bring together data from a wide variety of disciplines and scholars on a pressing and important subject. [...] This critical volume is an excellent reference." American Reference Books Annual 2003
"Overall, this companion adds greatly to the debates on race and ethnicity, past , present and future. It has that rare quality of being written in an accessible manner for students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, while also adding an innovative contribution to academic debate. Such an interdisciplinary volume will appeal to those working in a wide range of areas across the humanities and social sciences in both Europe and the USA." Ethnic and Racial Studies