Race and Ethnicity in the United States: Issues and Debates
April 2000, ©2000, Wiley-Blackwell
Note to the Reader.
Section I: Anti-Racist Public Policy in the Post-Civil Rights Era.
Part I: The Eclipse of Anti-Racist Public Policy.
Part II: The National Conversation on Race.
Part III: The Racial Division of Labor.
Part IV: The Race Versus Class Debate.
Part V: The Future of Affirmative Action.
Part VI: Should the Ghetto Be "Dismantled"?.
Part VII: School Desegregation.
Part VIII: Racial Districting.
Section II: The Politics of Diversity.
Part IX: The Meaning of American Nationality.
Part X: The Melting Pot: Myth or Reality?.
Part XI: The Immigration Debate.
Part XII: Multicultural Education.
Part XIII: Language Politics.
Part XIV: Self-Segregation on College Campuses.
Part XV: The Debate Over "Identity Politics".
- Addresses key issues related to race and ethnicity subject to current debate and controversy
- Explores the intersections among the academy, public policy, and popular understandings of race and ethnicity
- Two readings for each issue offer contrasting viewpoints
"America's intergroup scene today is both highly complex and poorly understood. Steinberg has neatly managed to capture much of this complexity with thirty pithy articles from a wide range of authors and perspectives. Timely, pointed, and well-organized, this collection can be strongly recommended." Thomas F. Pettigrew, University of California, Santa Cruz