Introduction: Multicultural Societies and Globalization.
1. Ethnic Theory in a Global Age.
2. The United States as a Melting Pot: Myth and Reality.
3. Canada and Australia: Ethnic Mosaics and State-Sponsored Multiculturalism.
4. John Bull's Island: Britain in a Post-Colonial World.
5. Germany, France, and Shifting Conceptions of Citizenship.
6. Multicultural Prospects and Twenty-first Century Realities.
"Kivisto provides a concise and useful theoretical discussion of ethnic theories." E. Hu-DeHart, Brown University
- Explores the concepts and debates surrounding the complex modern phenomenon of multiculturalism, and its varied effects on the advanced industrial nations of the world.
- Unique – views citizenship as the most important vehicle for enhancing multiculturalism and transnationalism.
- Wide-ranging – includes in-depth coverage of the U.S., Canada, Australia, Britain, Germany, and France, as well as additional discussion of Japan and Spain.
- Accessible – written in a clear and concise style for students of sociology and general readers.