Uneven roads : an introduction to U.S. racial and ethnic politics (eBook, 2018) [Alabama State University Library]
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Uneven roads : an introduction to U.S. racial and ethnic politics

Uneven roads : an introduction to U.S. racial and ethnic politics

Author: Todd Cameron Shaw; Louis DeSipio; Dianne M Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle Travis
Publisher: Washington, D.C : CQ Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Cameron Shaw; Louis DeSipio; Dianne M Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle Travis
ISBN: 9781506371740 1506371744
OCLC Number: 1028195877
Notes: Previous edition issued in print: 2015.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I: Introduction; Chapter 1: Introduction: Race as an Uneven Road; Does Race Still Matter?; Defining Race, Ethnicity, and Racism; Racial Classification, Citizenship, and Group Status; The Uneven Road of Race: Our Framework; Conclusion: The Journey Ahead; Part II: Historical Foundations; Chapter 2: Native Americans: The Road from Majority to Minority, 1500s-1970s; Native Communities in North America; Rising Tensions: Native Americans and the New United States, 1776-1830s; U.S. Federal Policy Erodes Indian Rights, 1830s; The Civil War and Its Aftermath: Slaveholding and the Fourteenth; U.S. Federal Policy: Assimilation versus Culture and Sovereignty, 1870s-1950s; Termination of Federal Support of Tribes, 1945-1950s; Civil Rights and Self-Determination, 1960s-1970s; Conclusion: A Continuing Struggle for Equal Rights; Chapter 3: The African American Political Journey, 1500s-1965; Race, Slavery, and the Origins of African Americans, 1500s-1790s; The Early American Republic and Black Political Resistance, 1770s-1865; The Antebellum Black Community and Political Resistance; The Civil War and Its Aftermath, 1860-1877; Black Politics in the Jim Crow Era, 1880-1940; The Second Reconstruction: Postwar and Civil Rights Movement Era, 1950s-1960s; Civil Rights Demonstrations and Mass Protest in the South: The Second Major Protest Cycle, 1960-1964; Conclusion: The Road to Black Politics Up to 1965; Chapter 4: The Road toward Contemporary Latino Politics, 1500s-1970s; The Road's Colonial Beginnings, 1493-1850; Destruction of Mexican American Politics, Late 1800s; The Rebirth of Mexican American Politics, 1900-1960; From Civic Activism to Political Engagement; Differing Paths: Puerto Ricans and Cubans, 1890s-1950s; Civil Rights and Ethnic Nationalism in Latino Communities, 1960s-1970s; Conclusion: Latinos as a Pan-Ethnic Group; Chapter 5: Different and Common Asian American Roads, 1800s-1960s; The Racialization of Asian Americans; European Imperialism and Asian Emigration; Immigration and Economics before the Anti-Asian Zenith, Up to the 1870s; Early Community Formation among Asian Americans; Race, Region, and the Anti-Asian Era, 1870s-1940s; Shifts and Declines in the Anti-Asian Era, 1940s-1960s; Asian American Political Empowerment in the Civil Rights Era; Conclusion: The Uneven Roads of Asian American Opportunity; Chapter 6: Whiteness and the Shifting Roads of Immigrant America, 1780s-1960s; Who Is White? Racial Considerations at the Time of the Founding; Large-Scale Immigration and Overcoming Ethnic Exclusion; White Identity at the Dawn of the Civil Rights Era; The State and White Advantage; Conclusion: Legacies of Racial Hierarchy and the Roots of Contemporary Politics; Part III: Policy and Social Issues; Chapter 7: Voting Rights in American Life; Minority Groups and Voting Rights; The Civil Rights Movement as a Foundation for Voting Expansion; Civil Rights and Voting Rights Legislation after 1965; Redistricting and Minority Representation; The Politics behind the 2006 Early Renewal of the Voting Rights Act; The Long-Term Stability of the Voting Rights Act; Conclusion: The Role of Race in Contemporary Voting Rights; Chapter 8: Group Identity, Ideology, and Activism; Why Group Identity, Ideology, and Activism Matter; Race, Ethnicity, And Public Opinion; Race, Ethnicity, and Political Ideology: The Political Impact of Racialization; Activist Pathways to Empowerment; The Legacy of Grassroots and Civil Rights Activism; Conclusion: Mobilizing for a Changed Future; Chapter 9: Political Behavior and Representation: Minorities' Growing Voice; Why Is the Minority Vote Important?; Minority Civic Engagement: Patterns in Participation; Minority Ideology and Partisanship: Finding a Place in the U.S. Political System; Minority Electoral Participation: Unrealized Potential to Influence Politics; Representation: Electing a Voice for Minority Interests; Conclusion: Have Minorities Overcome Political Exclusion?; Chapter 10: Education and Criminal Justice Policies: Opportunity and Alienation; Race, Ethnicity, and Public Policy; Public Education: Opportunities and Detours; Race, Ethnicity, and Education Policy Outcomes; The Criminal Justice System: Barriers and Roadblocks; Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice Policy Outcomes; Conclusion: Public Policy Destinations; Chapter 11: Immigration Policy: The Road to Settlement and Citizenship; Immigrant Status and Numbers; Immigration Policies before 1965; The 1965 Immigration and Nationality Amendments; U.S. Immigrant Incorporation Policies; Immigration Policy in the 21st Century: Alternative Roads; Minority Communities and Minority Coalitions in the Immigration Reform Debate; Conclusion: A Turning Point for U.S. Immigration Policy; Chapter 12: Diasporic Politics and Foreign Affairs; The Growing Ease of Transnational Activity; The Roots of Contemporary Transnational Engagement: Family and Community Ties; Transnational Activity: Beyond the Immigrant Generation; U.S. Foreign Policy and Minority Communities; Conclusion: The Political Value of Transnational Politics; Chapter 13: Beyond Race: Intersections of Race, Gender, Class, and Sexual Orientation; The Still Uneven Roads of Race, Racism, and Ethnicity; The Uneven Roads of Identity Politics; Intersecting Roads: Race, Gender, Class, and Sexual Orientation; Possible Responses to Uneven Roads; Conclusion: Prospects for the Future.
Responsibility: Todd Shaw, Louis Desipio, Dianne Pinderhughes, Toni-Michelle C. Travis.
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