Uneven Roads : an introduction to U.S. racial and ethnic politics (Book, 2015) [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 C Shaw; Louis Desipio; Dianne M Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle C Travis
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE : CQ Press, ©2015.
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Explores when, why, and how race and ethnicity matter in U.S. politics

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd C Shaw; Louis Desipio; Dianne M Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle C Travis
ISBN: 9781604265446 1604265442
OCLC Number: 951252225
Description: 1 v. (XXI-508 p.) : illustrations, cartes, couv. illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTIONChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsPART II: HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONSChapter 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 Amendment 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Conclusion: The Road to Black Politics Up to 1965 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 to 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsPART III: POLICY AND SOCIAL ISSUESChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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? Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Reform in the United States Today Conclusion: A Turning Point for U.S. Immigration Policy Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 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 Discussion Questions Key TermsChapter 13: Beyond Race: Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, 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 Illuminated Individualism as a Response to Uneven Roads Conclusion: Prospects for the Future Discussion Questions Key Terms
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"Uneven Roads is truly excellent. There is no doubt in my mind that this book will impact the field for many years to come. Authors Shaw, DeSipio, Pinderhughes, and Travis are all eminent scholars in Read more...

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