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Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change (5th edition, Election Update)

by Joseph F. Healey

Healey (sociology, Christopher Newport U., Virginia) updates his textbook for undergraduate students, primarily but not exclusively those majoring in his discipline. He makes few assumptions about knowledge of history or sociological concepts. A unified set of themes and concepts links the multiple perspectives and on issues relating to minority groups in the US. This edition updates statistics, rearranges some of the text, adds and changes some visual elements, and provides a special report on the 2008 election. Chapters include debate questions, print and Web resources, questions for review and study, and an Internet research project. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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