Joseph F. Healey and Eileen O'Brien's Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, Seventh Edition once again uses sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the United States with consistency and clarity. Through a vivid writing style and engaging pedagogical features, the authors ensure that readers engage with core concepts in a meaningful way. Current Debates, based on the writings of prominent scholars, journalists, and commentators, spark classroom discussion on important issues. First-person accounts, Narrative Portraits, are threaded throughout the text to bring life to a variety of topics.
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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