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ERIC Number: ED358178
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 396
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-4102-1
Racially Mixed People in America.
Root, Maria P. P., Ed.
This book offers a comprehensive look at the social and psychological adjustment of multiracial people, models for identity development, contemporary immigration and marriage patterns, and methodological issues involved in conducting research with mixed-race people, all in the context of America's multiracial past and present. The following 26 papers are included: (1)"Within, Between, and Beyond Race" (M. Root); (2) "The Illogic of American Racial Categories" (P. Spickard); (3) "The Human Ecology of Multiracial Identity" (R. Miller); (4) "Developmental Pathways: Toward an Ecological Theoretical Formulation of Race Identity in Black-White Biracial Children" (D. Johnson); (5) "Mixed-Heritage Individuals: Ethnic Identity and Trait Characteristics" (C. Stephan); (6) "The Quiet Immigration: Foreign Spouses of U.S. Citizens, 1945-1985" (M. Thornton); (7) "Beauty and the Beast: On Racial Ambiguity" (C. Bradshaw); (8) "Passers and Pluralists: Subverting the Racial Divide" (G. Daniel); (9) "Blood Quantum: Native American Mixed Bloods" (T. Wilson); (10) "La Raza and the Melting Pot: A Comparative Look at Multiethnicity" (C. Fernandez); (11) "From Dust to Gold: The Vietnamese Amerasian Experience" (K. Valverde); (12) "An Invisible Monster: The Creation and Denial of Mixed-Race People in America" (C. Nakashima); (13) "Back to the Drawing Board: Methodological Issues in Research on Multiracial People" (M. Root); (14) "Identity Development in Biracial Children" (J. Jacobs); (15) "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Social Adjustment of Biracial Children" (A. Cauce and others); (16) "Negotiating Ethnic Identity: Issues for Black-White Biracial Adolescents" (J. Gibbs and A. Hines); (17) "Offspring of Cross-Race and Cross-Ethnic Marriages in Hawaii" (R. Johnson); (18) "Please Choose One: Ethnic Identity Choices for Biracial Individuals" (C. Hall); (19) "Interracial Japanese Americans: The Best of Both Worlds or the End of the Japanese American Community?" (A. Mass); (20) "Prism Lives: Identity of Binational Amerasians" (T. Williams); (21) "The Developmental Process of Asserting a Biracial, Bicultural Identity" (G. Kich); (22) "Is Multiracial Status Unique? The Personal and Social Experience" (M. Thornton); (23) "Coloring Outside the Lines" (C. Hall); (24) "Multicultural Identity and the Death of Stereotypes" (P. Nash); (25) "Beyond Black and White: The New Multiracial Consciousness" (G. Daniel); and (26) "From Shortcuts to Solutions" (M. Root). Contains over 450 references. (JB)
SAGE Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-4102-1, $19.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-4101-3).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A