ERIC Number: ED439188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Problems and Issues of Diversity in the United States.
Naylor, Larry L., Ed.
A number of social problems created by cultural diversity in the United States seem to defy resolution. The essays in this collection address some of these issues and are designed to initiate serious discussions on some of the most serious questions. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction to American Cultural Diversity: Unresolved Questions, Issues, and Problems" (Larry L. Naylor); (2) "American Core Values and Questions of Diversity" (Danny M. Wilcox); (3) "Official and Unofficial Culture: The U.S. Navy" (Clementine K. Fujimura); (4) "The Persistence of Racism in America's Cultural Diversity" (Erma Jean Lawson and Vijayan Pillai); (5) "Discrimination and Prejudice Run Amuck" (Debra A. Harley, Carolyn W. Rollins, and Renee A. Middleton); (6) "Diversity among Black Americans: Part of America's Hidden Diversity" (Tyson Gibbs); (7) "The Evolution of Ethnic (Ethnicity): Integrating Psychological and Social Models" (Kimberly Porter Martin); (8) "Cultural Diversity among Poor People" (Norma Williams); (9) "X, Lies, and Social Signs: Defining Generation X" (Beth Kaminow); and (10) "Culture in Conflict: Rugged Individualism and Educational Opportunity in a Diverse Society" (Patrick James McQuillan). Each chapter contains references, and the book contains a 272-item bibliography. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Social Discrimination, Social Problems
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