ERIC Number: ED387559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
The Bubbling Cauldron. Race, Ethnicity, and the Urban Crisis.
Smith, Michael Peter, Ed.; Feagin, Joe R., Ed.
The essays in this collection provide a background for discussions about multiculturalism, cultural politics, and urban crises by illustrating the ways in which race is still a central source of meaning, identity, and power and why it is intensifying as a category, rather than diminishing. Selections include: (1) "Putting 'Race' in Its Place" (Michael Peter Smith and Joe R. Feagin); (2) "Dictatorship, Democracy, and Difference: The Historical Construction of Racial Identity" (Howard Winant); (3) "Who Are the 'Good Guys'? The Social Construction of the Vietnamese 'Other'" (Michael Peter Smith and Bernadette Tarallo); (4) "The Rising Significance of Status in U.S. Race Relations" (Martin Sanchez Jankowski); (5) "African American Entrepreneurship and Racial Discrimination: A Southern Metropolitan Case" (Michael Hodge and Joe R. Feagin); (6) "Black Ghettoization and Social Mobility" (Norman Fainstein); (7) "Historical Footprints: The Legacy of the School Desegregation Pioneers" (Leslie Baham Inniss); (8) "Retreat from Equal Opportunity? The Case of Affirmative Action" (Cedric Herring and Sharon M. Collins); (9) "Demobilization in the New Black Political Regime: Ideological Capitulation and Radical Failure in the Postsegregation Era" (Adolph Reed Jr.); (10) "The Real 'New World Order': The Globalization of Racial and Ethnic Relations in the Late Twentieth Century" (Nestor P. Rodriguez); (11) "The Effects of Transnational Culture, Economy, and Migration on Mixed Identity in Oaxacalifornia" (Michael Kearney); (12) "Models of Immigrant Integration in France and the United States: Signs of Convergence?" (Sophie Body-Gendrot); (13) "When the Melting Pot Boils Over: The Irish, Jews, Blacks, and Koreans of New York" (Roger Waldinger); (14) "Beyond 'Politics by Other Means'? Empowerment Strategies for Los Angeles' Asian Pacific Community" (Harold Brackman and Steven P. Erie); (15) "Political Capital and the Social Reproduction of Inequality in a Mexican Origin Community in Arizona" (Edward Murguia); and (16) "The Continuing Legacy of Discrimination in Southern Communities" (James W. Button). (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Democracy, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Higher Education, Immigrants, Mexican Americans, Multicultural Education, Racial Differences, Racial Discrimination, Racial Identification, School Desegregation, Social Mobility, Urban Schools, Vietnamese People
University of Minnesota Press, 111 Third Avenue South, Suite 290, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2520 (paperback: ISBN-0-8166-2332-5, $19.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8166-2331-7).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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