Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
Explores how the social constructions of race and ethnicity shape U.S. society and examines structural inequalities and majority-minority group relations. Emphasizes explanations of forms of racism, ethnic and racial prejudice and discrimination; historical background; and forms of cultural resistance and common experiences of African Americans, Indian Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and other marginalized racial and ethnic groups. Considers employment, housing, political, legal, educational, and familial and health consequences of unequal power. Discusses current policy debates and proposed solutions to inequalities.