America's Race Problem: A Practical Guide to Understanding Race in America

America's Race Problem: A Practical Guide to Understanding Race in America

By: Paul R. Lehman (author)Paperback

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In this book, Lehman examines America's race problem with the understanding that America usually addresses race with the assumption that all things regarding race are presently correct and accurate. In so doing, America fails to confront the real problem of race. After discussing various aspects of race and its manifestations using both academic and secular references, the book presents a challenge to America to recognize its race problem by examining its present-day perceptions, language, and behavior. Some of the topics discussed include color, normalcy, racial priority, and slavery's legacy. The chapter 'The Race Box' will engage the reader in a discussion that can have a major impact on the way race is viewed by individuals in American society.

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About Author

Paul R. Lehman, Ph.D. is a former television news reporter/weekend anchorman for a CBS affiliate, former graduate school dean, and professor emeritus at the University of Central Oklahoma.


Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgements Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Race Chapter 6 Color Chapter 7 Normalcy Chapter 8 The Word "Race" Chapter 9 Totem Pole Chapter 10 America's Slavery Legacy Chapter 11 Divided Nation Chapter 12 Challenges Chapter 13 Perceptions Chapter 14 Language Chapter 15 Behavior Chapter 16 The Race Box Chapter 17 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780761845720
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 100
  • ID: 9780761845720
  • weight: 172
  • ISBN10: 0761845720

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