Introduction to Ethnic Studies (2nd)

Introduction to Ethnic Studies (2nd)

By: Brian Baker (author), Gregory Mark (author), Julie Lopez Figueroa (author)Paperback

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The National Ethnic Studies Association defines Ethnic Studies as an "inter-disciplinary forum for scholars and activists concerned with the national and international dimensions of ethnicity." Given the politics of the 1960s and 1970s, coupled with the emergence of a vocal and visible population of African American, Asian American, Latino American, and Native American students attending colleges and universities, Ethnic Studies came into existence as an outcome of activism during this time period. As a discipline, Ethnic Studies has consciously cut across traditional academic disciplines as a necessary strategy to highlight the unique experiences of ethnic communities, and to build and strengthen connections with those communities outside of the academic institution. As a result, the voices and ideas of ethnic peoples, scholars, and non-scholars alike, have changed academic institutions and affected the production of knowledge and ideas. "Introduction to Ethnic Studies" is designed to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of Ethnic Studies - the readings are drawn from academic fields in the humanities and social sciences. A few first person narratives are also included, so we can get a sense of how individuals experience their ethnic group status. Overall, the readings in this book are meant to provide students with a foundation in ethnic studies.

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Introduction Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Brian Baker History Introduction Wayne Maeda Ethnicity in American Life: The Historical Perspective John Hope Franklin Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al. 347 U.S. 483 (1954) Brown v. Topeka Board of Education: Fifty Years Later, Otis L. Scott Ethnic Diversity: Its Historical and Constitutional Roots Cruz Reynoso Native Americans and the United States, 1830-2000 Action and Response Steven J Crum The History of Asians in America, Timothy Fong Beyond Internal Colonialism: Class, Gender, and Culture as Challenges to Chicano Identity, Maria E. Montoya Identity Introduction, Robert Munoz, Jr. Race and Ethnicity, Michael Omi and Howard Winant Anatomy of Culture, Alexandre Kimenyi Kill the Indian, Save the Child: Cultural Genocide and the Boarding School Debra K. S. Barker The Ethics of Living Jim Crow: An Autobiographical Sketch Richard Wright Two Brothers: Two Filipino American Perspectives, James Sobredo How White People Became White, James R. Barrett and David Roediger Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black, Gregory Howard Williams Anti-Essentialism and Intersectionality: Tools to Dismantle the Master s House Trina Grillo "Melting Pot" or "Ring of Fire"? Assimilation and the Mexican American Experience, Kevin R. Johnson "Ain't That Love?" Antiracism and Racial Constructions of Motherhood Andrea O'Reilly Is Yellow Black or White?, Gary Y. Okihiro Response and Responsibility Introduction, Eric Vega Facing the Demon Head On: Race and the Prison Industrial Complex Manning Marable Crimes Against Humanity, Ward Churchill Legacies of War: The United States' Obligation Toward Amerasians Robin S. Levi Department of Fair Employment and Housing: Housing Discrimination California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Know Your Rights: What to Do if Questioned by Police, FBI, Customs Agents or Immigration Officers, American Civil Liberties Union Opposing the Infringement on Civil Liberties by Federal Government Sacramento City Council Ella Baker & the Black Freedom Movement, Barbara Ransby Asian Americans and Debates about Affirmative Action L. Ling-Chi Wang The Rebirth of Rainbow Politics in California, Robert Stanley Oden Ethnic Studies Community Collaboration & Activism: Bridging Theory and Practice, James Sobredo, Linda Revilla, and Gregory Yee Mark Race, Class and Gender Introduction, Boatamo Mosupyoe The Intersection of Race, Class and Gender, Boatamo Mosupyoe U.S. Attitudes toward Women of Asian Ancestry: Legislative and Media Perspectives, Liang Tien Policing the Black Woman's Body in an Urban Context, Hazel V. Carby A Mother's Birth, Pauline A. Santos Hard Times, Wilma Mankiller Colonialism and Disempowerment, Devon Mihesuah

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  • publication date: 08/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780757540073
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9780757540073
  • weight: 794
  • ISBN10: 0757540074
  • edition: 2nd

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