• Title: Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World (Sociology for a New Century)
  • Author: Stephen E. Cornell Douglas Hartmann
  • ISBN: 9781412941105
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ethnicity and Race Making Identities in a Changing World Sociology for a New Century This book is very well written and clearly organized throughout It is pitched at upper level undergraduate and graduate level race and ethnicity students sum this is an important book highly recomme
    This book is very well written and clearly organized throughout It is pitched at upper level undergraduate and graduate level race and ethnicity students sum, this is an important book, highly recommended to students and faculty alike The authors draw extensively from classic and contemporary sociological theory throughout the text and maintain a transnational focu This book is very well written and clearly organized throughout It is pitched at upper level undergraduate and graduate level race and ethnicity students sum, this is an important book, highly recommended to students and faculty alike The authors draw extensively from classic and contemporary sociological theory throughout the text and maintain a transnational focus in each and every chapter TEACHING SOCIOLOGYEthnicity and Race Making Identities in a Changing World, Second Edition uses examples and extended case studies from all over the world to craft a compelling, even handed account of the power and persistence of ethnicity and race in the contemporary world Known for its conceptual clarity, world historical scope, and fair minded treatment of these oft controversial topics, this updated and expanded edition retains all of the core elements and constructionist insights of the original.

    One Reply to “Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World (Sociology for a New Century)”

    1. I read this book this semester as required by my Ethnicity and Nationalism course. This is a basic look at identities and the construction of those identities, how they're shaped and how it affects not only the group but the society and world around them with the ever-growing presence of globalization.Race and ethnicity are, of course, the focal point. As a social construct (and therefore fake in any biological test), it briefly discussed how certain groups dealt with the change of their identit [...]

    2. This book was part of the essential recommended reading list for the Ethnicity and Race module of a course when I was a student. This review is based on Chapters 1-6 and not on the whole book.The book covers the concepts of race and ethnicity starting of from a historical point of view progressing onto alternating views such as assimilationism and primordialism. The use of case studies from across the world including the US aid understanding and depth to these topics. Inevitably it does progress [...]

    3. It's a 3 for what I got out of it, but I think for those who haven't been exposed to the subject as much, for what it covers it's a 4 or 4.5.

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