Collects together 27 of the most important classic and contemporary readings on race and ethnicity.
- The contributors provide an international focus, and are all recognized leaders in their field.
- Includes an analytical preface by the editors.
- Provides coverage of current trends, theoretical perspectives, and policy issues.
- Topics include ethnic conflict, migration, citizenship, identity, genocide, transnationalism, and ethnic justice.
Introduction: Race Against Time: The Ethnic Divide in the Twentieth Century: John Stone and Rutledge Dennis.
Part I: Setting the Agenda: Du Bois, Weber and Park:.
Introduction to Part I.
1 W.E.B. Du Bois and Double Consciousness: Rutledge Dennis.
2 Max Weber on Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism: John Stone.
3 R.E. Park's Approach to Race and Ethnic Relations: Barbara Ballis Lal.
Part II: Emerging Theoretical Perspectives:.
Introduction to Part II.
4 Rethinking Ethnicity: Identity, Categorization and Power: Richard Jenkins.
5 Culture and Ethnic Conflict in the New World Disorder: Kevin Avruch.
6 Postindustrialism, Postmodernism and Ethnic Conflict: Anthony H. Richmond.
Part III: The Diversity of Ethnic Patterns:.
Introduction to Part III.
7 Skin Color, Race and Racism in Nicaragua: Roger Lancaster.
8 The Verzuiling Puzzle: Understanding Dutch Intergroup Relations: Thomas F. Pettigrew and Roel W. Meertens.
9 The Discourse of Race in Modern China: Frank Dikötter.
Part IV: Conflicting Ethnonational Claims:.
Introduction to Part IV.
10 Beyond Reason: The Nature of the Ethnonational Bond: Walker Connor.
11 Nationalism and Modernity: Anthony D. Smith.
12 Northern Ireland and the Liabilities of Liberalism: John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary.
Part V: Violence, Genocide and War:.
Introduction to Part V.
13 Rioting Across Continental Divides: Beth Roy.
14 Burundi: Ethnic Conflict and Genocide: Rene Lemarchand.
15 The Creation and Dissolution of the Multi-national State: The Case of Yugoslavia: Dusko Sekulic.
Part VI: Migration in a Transnational World:.
Introduction to Part VI.
16 Assimilation and its Discontents: Ruben G. Rumbaut.
17 Transnational Communities: Peggy Levitt.
18 Blood, Sweat and Mahjong: Ellen Oxfeld.
Part VII: Boundaries, Citizenship and Identity:.
Introduction to Part VII.
19 Toward a Postnational Model of Membership: Yasemin Soysal.
20 The Transformation of Miami: Alejandro Portes and Alex Stepick.
21 Russia and the Russian Diasporas: Igor Zevelev.
Part VIII: The Policy Debate: Levelling the Playing Field:.
Introduction to Part VIII.
22 The Shape of the River: William G. Bowen and Derek Bok.
23 Ethnic Economies and Affirmative Action: Daniel J. Monti.
24 Multicultural Citizenship in Germany: Christian Joppke.
Part IX: Toward Ethnic and Racial Justice?.
Introduction to Part IX.
25 The Politics of Recognition: Charles Taylor.
26 Reconciliation without Justice: Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley.
27 The International Defence of Racial Equality: Michael Banton.