Diversity and Society Book

Diversity and Society


  • Author : Joseph F. Healey
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-01-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 787
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506333984

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Adapted from Joseph F. Healey and Eileen O’Brien’s bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, this brief and accessible text presents a unified sociological frame of reference to help students analyze minority-dominant relations in the U.S. Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, Fifth Edition explores the history and contemporary status of racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., including differences between the experiences of minority men and women. In addition, the book includes comparative, cross-national coverage of group relations.

Diversity and Society Book

Diversity and Society


  • Author : Joseph F. Healey
  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 585
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412994330

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Derived in part from Joseph F. Healey’s best-selling text Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, this accessible 10-chapter text teaches concepts and theories through current, engaging topics, such as the Obama election and presidency and the economic recession. An analysis of minority-dominant relations is presented clearly, reinforced through case studies, and enhanced through gender and comparative perspectives. Particular emphasis is given to the history of race and ethnicity in the United States with more coverage than any other brief text.

Diversity and Society Book

Diversity and Society


  • Author : Joseph F. Healey
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 1506389058

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Adapted from the bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class by Joseph F. Healey and Andi Stepnick, Diversity and Society provides a brief overview of inter-group relations in the U.S. In ten succinct chapters, Healey and Stepnick explain concepts and theories about dominant-minority relations; examine historical and contemporary immigration to the U.S.; and narrate the experiences of the largest racial and ethnic minorities. The Sixth Edition of this bestseller explores a variety of experiences within groups, paying particular attention to the intersection of gender with race and ethnicity. While the focus is on minority groups in the U.S., the text also includes comparative, cross-national coverage of group relations in other societies. Updated with the most current trends and patterns in inter-group relations, this text presents empirical data in an accessible format to show you how minorities are inseparable from the larger American experience.

Race  Ethnicity  Gender  and Class Book

Race Ethnicity Gender and Class


  • Author : Joseph F. Healey
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-01-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 1236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506399751

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Known for its clear and engaging writing, the bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class by Joseph F. Healey, Andi Stepnick, and Eileen O’Brien has been thoroughly updated to make it fresher, more relevant, and more accessible to undergraduates. The Eighth Edition retains the same use of sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the U.S. and for examining the variety of experiences within each minority group, particularly differences between those of men and women. This edition also puts greater emphasis on intersectionality, gender, and sexual orientation that will offer students a deeper understanding of diversity. New to this Edition New co-author Andi Stepnick adds fresh perspectives to the book from her teaching and research on race, gender, social movements, and popular culture. New coverage of intersectionality, gender, and sexual orientation offer students a deeper understanding of diversity in the U.S. The text has been thoroughly updated from hundreds of new sources to reflect the latest research, current events, and changes in U.S. society. 80 new and updated graphs, tables, maps, and graphics draw on a wide range of sources, including the U.S. Census, Gallup, and Pew. 35 new internet activities provide opportunities for students to apply concepts by exploring oral history archives, art exhibits, video clips, and other online sites.

Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society  Technologies and Concepts Book
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Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society Technologies and Concepts


  • Author : Scott, Chaunda L.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-06-30
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 650
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466618138

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"This book highlights innovative research, theoretical frameworks, and perspectives that are currently being used to guide the practice of leveraging diversity in multiple organizational settings"--Provided by publisher.

Diversity and Its Discontents Book

Diversity and Its Discontents


  • Author : Neil J. Smelser
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691228334

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Never before has the legitimacy of a dominant American culture been so hotly contested as over the past two decades. Familiar terms such as culture wars, multiculturalism, moral majority, and family values all suggest a society fragmented by the issue of cultural diversity. So does any social solidarity exist among Americans? In Diversity and Its Discontents, a group of leading sociologists, political theorists, and social historians seek to answer this question empirically by exploring ideological differences, theoretical disputes, social processes, and institutional change. Together they present a broad yet penetrating look at American life in which cultural conflict has always played a part. Many of the findings reveal that this conflict is no more or less rampant now than in the past, and that the terms of social solidarity in the United States have changed as the society itself has changed. The volume begins with reflections on the sources of the current "culture wars" and goes on to show a number of parallel situations throughout American history--some more profound than today's conflicts. The contributors identify political vicissitudes and social changes in the late twentieth century that have formed the backdrop to the "wars," including changes in immigration, marriage, family structure, urban and residential life, and expression of sexuality. Points of agreement are revealed between the left and the right in their diagnoses of American culture and society, but the essays also show how the claims of both sides have been overdrawn and polarized. The volume concludes that above all, the antagonists of the culture wars have failed to appreciate the powerful cohesive forces in Americans' outlooks and institutions, forces that have, in fact, institutionalized many of the "radical" changes proposed in the 1960s. Diversity and Its Discontents brings sound empirical evidence, theoretical sophistication, and tempered judgment to a cultural episode in American histor

Diversity in Society and Schools  First Edition  Book

Diversity in Society and Schools First Edition


  • Author : Howard Smith
  • Publisher : Cognella Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1516535383

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Diversity in Society and Schools is a curated anthology of original and third-party pieces that address aspects of culture. These scholarly works, both empirical and narrative, address the multiple ways in which culture is experienced - through affect, behavior, and cognition. Educators who problematize social issues to create equitable and socially just schools will find these readings enlightening and informative. The academic success of learners from diverse groups is supported by teachers who are willing to disavow pernicious, fossilized attitudes and embrace critical perspectives throughout their instruction. In this volume, educators will find a compendium of ideas to enhance asset-based learning opportunities for instruction that is multicultural and affirming. While not exhaustive, the twelve major sections in this volume provide an understanding of the experiences and perspectives of different cultural communities. It is anticipated that this information will increase teacher awareness and understanding so that classrooms are more equitable and culturally sustaining. Through acquired knowledge about cultures, individuals may experience a paradigm shift from tolerance to appreciation of diversity. Such a positive change yields an educational experience that is culturally efficacious and inclusive. This collection helps unpack and deconstruct ideas about this nation's cultural mosaic. At the same time, the readings attempt to clarify issues that are misconstrued, ignored, or disparaged. The anthology strives to broaden the understanding of cultural diversity beyond surface culture. More than a cornucopia of lyrics, dance steps, and celebration dates on a calendar, the selected articles from authoritative sources, explore issues of culture and social justice within the educational domains. As in society, there are students from marginalized communities that are vilified in our schools and classrooms. Educators may witness, unwittingly support, or unintentional

New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society Book

New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society


  • Author : Jenny Björklund
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443892377

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In the new millennium, categories of identity have become particularly destabilized with the emergence of a new generation of people in the Nordic region who demand more dynamic and fluid identities. New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society reinvestigates the tired concept of “diversity” to make room for dynamic new realities, as well as the ample new questions to which they give rise. This volume assumes diversity to be a fundamental feature of Nordic modernity. Given that the Nordic countries consistently rank among the world’s wealthiest, most educated, and most egalitarian, these case studies provide important counter-narratives to prevailing local and global discourses of Nordic-ness. The contributors not only interrogate historical categories of diversity in a Nordic context, including gender, sex, class, ethnicity, and race; they also show how these categories intersect. They examine new forms of, and platforms for, diverse ideas and creative expression, including fluid masculinities, digital cultures, new media, and fashion. They question the terms on which the Nordic region’s indigenous peoples, the Sámi and the Greenlandic Inuit, as well as stateless people such as the Kurds, are brought into Nordic discussions of diversity, citizenship, and agency, and analyze the implications of particular neo-nationalist and patriarchal discourses that have emerged since the turn of the century. The book draws from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and interdisciplinary fields, and will spark productive and critical conversations among all with an interest in the national and regional cultures, subcultures, and social dynamics that inform modern life in the Nordic region.

Our Society Book

Our Society


  • Author : Paul Ubaldo Angelini
  • Publisher : Scarborough, Ont. : Thomson Nelson
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Canada
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 0176223169

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Celebrating Diversity Book

Celebrating Diversity


  • Author : Carlton Munson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317790495

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Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations. In Celebrating Diversity, author Benyamin Chetkow-Yanoov asserts that the increasing religious-ethnic-linguistic pluralisms of the twentieth century requires that we cease lumping people different from ourselves into an “other” category. He identifies classical elements of a coexistence model and suggests various strategies and tactics for implementing coexistence in modern societies. Among the many insights you will find are: the definition of coexistence an analysis of past patterns of majority-minority group relations, such as segregation, tolerance, and integration models of majority-minority relations, participation, and coexistence appropriate for the twenty-first century illustrations of the coexistence model through examples of places where it is flourishing action steps for leaders and citizens to put the idea of coexistence into practice a range of research findings that help us determine what is effective in promoting coexistence In the pages of Celebrating Diversity, you can learn social skills for preventing conflict escalation, for finding areas of common interest, and for working cooperatively. As more of us become informed about alternatives to violence, hopefully we can find ways to bring peace to areas of unrest, such as Algeria, Ireland, Israel, Nigeria, Rwanda, Serbia, or the former Soviet Union.

Multireligious Society Book

Multireligious Society


  • Author : Francisco Colom Gonzalez
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315407579

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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part I Reframing the narratives of secularism -- 1 Secularization and beyond -- 2 Norms, stories, and ideologies: What we talk about when we talk about political secularism -- Part II The governance of religion: General perspectives and case studies -- 3 European principles and Canadian practices: Developing secular contexts for religious diversity -- 4 Political instability and the persistence of religion in Greece: The policy implications of the cultural defence paradigm -- 5 Political Catholicism and the secular state: A Spanish predicament -- 6 Religious governance in the Netherlands: Associative freedoms and non-discrimination after pillarization. The example of faith-based schools -- 7 From law to narratives: Unveiling contemporary French secularism -- Part III A changing institutional framework -- 8 Choice or identity? Dilemmas of protecting religious freedom in Canada -- 9 Dilemmas of institutionalisation and political participation of organised religions in Europe: Associational governance as a promising alternative -- Part IV Accommodation practices -- 10 Islamophobia in Canada? Women's rights, modernity, secularism -- 11 Translocal, faith-based dispute management: Moroccan-Canadian struggles with normative plurality -- 12 Multi-belief/Multi-faith spaces: Theoretical proposals for a neutral and operational design -- 13 The accommodation of religious diversity in prisons and hospitals in Spain -- 14 The legal self-regulation of religious groups: Tackling the normative and practical challenges of legal pluralism -- Contributors -- Index

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves Book

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves


  • Author : Maureen G. Reed
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429767913

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UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme, BRs share a set of common objectives, to support and demonstrate a balance between biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and research. The world’s 701 BRs form an international, intergovernmental network to support the aims of sustainability science, but this purpose has not always been widely understood. In three distinct sections, the book starts by outlining the origins of BRs and the MAB Programme, showing how they contribute to advancing sustainable development. The second section documents the evolution of BRs around the world, including case studies from each of the five UNESCO world regions. Each case study demonstrates how conservation, sustainable development and the role of scientific research have been interpreted locally. The book concludes by discussing thematic lessons to help understand the challenges and opportunities associated with sustainability science, providing a unique platform from which lessons can be learned. This includes how concepts become actions on the ground and how ideas can be taken up across sites at differing scales. This book will be of great interest to professionals engaged in conservation and sustainable development, NGOs, policy-makers and advanced students in environmental management, ecology, sustainability science, environmental anthropology and geography.

Understanding Diversity Book

Understanding Diversity


  • Author : Claire M. Renzetti
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2014-01-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 0205182771

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Helps Students Relate Concepts of Diversity to their own Lives Understanding Diversity, 1/e by Claire M. Renzetti and Raquel M. Kennedy-Bergen is composed of original contributions written by both well-known sociologists as well as newer voices whose cutting edge work is likely to significantly impact the field. Readers will find it easy to relate to this title, as every topic has been chosen based on its relevancy to college students. Students will emerge with an understanding of how the intersecting inequalities of race, gender, social class, sexuality, age, immigration status, and geographic location influence how various problems are socially and politically framed, and how they are differentially experienced.

Youth in Superdiverse Societies Book

Youth in Superdiverse Societies


  • Author : Peter F. Titzmann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000712018

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Youth in Superdiverse Societies brings together theoretical, methodological and international approaches to the study of globalization, diversity, and acculturation in adolescence. It examines vital issues including migration, integration, cultural identities, ethnic minorities, and the interplay of ethnic and cultural diversity with experiences of growing up as an adolescent. This important volume focuses on understanding the experiences and consequences of multicultural societies and offers valuable new insights in the field of intergroup relations and the complexity of growingly heterogeneous societies. The book comprises four sections. The first includes fresh theoretical perspectives for studying youth development in multicultural societies, exploring topics such as superdiversity, globalization, bicultural identity development, polyculturalism, the interplay of acculturation and development, as well as developmental-ecological approaches. The second section highlights innovative methods in studying multicultural societies. It contains innovative dynamic concepts (e.g., experience-based sampling), methods for studying the nested structure of acculturative contexts, and suggestions for cross-comparative research to differentiate universal and context-specific processes. The third section examines social relations and social networks in diverse societies and features developmentally crucial contexts (e.g., family, peers, schools) and contributions on interethnic interactions in real-life contexts. The final section presents applications in natural settings and includes contributions on participatory action research and teachers dealings' with ethnic diversity. Each chapter provides a thorough overview of current research trends and findings, followed by detailed recommendations for future research, suggesting how the approaches can be cited, applied and improved. Youth in Superdiverse Societies is valuable reading for students studying adolescent acculturation an

Development and Social Diversity Book

Development and Social Diversity


  • Author : Mary B. Anderson
  • Publisher : Oxfam Publications
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 109
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105020166026

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Explores people's varied expectations of development.