Assimilation in American Life: The Role of Race, Religion and National Origins

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Oxford University Press, Dec 31, 2010 - Social Science - 288 pages
The first full-scale sociological survey of the assimilation of minorities in America, this classic work presents significant conclusions about the problems of prejudice and discrimination in America and offers positive suggestions for the achievement of a healthy balance among societal, subgroup, and individual needs.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
3
2 The Subsociety and the Subculture
19
3 The Nature of Assimilation
60
Part I Introduction and AngloConformity
84
Part II The Melting Pot
115
Part III Cultural Pluralism
132
7 The Subsociety and the Subculture in America
160
8 Assessment and Implications for Intergroup Relations
233
Index
267
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