Racial and Ethnic Groups (13th Edition)Author:
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Pub Date: 2011
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It was very accurate with historical data and facts about each groups cultural differences.read more
I would definitely have to say that the background on the Asian culture and how the United states affected their coming to America. This was most interesting to me because I knew little about our history with the Asian culture and even less about their way of life in their country and how they practice the same beliefs while trying to learn and cope within our culture.
That key terms were highlighted in the text and then a glossary was provided at end of chapter.read more
This book explained recent events and was note dated in what information it gave. This helped me have a better understanding of what it was explaining.
The side notes in the margins, How the book labeled each different group or subject that was going to be covered within that chapter. the illustrations were also helpful.read more
Racial and ethnic groups and the differences between each one. I thought the good did a good job at covering the subject. I understood the chapters and they were helpful in studying for test and doing the assignments. the book also was good at covering the issues each group has to go through because they are in that particular group.
The individual articles about different racial and ethnic groups that gave more insight to their history and how society views them.read more
A section after each chapter to test you on your knowledge of the chapter in order to better prepare students for upcoming tests and homework assignments.
I did not find the part of about Cesar Chavez very helpful. I feel it didn't add any additional information that had not already been provided. Their was no unique point of view.read more
The different terminology that I learned was very helpful. I had heard some of the words before, but never understood the meaning's behind them. This book gives an easy definition behind those words that can be understood easily.
It was very simple and easy to understand. But at the same time detailed.read more
I learned how to identify prejudice where I didn't think to look? It opened my eyes to many different racial issues.
This book was a wonderful read! I obtained a lot of knowledge that I can use in my career field. I recommend anyone who is looking to go into social work, work with diverse groups of people or those who want to learn more about people to read this book.read more
The most useful thing I learned is that prejudging people based on preconceived ideas is immature and silly.
It was a class that involved a lot of writing and the teacher was very vocal and you could tell she knew what she was talking about. The textbook was very easy to understand and it was used a lot in class. The teacher was very interactive with her students and I learned a lot in that class. It was my first time taking a sociology class and I really enjoyed it. It was a nice and very interesting class. I all so found the text book to have a lot of cool facts.read more
The glossary wasn't that great when I was looking for words, but other than that the book was very helpful and wasn't difficult to understand at all. I do wish the glossary had more words.
I was slightly confused how they split asians into two chapters with little explanationread more
I learned a lot about racial and ethnic groups in American culture
Race, equality, and different groups of people and how they are segregated and stereotyped. This book is very informative and interesting! Lots of research and charts included in the text.read more
The charts, they provide concrete evidence of what is being talked about.
All of my homework and most of the research I did to write my paper were pulled directly from this book. It breaks concepts down into simple terms and shows their relationships well.read more
Sometimes it gets a little too technical and some of the examples are a bit confusing. Clearing up the wordiness would be helpful.
Nothing the book helped greatly as it was written clearly and helpful for all different Ethnicitiesread more
This book was very resourceful and helped me throught the class. I loved that it had a website you could go to to see the book as well and review certain sections.
Pub Date: 2011