Race relations /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Miller, Karen, 1973-
Format: Book
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2011]
Series:Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. What is the basis of race?
  • DNA testing can provide clues to race and ethnicity / Karen Goldberg Goff
  • Racial categories are social constructions / John Tehranian
  • Children are naturally aware of racial differences / Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
  • Children are taught to be aware of racial differences / Luigi Castelli, Luciana Carraro, Silva Tomolleri, and Antonella Amari
  • Ch. 2. How does society impact race relations?
  • Interracial romances are not well accepted / Derek A. Kreager
  • Social class differences are less tolerable than racial differences in romance / Christina Thompson
  • Latino immigrants take jobs from African Americans / Cord Jefferson
  • Latino immigrants easily integrate with African Americans in the work force / Jamie Winders
  • Ch. 3. How does government affect race relations?
  • Police use racial profiling in the war on drugs / Jamie Fellner
  • Police do not consciously use racial profiling / Vic Satzewich and William Shaffir
  • Police departments should be multilingual / James Pinkerton and Meg Loucks
  • The government should conduct its business in english only / Beaufort Observer
  • Affirmative action is legalized discrimination / Steven Farron
  • Affirmative action is not legalized discrimination / Asa Gordon
  • Ch. 4. What does the future hold for race relations?
  • Barack Obama will bring black and white Americans together / Keli Goff
  • Barack Obama will not make black and white Americans closer / Jonathan Kaufman
  • Muslims cannot be integrated into western culture / Christopher Caldwell
  • Muslims can develop an American identity / Pew Research Center
  • Members of different races can become more integrated in the future / Richard Alba
  • America's Democratic future in a post-racial age / Rich Benjamin.