Race relations /
|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.