Getting real about race Stephanie M. McClure, Cherise A. Harris.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: McClure, Stephanie M. (Editor), Harris, Cherise A. 1976- (Editor)
Resource Type: Book
Published: Los Angeles SAGE [2018]
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • I. LAYING THE FOUNDATION. "But My Mother Says It's Rude to Talk About Race!" : How and Why We Need to Discuss Race in the United States / Cherise A. Harris and Stephanie M. McClure
  • "What Is Racism Anyway?" : Understanding the Basics of Racism and Prejudice / Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • "Blacks Are Naturally Good Athletes" : The Myth of a Biological Basis for Race / Daniel Buffington
  • "Native American/Indian, Asian/Oriental, Latino/Hispanic... Who Cares?" : Language and the Power of Self-Definition / Bradley Koch
  • "Is Discrimination Against Muslims Really Racism?" : The Racial Formation of Islamophobia / Steve Garner and Saher Selod
  • II. DEBUNKING INDIVIDUAL ATTITUDES. "If People Stopped Talking About Race, It Wouldn't Be a Problem Anymore" : Silencing the Myth of a Color-Blind Society / Ted Thornhill
  • "Obama Says Blacks Should Just Work Harder, Isn't That Right?" : The Myth of Meritocracy / Paula Ioanide
  • "If Only He Hadn't Worn the Hoodie..." : Race, Selective Perception, and Stereotype Maintenance / Rashawn Ray
  • "My Family Had to Learn English When They Came, So Why Is Everything in Spanish for Them" : Race and the Spanish Language in the United States / Jennifer Domino Rudolph
  • "Asians Are Doing Great, So That Proves Race Really Doesn't Matter Anymore" : The Model Minority Myth and the Sociological Reality / Min Zhou
  • "But Muslims Aren't Like Us!" : Deconstructing Myths About Muslims in America / Jen'nan Ghazal Read
  • "But It's Honoring! It's Tradition!" : The Persistence of Racialized Indian Mascots and Confederate Culture in Sports / Dana M. Williams
  • III. INSTITUTIONS, POLICIES, AND LEGACIES OF OPPRESSION. FAMILY. "But What About the Children?": Understanding Contemporary Attitudes Toward Interracial Dating / Nikki Khanna
  • "Blacks Don't Value Marriage as Much as Other Groups" : Examining Structural Inequalities in Black Marriage Patterns / Dawne M. Mouzon
  • EDUCATION. "Well, Some Cultures Value Education More" : Considering the role of Culture Versus Structure in Educational Attainment / Hersheda Patel, Emily Meanwell, and Stephanie M. McClure
  • "They Don't Want to Be Integrated, They Even Have Their Own Greek Organizations" : History, Institutional Context, and Self-Segregation" / Stephanie M. McClure
  • "I Had a Friend Who Had Worse Scores Than Me and He Got Into a Better College" : The Legal and Social Realities of the College Admissions Process / OiYan Poon
  • POLITICS, SOCIAL POLICY, AND THE STATE. "We Need to Take Care of 'Real Americans' First" : Historical and Contemporary Definitions of Citizenship / Kara Cebulko
  • "If Black People Aren't Criminals, Then Why Are So Many of Them in Prison?" : Confronting Racial Biases in Perceptions of Crime and Criminals / Sara Buck Doude
  • "If Only They Would Make Better Choices" : Understanding Ethnoracial Disparities in Health Outcomes / Dawne M. Mouzon
  • "Now All the Good Jobs Go to Them!" : Affirmative Action in the Labor Market / Wendy Leo Moore
  • IV. RACE IN EVERYDAY INTERACTIONS. "Why Do They Get to Use the N-Word But I Can't?" : Privilege, Power, and the Politics of Language / Geoff Harkness
  • "It's Appreciation Not Appropriation! I Don't Know Why You're Offended!" : Understanding Exploitation and Cultural Appropriation / Brittney Dennis
  • "I'm Not Racist. Some of My Best Friends Are..." : The Shift From Being a "Friend" to Becoming an Ally / Cherise A. Harris.