Minority Group Tensions: Issues of Race...
PART I: CHAPTER OUTLINE
I. Minority Group Problems in the World
A. Colonization and Its Effects
II. Dynamics of Racial and Ethnic Tensions
A. Minority Groups
III. Contemporary Cleavages
B. Nature of Prejudice and Discrimination
C. Patterns of Minority-Majority Interaction
A. Territorial Ethnic Conflicts
IV. Minority Group Issues in the United States
B. Language as a Focus of Antagonism
C. Religion as a Cause of Strain
D. Race as a Source of Hostility
E. International Pressures on Racial and Ethnic Hostility
F. International Efforts to Cool Tensions
V. Immigration to the United States
A. History of U.S. Immigration
VI. Racial and Ethnic Composition of the United States
B. The New Immigrants
A. White Ethnics
VII. Assessing the Situation
B. Native Americans
C. African Americans
D. Asian Americans
F. Techniques to Reduce Tensions
A. Race and Ethnic Problems as Human Rights Issues
PART II: LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Be able to describe the dynamics of scientific racism.
- Be able to identify the ideologies that supported slavery and colonialism.
- Be able to define and give examples of the six patterns of majority-minority interactions.
- Be able to contrast the "melting pot" view of relationships between groups with that of the "salad bowl."
- Be able to cite the reasons for the success of the civil rights movement.
- Be able to describe the backlash against immigrants.
- Be able to describe recent international trends in dealing with refugees.
- Be able to explain racial and ethnic conflict from a power-conflict perspective.