This unique collection brings together selections from the work that has defined our understanding of racism. Every significant contribution to the analysis of racism over the past 50 years are comprised in this one book, including extracts from Myrdal's An American Dilemma, Cox's Marxist theory, Carmichael and Hamilton's introduction of the term ‘institutional racism’ and recent textual analyses. Ordered chronologically, so that the reader can work through the narrative of changes coherently, each contribution is introduced by the editors and the whole collection is bound together by introductory and concluding chapters. The result is an unparalleled teaching and study resource. No other book presents the highlights, range and complexity of the various attempts to unravel racism, in such a comprehensive and panoramic way.
Chapter 26: There's More to Racism Than Black and White
There's More to Racism Than Black and White
In this article the author reminds the reader that racial relations and racism in the United States is not simply an issue of black and white. There are other racial and ethnic groups in this society that are not of European descent and have experienced racial and ethnic discrimination. Although this is not a new development in the history of the United States, it has been generally overlooked by scholars and others concerned with race issues. In fact, this country has been racially and ethnically polyglot from its very beginning. Greater attention is being paid to racism and how it impacts groups other than Blacks or African-Americans due, in part, ...