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Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel

Aziza Khazzoom.

March 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 360 pages.

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for...

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Changing Inequality

Rebecca M. Blank.

July 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 240 pages.

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of an economic trend that has been reshaping the United States over the past three decades: rapidly rising income inequality. It provides an...

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Reproducing Race

Khiara Bridges.

March 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 306 pages.

This book, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. The book investigates how race—commonly seen as...

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The Nature of Race

Ann Morning.

June 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 328 pages.

What do Americans think “race” means? What determines one's race — appearance, ancestry, genes, or culture? How do education, government, and business influence our views on race? To...

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Dreams and Nightmares

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez.

May 2015; published online January 2016.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 216 pages.

Dreams and Nightmares takes a critical look at the challenges and dilemmas of immigration policy and practice in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform. The...

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Gypsies and Travellers

Edited by Joanna Richardson and A. Ka Tat Tsang.

September 2012; published online May 2013.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 224 pages.

The eviction at Dale Farm in the UK in 2011 brought the conflicting issues relating to Gypsy and Traveller accommodation to the attention of the world's media. However, as the furore...

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Ethnicity, class and aspiration

Tim Butler.

February 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 280 pages.

East London has undergone dramatic changes over the last 30 years, primarily as a result of London's large-scale de-industrialisation and the rise in its financial sector. Large parts of...

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Explaining ethnic differences

Edited by David Mason.

July 2003; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 192 pages.

This book focuses on the changing terrain of ethnic disadvantage in Britain, drawing on up-to-date sources. It goes further than texts that merely describe ethnic inequalities to explore...

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Honky

Dalton Conley.

November 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 243 pages.

This personal memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in a neighborhood of predominantly African American and Latino housing projects on New York's Lower East Side....

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Raised Up Down Yonder

Angela McMillan Howell.

December 2013; published online May 2014.

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 224 pages.

This book attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are “problematic” to explore what their daily lives actually entail. The book focuses on the small community of Hamilton,...

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