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Title Racism in the 21st century : an empirical analysis of skin color / Ronald E. Hall, editor
Published New York : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 260 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents Demystifying skin color and "race" / Keith C. Cheng -- Manifestations of racism in the 21st century / Ronald E. Hall -- Skin color bias in the workplace : the media's role and implications toward preference / Matthew S. Harrison, Wendy Reynolds-Dobbs, and Kecia M. Thomas -- The cost of color : what we pay for being Black and brown / Margaret Hunter -- Skin color, immigrant wages, and discrimination / Joni Hersch -- Racial characteristics and female facial attractiveness perception among United States university students / Nicole E. Belletti and T. Joel Wade -- Lifetime prevalence and quality of interracial interactions on color consciousness among white young adults / Alfiee M. Breland-Noble [and others] -- Skin color biases : attractiveness and halo effects in the evaluation of African Americans / T. Joel Wade -- The Latin Americanization of racial stratification in the U.S. / Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and David R. Dietrich -- Skin color and Latinos with disabilities : expanding what we know about colorism in the United States / Keith B. Wilson and Julissa Senices -- Brown outs : the role of skin color and Latinas / Christina Gomez -- "There is no racism here" : understanding Latinos' perceptions of color discrimination through sending-receiving society comparison / Wendy D. Roth -- Conclusion / Ronald E. Hall
Summary In the post-Civil Rights era, there is a temptation to assume that racism is no longer the pressing social concern in the United States that it once was. The contributors show that racism has not fallen from the forefront of American society, but is manifest in a different way. According to the authors in this volume, in 21st century, skin color has come to replace race as an important cause of discrimination. This is evidenced in the increasing usage of the term a oepeople of colora to encompass people of a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds. The editor has compiled a diverse group of c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Racism -- History -- 21st century.
Race discrimination -- History -- 21st century.
Human skin color -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Ronald E.
ISBN 0387790977
Other Titles Racism in the twenty-first century
Empirical analysis of skin color