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Title Racism in America / William Dudley, book editor ; Charles Cozic, assistant editor.

Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c1991.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  305.8 R115am 1991    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Race relations are worsening / Lynne Duke -- Race relations are improving / Burns W. Roper -- White's racist attitudes are a serious problem / Jim Wallis -- Minorities' racist attitudes are a serious problem / Mark Mathabane & Clarence Page -- Racism is a serious problem for Asian Americans / Thea Lee -- Racism is a serious problem for American Indians / Carol Hampton -- Racism in higher education is a serious problem / Joe Wiener -- Racism in higher education is exaggerated / Edward Alexander -- Racism is responsible for black poverty / David H. Swinton -- Role of racism in black poverty is exaggerated / William Raspberry -- Rising black middle class proves racism is in decline / J. A. Parker -- Rising black middle class does not prove racism is in decline / Richard Lacayo -- Racism causes Hispanic poverty / Rafael Valdivieso & Cary Davis -- Hispanic poverty is not caused by racism / Linda Chavez -- Affirmative action benefits minorities / Benjamin L. Hooks -- Affirmative action hurts minorities / Shelby Steele -- Affirmative action should be strengthened / Stanley H. Masters -- Affirmative action should be abandoned / Stephan Yates -- Poor blacks should receive special treatment / Stephan Steinberg -- Poor blacks should not receive special treatment / William Julius Wilson -- Blacks should emphasize their ethnicity / Manning Marable -- Blacks should not emphasize their ethnicity / Joe Klein -- Schools should emphasize ethnicity / Gerald J. Pine & Asa G. Hilliard III -- Emphasizing ethnicity encourages racism / Diane Ravitch -- Allowing white families to adopt black children harms ethnic identity / Timothy Johnson -- Allowing white families to adopt black children does not harm ethnic identity / Rita J. Simon & Howard Altstein -- Aggressive confrontational techniques can stop racism / Vern E. Smith -- Fostering mutual understanding can stop racism / Erin A. Oliver & Dvora Slavin -- Reducing economic inequality can stop racism / Len M. Nichols -- Changing individuals' attitudes can stop racism / Roy Masters -- Restoring America's communities can stop racism / Wendell Berry -- Rules restricting racist speech can stop racism / John T. Shapiro -- Rules restricting racist speech will not stop racism / Ira Glasser.
Summary Presents opposing viewpoints on racism in America and how serious this problem is.
Subject Racism.
Race relations.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Dudley, William, 1964-
Cozic, Charles P., 1957-
ISBN 0899081576 (pbk.) : $8.95
0899081827 (lib. bdg.) : $15.95

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