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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal

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Why, despite continued efforts to increase understanding and expand opportunities, do black and white Americans still lead separate lives, continually marked by tension and hostility? In his much-lauded classic, newly updated to reflect the changing realities of race in our nation, Andrew Hacker explains the origins and meaning of racism and clarifies the conflicting theories of equality and inferiority. He paints a stark picture of racial inequality in America — focusing on family life, education, income, and employment — and explores the current controversies over politics, crime, and the causes of the gap between the races. Illuminating and oftentimes startling, Two Nations demonstrates how race has defined America's history and will continue to shape its future.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the Author

Andrew Hacker is a professor of political science at Queens College in New York City. He is the author of Mismatch and Money, as well as eight other books, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Time, and Fortune, among other periodicals. Mr. Hacker lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I

1. Dividing American Society

2. Race and Racism: Inferiority or Equality?

3. Being Black in America

4. White Responses: Right and Left, Guilt and Sex

PART II

5. Parents and Children: Do the Races Really Differ?

6. The Racial Income Gap: How Much Is Due to Bias?

7. Equity in Employment: Qualifications and Quotas

8. Education: Ethnicity and Achievement

9. Segregated Schooling: Voluntary and Imposed

10. What's Best for Black Children?

11. Crime: The Role Race Plays

12. The Politics of Race

Statistical Sources

Quoted and Cited Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

Copyright © 1992, 1995, 2003 by Andrew Hacker

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743238243
Author:
Hacker, Andrew
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Minority Studies - General
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Racism -- United States.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
GTR-134
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 13.58 oz

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