Synopses & Reviews
Sociologist Stephen Steinberg argues that traits which are often considered "ethnic" may well be more directly related to class, locality, and other social conditions. Updated with a lengthy epilogue on recent immigrants and a penetrating reappraisal of the black underclass.
"An exciting yet level-headed critique . . . a clear, well-written and often provocative analysis." -Herbert Gans, Columbia University
About the Author
Stephen Steinberg, author of The Ethnic Myth, teaches in the Department of Urban Studies at Queens College and the Ph.D. program in sociology at the Graduate Center at City University of New York.