Table of contents for Visible differences : why race will matter to Americans in the 21st century / Dominic Pulera.


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Prologue: Seeing Is Believing                                     1

                               Part One
                       THE MULTIRACIAL NATION

1. CLASSIFYING BY RACE                                              15
   Race, Power, and Privilege  17
   The Ethno-Racial Pentagon  24
   Social Constructions of Race  31

2. WHITE LIKE WHO?                                                  44
   The Color of a Nation  45
   Becoming American   53
   Indian Country  62

3. LATINO AMERICA                                                   72
   La Raza   74
   Latino Americans  83
   Betwixt and Between Two Worlds  91

                               Part Two
                   AMERICA'S ENDURING DILEMMAS

4. UNEQUAL LIFE CHANCES?                                           105
   Intersectional Identities  107
   Opportunities to Succeed  114
   Growing Pains  122

5. THE GEOGRAPHY OF RACE                                          133
   Race and Place  135
   At Home in America  144
   The Border Regions  152



6. THE PERILS OF EXCLUSION                                         162
   Toward Inclusion  164
   One Nation, Indivisible  173
   Words as Weapons    181

                              Part Three
                     WHITES STILL MATTER MOST

7. ACCOMMODATING DIVERSITY                                         193
   Majority Rule  195
   A Place at the Table  203
   The Politics of Southern Change  210

8. BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE                                          221
   Invidious Distinctions  223
   The Coalition-Builders  231
   Votes and Rights  239

9. CONFLICT AND COOPERATION                                        251
   The Third Way  253
   New Faces, New Paces   261
   Multiracial Democracy  269

Epilogue: Reconcilable Differences?                                281





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Race relations, United States Race relations Forecasting, Ethnology United States, Pluralism (Social sciences) United States, Minorities United States Interviews, United States Census, 22nd, 2000 Evaluation