Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and by Abigail M. Thernstrom, Stephan Thernstrom

Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and by Abigail M. Thernstrom, Stephan Thernstrom

By Abigail M. Thernstrom, Stephan Thernstrom

Twenty-five essays protecting quite a number components from faith and immigration to family members constitution and crime learn America's altering racial and ethnic scene. They truly express that previous civil rights recommendations won't remedy ultra-modern difficulties and supply a daring new civil rights time table in response to modern-day realities.

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526, 536. 37. One America in the 21st Century, p. 12. 38. , p. 35. 39. , p. 102. 40. , p. 26. Hoover Press : Thernstrom DP5 HPTHER0200 08-01-01 rev1 page 37 Immigration and Group Relations REED UEDA the united states is the prototype of a country built by immigration and assimilation. 1 African Americans are the obvious exception to this pattern, since their ancestors came as slaves, not as “immigrants”—as the word is customarily used—and they are not a subject in this essay. Those who arrived as newcomers on the American shore were thrown into a “melting pot,” almost every scholar once assumed.

5 times as many as there were in fact. See George Gallup Jr. and Frank Newport, “Americans Ignorant of Basic Census Facts,” Gallup Poll Monthly, no. 294 (March 1990), p. 2. 3. : Civitas/Counterpoint, 1997), pp. 56–60. 4. Although the Office of Management and Budget has ordered that 63 different racial combinations be tabulated, which becomes 126 when you add Hispanics to the mix, it has ruled that in order to assess possible civil rights violations, those fine distinctions are to be ignored. ” See Stephan Thernstrom, “One Drop Still—A Racialist’s Census,” National Review, April 17, 2000.

Government Printing Office, 1993), table 1. 33. James A. Sweet and Larry L. Bumpass, American Families and Households (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1987), p. 135. 34. Leo Grebler, Joan W. Moore, and Ralph C. Guzman, The Mexican-American People: The Nation’s Second Largest Minority (New York: Free Press, 1970), pp. 408–9. 35. Harry L. : Prentice-Hall, 1995), pp. 176–80. 36. 7 of those who wed a generation earlier, in 1963; Thernstrom and Thernstrom, America in Black and White, p. 526. , pp.

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