The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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However , let us grant that the traditional caste systems of India and Japan are
less problematic than those of the United States and South Africa , because they
were developed in the kind of society where one would expect them to arise ...
South Africa also has the dubious distinction of being the hanging capital of the
world : it legally executes between one - half and three - fourths of the total death
penalties for all noncommunist countries . Blacks who make up 70 % of the ...
Religious question ( Belgium ) , 200 - 201 Renaissance , 63 Reproductive
success , 7 - 8 , 20 , 27 Reservation of Separate Amenities Act ( South Africa ) ,
169 Resource competition , 37 - 57 Reverse discrimination , 190 Rhodesia , see
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