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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At the other end of the continuum , the United States stands out as a rigid racial -
caste society . There , strangely , as slavery was abolished , racism — the
underlying rationale for slavery — survived . The ideological mystification
survived the ...
The Federal government took the belated step of desegregating its Armed
Services ( which was still a Jim Crow force during most of World War II ) and took
the lead in prohibiting racial discrimination in firms under government contracts .
There have , of course , been a number of countries in which people of different “
racial " stocks have managed to live in relative harmony . I am not arguing that
phenotypic differences preclude peaceful coexistence ; far from it . What I am ...
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The Biology of Nepotism
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