"The SAGE Handbook of Race and Ethnic Studies is one of the best handbooks outlining the latest thinking on race and ethnic studies published in recent years...The breadth of themes and the depth of discussion are ambitious, offering the reader an A-Z guide of contemporary thinking on race and ethnicity...a valuable resource for scholars and activists alike."
- Runnymede Bulletin
What is the state of race and ethnic studies today? How has the field emerged? What are the core concepts, debates and issues? This panoramic, critical survey of the field supplies researchers and students with a vital resource. It is a rigorous, focused examination of the central questions in the field today. The text examines:
- The roots of the field of race and ethnic studies.
- The distinction between race and ethnicity.
- Methodological issues facing researchers.
- Intersections between race and ethnicity and questions of sexuality, gender, nation and social transformation.
- The challenge of multiculturalism.
- Race, ethnicity and globalization.
- Race and the family.
- Race and education.
- Race and religion.
Planned and edited by a distinguished team of Anglo-American scholars, the Handbook pools an impressive range of international world class expertise and insight. It provides a landmark work in the field which will be the measure of debate and research for years to come.