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New Faces in a Changing America
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New Faces in a Changing America
Multiracial Identity in the 21st Century

Edited by:
  • Loretta I. Winters - California State University, Northridge, California
  • Herman L. DeBose - California State University, Northridge, California, California State University, Northridge, USA


January 2003 | 432 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This volume considers the growing multiracial population of America, examining the multiracial experience, its history, and the political issues and consequences surrounding biracial and multiracial identity.
 
Forward
Herman L. DeBose
Introduction
 
Acknowledgments
 
PART I: RACE AS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION
Maria P. P. Root
1. Five Mixed Race Identities: From Relic to Revolution
Mary Thierry Texeira
2. The New Multiracialism: An Affirmation or an End to Race as we Know It?
 
PART II: THE MULTIRACIAL MOVEMENT
Ann Morning
3. New Faces, Old Faces: Counting the Multiracial Population
Kimberly McClain DaCosta
4. Multiracial Identity: From Personal Problem to Public Issue
Kim M. Williams
5. From Civil Rights to the Multiracial Movement
Rainier Spencer
6. Census 2000: Assessments in Significance
Nancy G. Brown & Ramona E. Douglas
7. Evolution of Multiracial Organizations: Where We Have Been & Where We Are Going
 
PART III: RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUPS IN AMERICA & BEYOND
Herman L. DeBose & Loretta L. Winters
8. The Dilemma of Biracial People of African American Descent
Teresa Williams-Leon
9. Check All That Apply: Trends & Perspectives Among Asian Descent Multiracials
Gregory Velazco y Trianosky
10. Beyond Mestizaje: The Future of Race in America
Karren Baird-Olson
11. Colonization, Cultural Imperialism, and the Social Construction of American Indian Mixed Blood Identity
Laura Desfor Edles
12. "Race," "Ethnicity," and "Culture" in Hawai'i: The Myth of the "Model Minority" State
G. Reginald Daniel
13. Multiracial Identity in Global Perspective: The United States, Brazil, and South Africa
 
PART IV: RACE, GENDER & HIERARCHY
Paul Spickard
14. Does Multiraciality Lighten? Me-too Ethnicity & the Whiteness Trap
Caroline A. Streeter
15. The Hazards of Visibility: "Biracial Women," Media Images, and Narratives of Identity
Darby Li Po Price
16. Masculine Multiracial Comedians
 
PART V: SPECIAL TOPICS
Patricia O'Donnell Brummett & Loretta I. Winters
17. Gang Affiliation & Self-Esteem: The Effects of a Mixed Heritage Identity
Kristyan M. Kouri
18. Black/White Interracial Couples & the Beliefs That Help Them to Bridge the Racial Divide
Loretta I. Winters
Epilogue: The Multiracial Movement: Harmony & Discord
 
Index
 
About the Editors
 
About the Contributors

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