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The International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity

Sáenz, Rogelio, Embrick, David G., Rodríguez, Néstor P. (Eds.)

2015, XXIII, 708 p. 91 illus., 41 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • Features update-to-date studies of demographic patterns and racial and ethnic relations across different world regions
  • Presents in-depth analysis of present-day demographic patterns and racial and ethnic relational conditions for a large set of countries
  • Includes studies of countries in various stages of social development

Examining key countries in every region of world, this handbook presents population profiles and analyses concerning racial/ethnic disparities and changing intergroup relations. Inside, prominent scholars from various parts of the world and disciplines address the links between stratification, demography, and conflict across the globe. 

Organized by region/continent, coverage for each profiled country includes demographic information; a historical overview that addresses past racial/ethnic conflict; identification of the most salient demographic trends and issues that the country faces; theoretical issues related to the linkages between stratification, demography, and conflict; methodological issues including quality of data and cutting-edge methods to better understand the issue at hand; and details on the possible future of the existing trends and issues with particular emphasis on public policy and human rights.

This handbook will help readers to better understand the commonalities and differences that exist globally in the interplay between stratification, demography, and conflict. In addition, it also provides an excellent inventory of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches that are needed to better comprehend this issue.

This handbook will appeal to students, researchers, and policy analysts in the areas of race and ethnic relations, demography, inequality, international sociology, international relations, foreign studies, social geography, and social development.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Demographic trends and issues - Ethnic and racial relations/divisions - Intergroup relations - International demography - Population profiles - Racial/ethnic conflict - Racial/ethnic disparities - Stratification, demography and conflict

Related subjects » Geography - Population Studies - Social Sciences

Table of contents 

I. INTRODUCTION: 1. Rogelio Sáenz, David G. Embrick, and Néstor P. Rodríguez: Introduction: A Framework for Understanding the Race and Ethnic Transition.- II. NORTH AMERICA: 2. Monica Boyd: Ethnicity and Race in Canada: Past and Present.- 3.   Jenifer Bratter: The Demography of Race and Ethnicity in the United States.- III. LATIN AMERICA: 4.Maria Isabel Ayala: The Demography of Race and Ethnicity of Mexico.- 5.David Cook-Martin, Susana Novick, and Gabriela Mera: Who counts Demography, Race, and Ethnicity in Argentina.- 6. Tiffany Linton Page: Race, Ethnicity, and Politics in Venezuela.- 7.Cristian L. Paredes: Race and Ethnicity in Peru.- 8. Edward Telles: Demography of Race in Brazil. -IV.ASIA: 9. Amarjit Kaur: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Southeast Asia.- 10. Arup Maharatna: On the Demography of India's Broad Social Stratification.- 11. Hiroshi Ono and Hiromi Ono: Race and Ethnic Relations in Contemporary Japan.-12. Dudley L. Poston, Jr.; Qian Xiong; Yu-ting Chang; Xiaodan Deng; Dan Yin; and Marilyn Venegas: The Social Demography of China’s Minority Nationalities.- 13. Graeme Hugo: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Indonesia.- 14. Carol S. Walther, David G. Embrick, Bhoomi K. Thakore, and Kasey Henricks: Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary Vietnam.- V. MIDDLE EAST: 15. Samia El-Badry and David A. Swanson: An Exploratory Examination of Population and Stability in Afghanistan.-16. Eyal Bar Haim, and Moshe Semyonov: Ethnic Stratification in Israel.- 17. Mary Hovsepian: The Politics of Demography in Palestine.- 18. Mehri Mohebbi and Zahra Mohebbi: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Iran. -19. Chris Ulack: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Iraq.- VI. AFRICA: 20. Fareeda Griffith and Tukufu Zuberi: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in South Africa.-21. Holly E. Reed and Blessing U. Mberu: Ethnicity, Religion, and Demographic Behavior in Nigeria.-VII. EUROPE: 22. Elena Ambrosetti and Eralba Cela: Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Italy.- 23. Mehmet Ali Eryurt and İsmet Koç: Demography of Ethnicity in Turkey.- 24. Steve Garner and Chris Gilligan: The Ethnic Demography of Ireland.- 25. Marie des Neiges Léonard: Who Counts in the Census? Racial and Ethnic Categories in France.-26. Kai A. Schafft and László J. Kulcsár: The Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Hungary.- 27. Melissa F. Weiner: The Demography of Race and Ethnicity in The Netherlands: An Ambiguous History of Tolerance and Conflict.- VIII. OCEANIA: 28. Nicholas Biddle, Siew-Ean Khoo, and John Taylor: Indigenous Australia, White Australia, Multicultural Australia: The Demography of Race and Ethnicity in Australia.- INDEX.

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