Black Americans

Black Americans

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For sophomore/junior-level courses in race relations, black studies, black history, and black culture or as a supplement for sociology or African-American studies classes.

This book presents a brief but complete assessment of the lives of African Americans in the United States from a sociological point of view. It is multi-disciplinary in its coverage of anthropology, history, economics, political science, and other areas relevant to "the Black Experience in America".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 150.9 x 226.3 x 13.5mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130825778
  • 9780130825773

Table of contents

1. Historical Background.

2. The Persistence of Jim Crow and the Black Revolt.

3. Characteristics of the Population.

4. Socioeconomic Status.

5. Social Institutions.

6. The Health of Black People.

7. Chronic Social Problems.

8. Crime and Justice.

9. Assimilation into American Society.

10. The Demise of Affirmative Action.

11. Race Relations at the Crossroads.
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