Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

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Oxford University Press #ad - They look to multiracial congregations, multiracial families, the military, and sports teams-all situations in which group interests have been overcome before. In transcending racial barriers, Michael Emerson and George Yancey offer a fresh perspective on how to combat racial division. In each context they find the development of a core set of values that binds together different racial groups, along with the flexibility to express racially-based cultural uniqueness that does not conflict with this critical core.

Transcending racial barriers offers what is at once a balanced approach towards dealing with racial alienation and a bold step forward in the debate about the steps necessary to overcome present-day racism. They document the historical move from white supremacy to institutional racism, then look at modern efforts to overcome the racialized nature of our society.

Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach #ad - Despite recent progress against racial inequalities, American society continues to produce attitudes and outcomes that reinforce the racial divide. They then explore group interest and possible ways to account for the perspectives of both majority and minority group members. The authors argue that both conservative and progressive approaches have failed, as they continually fall victim to forces of ethnocentrism and group interest.

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Difference Matters: Communicating Social Identity

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Waveland Pr Inc #ad - Allen clearly explains pertinent theoretical perspectives and illustrates those and other discussions with real-life experiences many of which are her own. Used book in Good Condition. She also offers practical guidance for how to communicate difference more humanely. Allen's proven ability and flare for presenting complex and oftentimes sensitive topics in nonthreatening ways carry over in the latest edition of Difference Matters.

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Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Mor barak argues that inclusion is the key to unleashing the potential embedded in a multicultural workforce. Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. In the fourth edition of her award-winning text, Managing Diversity, author Michàlle E. A new chapter on inclusive leadership explores the diversity paradox and unpacks how leaders can leverage diversity to increase innovation and creativity for competitive advantage.

A new chapter devoted to "practical steps for creating an Inclusive Workplace" presents a four-stage intervention and implementation model with accompanying scales that can been used to assess inclusion in the workplace, making this the most practical edition ever. Terry book award from academy of management and the Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine   Successful management of our increasingly diverse workforce is one of the most important challenges facing organizations today.

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The Asian American Achievement Paradox

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Yet the expectations of high achievement come with a cost: the notion of Asian American success creates an “achievement paradox” in which Asian Americans who do not fit the success frame feel like failures or racial outliers. These institutional advantages, in turn, lead to better academic performance and outcomes among Asian American students.

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In the asian american achievement paradox, sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou offer a compelling account of the academic achievement of the children of Asian immigrants. Because immigration policies after 1965 favor individuals with higher levels of education and professional skills, many Asian immigrants are highly educated when they arrive in the United States.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with the adult children of Chinese immigrants and Vietnamese refugees and survey data, institutions, Lee and Zhou bridge sociology and social psychology to explain how immigration laws, and culture interact to foster high achievement among certain Asian American groups.

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Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

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How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America

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Penguin Books #ad - Sage Publications Inc. Russell Sage Foundation. Du bois posed a probing question in his classic the souls of Black Folk: How does it feel to be a problem? Now, Moustafa Bayoumi asks the same about America's new "problem"-Arab- and Muslim-Americans. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Through it all, these young men and women persevere through triumphs and setbacks as they help weave the tapestry of a new society that is, at its heart, purely American.

. Used book in Good Condition. He moves beyond stereotypes and clichés to reveal their often unseen struggles, from being subjected to government surveillance to the indignities of workplace discrimination. Bayoumi takes readers into the lives of seven twenty-somethings living in Brooklyn, home to the largest Arab-American population in the United States.

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Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era NULL

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Ethics, 6. Russell Sage Foundation. And international scholars in a variety of disciplines, Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era, Third Edition aims to increase the reader’s understanding of shared responsibility for leadership. Sage Publications Inc. The context of New Era Organizations, 2. Rowman Littlefield Publishers.

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Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition

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Russell Sage Foundation. Free Press. Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. The fifth edition addresses the spread of the Internet, and how it has transformed the way human beings communicate and adopt new ideas. Such innovations are initially perceived as uncertain and even risky. Thus the diffusion process consists of a few individuals who first adopt an innovation, then spread the word among their circle of acquaintances—a process which typically takes months or years.

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Qualitative Research: Analyzing Life

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The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty NULL

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An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

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An everyone culture dives deep into the worlds of three leading companies that embody this breakthrough approach. There may be no greater waste of a company’s resources. It reveals the design principles, to how they use meetings, concrete practices, and underlying science at the heart of DDOs—from their disciplined approach to giving feedback, to the distinctive way that managers and leaders define their roles.

An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization #ad - Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. Sage Publications Inc. A radical new model for unleashing your company’s potentialIn most organizations nearly everyone is doing a second job no one is paying them for—namely, trying to look their best, covering their weaknesses, and managing other people’s impressions of them.

It suggests that the culture you create is your strategy—and that the key to success is developing everyone. A ddo is organized around the simple but radical conviction that organizations will best prosper when they are more deeply aligned with people’s strongest motive, which is to grow.

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