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Beyond Black and White: A Reader on Contemporary Race Relations

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About the Book:

Beyond Black and White by Zulema Valdez is a new anthology of readings that reflects the complexity and diversity of racial dynamics in the contemporary United States. Where many books tend to focus primarily on majority–minority relations, Beyond Black and White offers a more nuanced picture of the American racial landscape by including pieces on multiracial/multiethnic identities, relations between and within minority communities, and the experiences of minority groups who have achieved power and status within American society.


About the Author:

Zulema Valdez is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Merced. Her research centers on intersectionality, racial and ethnic relations, Latino/a sociology and international migration.


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