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Diversity in Human Interactions: The Tapestry of America

John D. Robinson and Larry C. James

Abstract

This book provides a comprehensive overview of human diversity by examining how issues of race, ethnicity, disability, religion, and sexual orientation affect daily interactions. With the increased awareness of cultural diversity, chapters focus the reader on the many factors to consider in our ever-expanding society. Rather than adopting an elaborately theoretical style to explore these issues, the chapters address the question of interaction in a clear and accessible style. Each chapter, written by a leading scholar in the field, presents a different perspective on how appreciating and under ... More

Keywords: human diversity, race, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, cultural diversity, social groups, interaction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780195143904
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143904.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John D. Robinson, editor
Howard University Hospital College of Medicine, USA

Larry C. James, editor
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, USA

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2 Becoming Americano

MIGUEL A. YBARRA

3 The African Diaspora

A. TOY CALDWELL-COLBERT , JESSICA HENDERSON-DANIEL , and G. RITA DUDLEY-GRANT

4 People of Asian Descent

ASUNCION MITERIA AUSTRIA

5 On Native Soil

DIANE J. WILLIS , and DOLORES SUBIA BIGFOOT

6 Na Kānaka Maoli

CYNTHIA KANOELANI KENUI

7 A Place for God’s Children

A. TOY CALDWELL-COLBERT , JESSICA HENDERSON-DANIEL , and DAWN L. CANNON

8 The Wisdom of Years

WILLIAM E. HALEY , CLAIRE ROBB , YURI JANG , and BETH HAN

9 Under a Rainbow Flag

DOUGLAS C. HALDEMAN , and ROBIN A. BUHRKE

10 One God, One Faith, One Humanity

STEVEN M. TOVIAN , BOWYER G. FREEMAN , and ABDUL R. MUHAMMAD

11 The Visible and the Invisible

IRENE W. LEIGH , and PATRICK J. BRICE

12 The Enriching Experience

SAMUEL M. TURNER , and DEBORAH C. BEIDEL

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