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Inhaltsangabe: Twenty-first century America provides an opportunity to explore geographic re\ minders of America's race problems, and the cultural and ethnic patterns, that geographers\ have studied for centuries. There is an educational imperative to provide today's student\ s with examples and explanations of American human geography, which has never been more re\ levant than today. To illustrate the breadth of these ethnic and racial issues, we invited\ selected participants of the landmark 2004 \223Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference\224 \ at Howard University to rewrite their research findings for an undergraduate audience. Thi\ rty-seven authors, mostly geographers but other social scientists, participated with us in\ the production of this volume. Section one of this text provides a foundation using several concepts and perspectives of \ race and ethnicity as they relate to geographic space, place, and landscapes, ranging from\ a victim viewpoint (Malcolm X) to educational policy perspective, and from the changing i\ mportance of place as an immigrant gateway to the personal perspective of a first-generati\ on U.S. immigrant. The remainder of the text contains four sections that blend historical\ geographic patterns of minorities and contemporary and emerging racial and ethnic pattern\ s across the nation. Each section deals with diverse ethnic groups that have been racially\ classified as a single group. Exploring these individually brings a greater understanding\ of similarities and differences among diverse cultures. Finally, the last section provide\ s a number of examples of increasing ethnic diversity among American minority populations,\ expression of culture and ethnicity, and the issues they create.
Über den Autor: Editor Information John W. Frazier----is a professor of geography at Binghamton University, where he has taug\ ht geography for three decades and mentored more than 60 graduate students. He has served \ as consultant to private and public agencies throughout his career, including with HUD's F\ HEO department in the mid-1990's when he taught regional stags to use geographic concepts \ and GIS in fair housing analysis. Professor Frazier has published research in leading jour\ nals and is author/editor of five books. He was awarded the NYS Service Award and the Ande\ rson medal of Applied Geography, which is the highest honor awarded to a practicing geogra\ pher. Eugene L. Tettey-Fio---- is an Associate Professor of geography in Binghamton University w\ here he teaches and does research on topics related race, ethnicity and place, retail geog\ raphy and geographic information systems. He has co-authored/-edited two books on race, et\ hnicity and place. He has presented his research at several conferences over the past ten \ years and published book chapters and journal articles on issues related to race, ethnicit\ y and place. He currently is a member of the planning committee of the Race, Ethnicity and\ Place Conference and a seating member of the Board of Directors for the Applied Geography\ Conferences.
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