Coping with Cultural and Racial Diversity in Urban America

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Index
Aboud, F. E., 15, 196
Abramson, H. J., 27, 189
Aellen, C., 28, 189
Alba, R., 28, 189
Albanian Americans, 40-41, 58, 72-74, 161-172
attitude towards own group, 61
attitude towards other groups, 61
heritage language fluency, 167-169
perspective on assimilation- multiculturalism debate, 48, 59-61, 144
residency in U.S., 42
social distance ratings, 62
Allport, F. H., 29, 194
Allport, G. W., 29, 189
Amiel, B., 11, 189
Anderson, E. L., 22, 189
Angle, J., 32, 190
Arab Americans, 40-41, 62, 72-74, 161- 172
attitude towards own group, 65
attitude towards other groups, 65
heritage language fluency, 167
perspective on assimilation- multiculturalism debate, 48, 62-64, 144
residency in U.S., 42
social distance ratings, 65
Arabic immersion program, 173-178
results of, 175-177
family reactions, 178
assimilation
classical school of thought, 25
definition, 25
cultural, 27
contrast with mlticulturalism, 2-35
demographic realities, 13-15
in the media, 3-9
manifestation in language, 15-21
policy implications, 10-13
theoretical vs empirical, 21-24
economic effects, 22-25
identificational, 27
linguistic, 168-172
marital, 27
structural, 27
attitudes
measurement, 55
toward other groups, by
Albanian Americans, 65
Arab Americans, 61-62
black Americans, 145
Mexican Americans, 89-90
Polish Americans, 56
Puerto Rican Americans, 93
white American
middle class, 112
working class, 116
toward own group, by
Albanian Americans, 61
Arab Americans, 65
black Americans, 145
Mexican Americans, 89
Polish Americans, 56
Puerto Rican Americans, 93
white American
middle class, 112
working class, 116
toward public education, by
Albanian Americans, 69
Arab Americans, 69
black Americans, 142
Mexican Americans, 95, 118

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