Understanding and Navigating Discrimination in America
- Author/Editor: Jamie Maniloff
- Binding: Softcover
- Trim Size: 6×9
- Page Count: 344
- Book Level: 10
- Publication Date: Feb 2021
- ISBN: 978-0-7808-1901-6
- List Price: $69.00
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Understanding and Navigating Discrimination in America is a resource guide to help people identify and understand challenging conversations about race and discrimination. This is an important resource guide that hits discrimination in America past and present head on, offering easy to navigate content with key links to organizations, local and national support groups and government agencies to help readers identify, report and manage discrimination in personal, professional and academic settings. The book is designed to help fill the gap for people who are missing information, to serve as a guide for learning, education, and as a resource for knowing who to contact when action regarding discriminatory encounters is required.
Understanding and Navigating Discrimination in America covers the history of systemic discrimination and racism in America along with the progression and evolution that has brought us to where we are today, with the country’s current deep-rooted issues and challenges. The psychology behind racism and its impact on physical, mental, psychological, and social wellbeing is also explored, looking into commonalities across minority experiences in America. The book covers different presidential administrations throughout US history, from Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump, and how their administrations have affected racism. Covering many significant historical events and empowerment movements like the Civil Rights Act, Women’s Suffrage, the surge of Islamophobia after the 911 terrorist attacks, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Me Too (#metoo), and more. Understanding and Navigating Discrimination in America provides the background, resources and key information on systemic discrimination in America, useful for helping people and organizations better navigate these issues today.