Some of my friends are ... : the daunting challenges and untapped benefits of cross-racial friendships / Deborah L. Plummer, PhD
- Plummer, Deborah L.
- Boston : Beacon Press, 
- Physical Description:
- 231 pages ; 24 cm
- Living "separate as fingers" -- Living "one as the hand" -- Two-button choice: acquaintance or lover -- Same treatment does not mean equal treatment -- What's in a race? -- Gentle (and not-so-gentle) bumping -- A new generation ... a new form of racism -- Difficult laughs made easier -- What we do with our leisure time -- The heavenly vision of racial unity -- Friends in the big tent -- Some of my friends are.
- "Surveys have shown that the majority of people believe cross-racial friendships are essential for improving race relations. However, further polling reveals that most Americans tend to gravitate toward friendships within their own race. Psychologist Deborah L. Plummer examines how factors such as leisure, politics, humor, faith, social media, and education influence the nature and intensity of cross-racial friendships"--
- 9780807023891 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0807023892 hardcover ; alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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