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Unformatted text preview: • Determines how you are evaluated and treated by others. Racial Etiquette- interpretive codes and meanings that govern daily interactions. These rules are shaped by both dominant group, subordinate group perception of race. Racism- a system of beliefs and behavior embedded in power relations of society whereby members of subordinate racial- ethnic groups are oppressed and exploited bc they possess cultural, psychological, and/or physical characteristics that dominant group members deem to be inferior. Reverse Racism- What is it? Does this exist? Affirmative Action- programs that promote admission, hiring, promotion from traditionally under-represented groups. Outcomes of Racism-Dominant Group privilege-Poverty/unemployment -Health-Violence/genocide-Visibility -Education Explanations for inequality Biology- defiency in your genes Bias- in your head (individual discrimination) Structure- in the world (institutional)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SOCY 105 taught by Professor Mogadam during the Fall '05 term at Maryland.
- Fall '05