Lecture Notes 080206 - new place. Reasons for Colonizing 1....

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Katie Kerr SOC 302 August 2, 2006 The presence of intergroup conflict is an important variable that influences both  prejudice and discrimination. The nature of the initial contact between the two groups is one of the major  variables fro inter-racial/ethnic conflict. Nature of Initial Contact 1) Immigrant minorities – come to a new place voluntarily 2) Colonized minorities – forcibly annexed or otherwise forcibly brought to a 
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Unformatted text preview: new place. Reasons for Colonizing 1. competition for resources or ability for one group to benefit at the others expense 2. unequal power 3. ethnocentrism a belief that ones own culture is the yardstick against which all other cultures should be measured; our way is the best...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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