Racial Inequality - 2008_02_06 through 2008_02_11 Racial...

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Discrimination (the behavior) Yes No Prejudice (the attitude) Yes Outright bigotry Latent Bigotry No Institutional discrimination Integration (both psychological and institutional) Latent bigotry and institutional discrimination are generally due to constraints one way or another Merton's Typology Bigots had a personality profile known as Authoritarian - wanted everyone to be like them s Authority complexes - really looked up to people in power, while hating those who were different s Very rigid in their psychological styles s Tended to have overbearing, possibly violent parents s Take frustrations out on minorities s Origins of prejudice - Theodore Adorno Doesn't answer how prejudice became popular in the first place s Explains how it continues s Prevalence of prejudice - prejudice is trained Competitions among ethnic groups for limited resources brings about prejudice s Prejudice as a result of conflict and inequality Prejudice mostly due to ignorance of other groups
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course IDIS 280 taught by Professor Craigstalbaum during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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