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Unformatted text preview: final d-soc lecture! 16/02/2009 13:09:00 Present and review two questions on final exam Race Social class Extra-credit in this room at 7pm.King Corn write a review Race: Race is a set of hierarchical categories assigned to individuals on the basis of physical characteristics. Confusing because it appears to reside within individual, when it actually resides in society BUT products of social history o Native Americans o Slaves o Mexicans Societies have an ideological system that reinforces stratification order Individuals depend upon society for survival and this is expressed as ideological truth - (economic science defines individuals to be independent) Individuals are hard wired to submit to ideological order (ruling class / ruling ideas) Question: Race is an important feature of social stratification in the US, and is...
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