Race and Ethnic Relations

Race and ethnic relations

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Unformatted text preview: Sociology 101 April 3, 2008 RACE & ETHNIC RELATIONS FBI Index Crimes--counts crimes against persons and property Prejudice--thinking and feeling prejudgment: making a decision before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case or event tends to be considered negative Two Dimensions: 1. affective--feeling o Attaching negative emotions to certain groups 2. cognitive--thinking o you prejudge an individual based on his or her membership to a group o stereotypes--over-generalizations based on a persons group membership Discrimination--doing Two Dimensions...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '06 term at Kentucky.

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