Race and Ethnic Relations

Legal o ex groups being targeted for searches at the

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Unformatted text preview: : 1. legal-- o ex: groups being targeted for searches at the airport 2. institutional--pattern of unequal treatment based on group membership that is built into daily operations o one group is more privileged than the other (men v.s women pay in work force) Vicious Cycle one group is on the bottom, the other is on the top learned hopelessness when people have an inferior status, assumptions are made to overcompensate the reason---i.e because they are lazy...
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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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