Race and Inequality - Race and Inequality A WHAT IS RACE 10:35:00 AM Social creation of arbitrary grouping of individuals in a society based on the

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Race and Inequality 10/03/2008 09:35:00 A. WHAT IS RACE? Social creation of arbitrary grouping of individuals in a society based on the color of  their skin B. RACES AROUND THE GLOBE White : different countries change definition of what qualifies as white Black:  Asian : not a race but rather a region C. RACES IN THE U.S. AND FUTURE TRENDS Future Trend o Race          1980           1990           2000 o Ethnicity      %                %              % o White         79.8             75.6           69.1 o Black          11.5             11.7           12.1 o Hispanic      6.4              9.0             12.5 o Asian          1.6               2.8              3.7 o Native         .6                 .7               .7 o Other          .1                 .1                1.8 Low fertility of white Americans has caused the decrease in population Economic and Political Implications on Population o Different food choices (Chinese, Mexican, Indian, etc.) o 50% of minorities are in government positions
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Race and Inequality - Race and Inequality A WHAT IS RACE 10:35:00 AM Social creation of arbitrary grouping of individuals in a society based on the

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