Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity...

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Chapter 7 Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity Racial Islands – a cluster of a certain racial group “Out of Africa Theory” – that human kind came out of Africa “Multi-Regional Theory” Concept of the Marginal Man 1994 Bell Curve Races is Social Construct Race Group who sees themselves as different Is seen by others as different People attach social importance to difference People attach social importance to Physical Traits Traits to recognize race Skin Color Hair Texture Facial Features Mannerism Ethnicity “” “” Same as Race (See Above) “” “” Cultural Characteristics Racism Prejudice – attitude or belief (individuals) of hostility, fear and aversion o (Direct), Symbolic Racism Discrimination – Action on prejudice Cultural Transmission Theory – Transmission of knowledge of a culture Affirmative Action – assisting to help minorities and women for generation after the generation who received harsh treatment to repay their debts to society
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 202 taught by Professor C.dawson during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity...

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