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Unformatted text preview: Information to look for in readings Author Authors background: gender, race, education Purpose for writing the book Racial or ethnic group that person is apart of and the group theyre writing about Race: The current status is in the US o Area where most live in Hispanics and Asians: California o What are the particular o Issues Hispanics: illegal immigration o Initial contact condition of each race o Chronically the development of inequality by historically eras o Significant people through the eras Asian Americans in WWII when there were Japanese in internment camps, other Asians were quick to point out they werent Japanese Heroes and heroines werent consider so at the moment Important Concepts for Understanding the History of Race/Ethnic Relations in the US o There are different kinds of stratification systems but the words mean structured inequality o Different kinds of stratification systems worldwide From caste to class systems Caste: where you are in the social structure is who you are when youre born; based on ascribe statuses Class: achieved status; you earn what you get We are overall more of a class based open system then we are a caste...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course SOCI 122 taught by Professor Hastings during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08