10-9 - Social institutions tend to favor one group over...

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Social institutions tend to favor one group over time usually due to the factors of inequality. Creates over time a stratified society. o All of the social institutions are interconnected o If you make a change it one you’ll make a change in all of them over time o In the US they are conservative and very slow to change We as human beings reproduce ourselves socially as well as biologically How do we know if there is institutional discrimination? o We use proxy measures Education, job, mortgage, family, health rates These rates differ dramatically between races Census information Educational background affects your income in the US Family o Intermarriage Intermarriage rates of interracial groups in very low across the US 2004 percent of total interracial married couples was 3.65% The ultimate assimilation would be marriage across groups Erasing the purity among races; essentially void out race as an issue The social norm is that we have endogamy marriage We imposed anti-miscegenation laws We did forbid marriages for years Anti-Miscegenation laws were took off in 1967 o Loving Family were arrested for interracial marriage
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