lecture 3 - Race and Inequality outline What is race? Races...

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Race and Inequality outline What is race? Races around the globe Races in the U.S. and future trends Historical background Theoretical discussion Consequences A. What is race? a. Social creation of arbitrary grouping of individuals in a society based on the color of their skin b. Races around the globe i. White? ii. Black? iii. Asian? iv. 1980: White: 79.8, black: 11.5, Hispanic: 6.4, Asian: 1.6, native: 0.6, other: 0.1 1990: White: 75.6, black: 11.7, Hispanic: 9, Asian: 2.8, native: .7, other: .1 2000: White: 69.1, black: 12.1, Hispanic: 12.5, Asian: 3.7, native: 0.7, other: 1.8 B. Early encounter with natives a. Ethnocentrism b. Labeling of natives as savages, animalistic, and heathens c. Cooperation and relative equality changed to domination d. Acquisition of native’s land e. Native Indians pushed to reservations f. C. Arrival of blacks a. Resistance from native Americans b. 1500-1850 c. When a dutch ship brought 20 Africans to Jamestown, Virginia d. Need for plantation e. 10 million blacks sold in Africa; only half arrived in the U.S. alive f. Labeling of blacks as savages and animalistic g. Treatment by the masters was extremely cruel with no legal rights
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