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TOPIC 13 RACIAL AND ETHNIC INEQUALITY
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TOPIC 13: Racial and Ethnic Inequality A. Race, Ethnicity, and Minority B. Prejudice and Discrimination C. Basic Issues A. Race, Ethnicity, and Minority
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1. Race a. “Races” are presumably biologically distinct populations . . . b. There is little scientific justification for this view. 1. Race c. “Races” are socially defined categories. d. Much of social science evidence supports this view.
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2. Ethnic Groups a. Ethnic groups are culturally distinct populations. b. . . . are socially defined categories. c. Individual experience of ethnicity is ethnic identity . 2. Ethnic Groups d. Factors that may be important in ethnicity: i. Values and way of life ii. Language iii. Religion
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2. Ethnic Groups d. Factors that may be important in ethnicity: iv. Perception of history and fate v. Contemporary social, political, and economic situation in society 2. Ethnic Groups e. Ethnic identity in the U.S. tends to be weak among “whites” (symbolic ethnicities) . . . but strong among racial minority groups.
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3. Minority Groups
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