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HDEV Midterm-10/09/2018;Main 4 strategies on exam:1.Using the NGO/ Philanthropic models- Money through campaigns2. Impact litigation3. Elections4.Creation of social movements.How does C.Wright Mills describe the problem?People feel trappedThey feel like spectators, on the sidelines of any part of the world other than their immediate “private orbits”- job, family, neighborhoodSociological imagination: The quality of mind essential grasp of interplay of man(a person) and society, of biography and history, of self and the worldTroublesIssues“Occur within the character of the individual and within the range of his immediate relations with others; they have to do with his self and with those limited areas of social lifeof which is he is directly and personally aware”.Can control them. PrivateEX= Unemployment. One person loses a job and you can say that you will get better education.“Have to do with matters that transcend these local environments of the individual and the range of his inner life. They have to do with the organization of many such mileux into the institutions of a historical society as a whole, with the ways in which various milieux overlap and interpenetrate to form the larger structure of social and historical life”Not your problem but also affects you. Public.EX= Unemployment .38% unemployment rate Racial Inequality in the U.S.Race:A social construct that categorizes people on the basis of certain inherited physical traits
Racism:An ideology of racial domination, in which the presumed superiority of one racial group is used to justify/prescribe the inferior treatment/social position of other racial groupsRacial discrimination: Unequal treatmentRacial inequality:Unequal outcomesStructural/Institutional racism:Racial inequality that is the product of “taken for granted policies, practices, and norms of organizations, systems and structures”Colonial PeriodCivil War(1863-1865)1877-1965Present DaySlaveryJim Crow??Chattel Slavery: African Americans are propertyFreedmen could only vote in some states“Black Codes” restricted freedom of non-slavesStatesSegregationVoting restricted through literacy tests/poll taxesResidential segregationPolice BrutalityMass incarcerationChanging structures through Foundations-Philanthropy and NGO ModelPhilanthropy:An idea, event or action that is done to better humanity and usually involves some sacrifice as opposed to being done for a profit motive. Acts of philanthropy include donating money to charity, volunteering at a local shelter, or raising money to donate to cancer research.Philanthropic Model for Social ChangePhilanthropic Model: Characterized by private giving, versus public spending
Key Forms: Foundations For holding/distributing moneyNGO/Non-profit org/charity= For doing thingsBoth types of organizations are incorporated What is good about this model?

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