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Test 3: Learning Objectives You are responsible for everything covered in lecture and on the PowerPoints. The points below refer primarily to the readings. Chapter 8: Race and Ethnicity Distinguish between race and ethnicity. Describe the characteristics of majority groups and minority groups. Understand the history of “Whiteness.” Define prejudice and discrimination and know the difference between the two. Explain the four categories into which Merton divided prejudice and discrimination. Define institutional discrimination and give examples of this concept. Understand what affirmative action programs do and why they have been created. Discuss the creation of hate groups, how and when they were formed, and their status in American society. Understand the four theories of prejudice and discrimination presented in the text. Compare and contrast the experiences of White Europeans, Latinos, African Americans, Native Americans, and Middle Easterners in the U.S. Understand the concepts of colonized minority and immigrant minority. How do they help explain the experiences of the groups listed above? Discuss pluralism, assimilation, segregation, and genocide as patterns of inter-
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course SOC 40187 taught by Professor Robert during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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