RACIAL ETHNIC INEQUALITY STUDENT COPY

RACIAL ETHNIC INEQUALITY STUDENT COPY - Racial/Ethnic...

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Racial/Ethnic Inequality SOCI 200 Spring 2007
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Race/Ethnicity Race Category of people who share a socially recognized physical characteristic Are recognized by themselves as a distinct people group Skin color but not hair color Ethnicity Category of people recognized by status or cultural characteristics. Situational Ethnicity: When one chooses to claim ethnicity based on situation Symbolic Ethnicity: People choose to display ethnic roots
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Ethnicity Majority Group: Dominant social group; advantaged group Minority Group: Disadvantaged, subordinate, not necessarily numerically less.
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Racism Systematic social inequality in relation to race/ethnicity Any attitude, belief, behavior that favors one racial/ethic group over another Prejudice: Unfounded overgeneralization; a thinking process Discrimination: Treating people differently based on physical or cultural trait; a doing act.
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Positioning people separate from others. De jure
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course SOCI 200m taught by Professor Albright during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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