Race the assumption that there are differences based on real or imagined physical characteristics

Race the assumption that there are differences based on real or imagined physical characteristics

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Race the assumption that there are differences based on real or imagined physical characteristics. Race is fluid; you can decide what race you want to be. Yet it is usually based on physical characteristics Ideological racism: linking someone physical appearance/ characteristic as if they are inferior or superior to you, based on physical appearance. Ethnicity: a social group that usually has something in common (culture, religion,
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Unformatted text preview: language, nationality). It is not solely based on where you come from. Ethnicity changes over time. o These groups are defined in two ways: 1. By the government 2. By themselves o There is no constant definition of ethnicity o It is more difficult in the US because people keep reinventing themselves • Racial and ethnic hierarchies • Irish a...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course HISTORY AMH 2097 taught by Professor Vincent during the Spring '09 term at Florida State College.

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