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Lecture 5 Lecture 5 Ethnicity, Class and Power
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Source: Source: Marger 2009, pp. 39-43
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Relationship of Ethnicity to Social  Relationship of Ethnicity to Social  Class and Power Class and Power Class most powerful and prestigious jobs most highly educated earning highest incomes possessing greatest wealth are statistically more likely to be  members of the dominant ethnic  group  or members of ethnic groups closest  to the dominant group
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Societal power Societal power All aspects of stratification are founded on  power. Whatever changes occur in the distribution  of wealth, income, education, and other life 
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Unformatted text preview: chances depend on the make-up of societys power elites . Who are the power elites? Formulate policies Guide activities Decide the significant issues of government, corporation, education, and other societal institutions. Effect of ethnicity Effect of ethnicity Minority ethnic group members encounter barriers to the attainment of rewards that dominant group members do not face. Minority groups occupy places on a continuum, and the impact of ethnicity varies among them...
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