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Lecture 4 Lecture 4 Ethnic Stratification Systems
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Source: Source: Marger 2009, pp. 28-38
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Recall this diagram? Recall this diagram?
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What is ethnic stratification system? What is ethnic stratification system? A system of structured social inequality One establishes itself as DOMINANT with maximum power to shape the nature of ethnic relations Others become SUBORDINATE groups exert less power corresponding to their place in the hierarchy Determined mainly based on the distance from the dominant group Physical appearance Culture Those most like dominant groups most highly ranked Those most different ranked low Usually referred to as majority-minority or dominant-subordinate systems
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Minority Groups Minority Groups Differential treatment minority groups receive fewer of the society’s rewards Objects of collective discrimination Social definition Any characteristic may serve as the basis of minority status as long as it is perceived as significant Differential power Lack the power to negate or counteract differential treatment
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SYD 3700 taught by Professor Fernandez during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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