346F07, Intro Part II Race, Week 3-4

346F07, Intro Part II Race, Week 3-4 - Systems of Power and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Systems of Power and Inequality: Intro Part II RCG Lecture Notes Prof. Thing
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Conceptualizing Race, Class, Gender Socially Constructed Category, i.e., not “natural states” but created in a social and historical contexts Constructs Groups in Binary Terms: B/W, M/F etc., creating “Others” Individual and Group Identity Social Structures Social Change is Possible
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RCG Visible in Three Realms of Society (Evelyn Nakano Glenn) Representational Realm: Symbols, language, images Social Interaction Realm: Norms and behaviors observable in human relationships Social Structural Realm: Institutional sites where power and resources are distributed RCG affect all levels of our experience – consciousness, ideas, interactions, social institutions Three realms not separate
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Conceptualizing Race and Racism Individual Racism: Belief in the superiority of one race Prejudice: Refers to attitudes Racism: System of power and privilege. Can be individual (attitudes), rooted in
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course SOC 364 taught by Professor Thing during the Spring '11 term at CSU Long Beach.

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346F07, Intro Part II Race, Week 3-4 - Systems of Power and...

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