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Prejudice, Discrimination,  Racism CDFS 301 February 8, 2011
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Terms Minority group  1.Experience a pattern of disadvantage or inequality 2.Share a visible trait or characteristic that  differentiates them from other groups 3.Self-conscious social unit 4.Membership  usually  determined at birth 5.Members tend to marry within the group
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Structured Inequalities Patterns of superiority & inferiority, the distribution of rewards, and the belief systems that reinforce inequalities 1. Class, race, gender as forms of “stratification” 1. Systems differently distribute rewards & opportunities 1. Interconnected systems of inequality
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Stratification - the unequal distribution of valued goods and services Stratification by race/ethnicity Minority status has more to do with the distribution of resources and power than with simple numbers
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Research methods/findings Children as young as age 3 had some  understanding of racial & ethnic concepts
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course CDFS 301 taught by Professor Dotterer during the Spring '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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