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Unformatted text preview: Racism involves stereotyping people based on their race. There are many different types of racism but they are all sociological that promotes differential treatment of racial and ethnical groups. One type of racism is, individual racism, individual racism is one on one actions between two or more people involving negative attitudes and beliefs that people hold about persons from other groups. Macro level racism is called institutional racism. Institutional racism describes actions that occur in social intuitions and attitudes developed by the society. An example is how the criminal justice system treats African Americans different from the rest of the American people. Discrimination is linked with racism; discrimination is the prejudgment and negative treatment of people based on identifiable characteristics such as race, gender, religion, or ethnicity. Prejudice refers to the attitude, beliefs, and stereotypes that you hold about others....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course SWRK 227 taught by Professor Shannoncooper-sadlo during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '10