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ISS 335 Spring 2010 Study Terms for Exam 1 Rothenberg 7-32; 54-68; 80-100; 102-114; 507-516 Achievement- 1. American society is open and fair; 2. Anybody can make it; 3. Success is based on merit; 4. Inequality is the result of differences in ability and ambition. Jim Crow- a system of black/white segregation; lasted from civil war (1861-18650 to WWII (1941-1945) Supreme Court rulings- Dred Scott v. Sandford : blacks are an inferior race and have no rights as citizens; Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): court upheld the doctrine of separate but equal; Brown v. Board (1954): overturned doctrine of separate but equal Culture of poverty/underclass- Oscar Lewis: present orientation; a fatalistic view of the world; high rate of men abandonment; female-headed families; use of violence; substance abuse. Critique: explains the effects of poverty NOT the causes. Gender- a social structure; gender roles = socialization; man, woman, and berdaches (biological men treated as social women); We recognize transsexuals (sex change) and transvestites (transgender; no sex change) Masculinity- 4 components: 1. No sissy stuff (not feminine); 2. Be a big wheel (power/wealth); 3. Be a sturdy oak (calm/reliable); 4. Give ‘em hell (aggressive) C. P. Ellis- former president of the K.K.K begins working with Ann Atwater(black activist) on city council becoming an activist himself, letting the hatred he once had for blacks go.
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