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Unformatted text preview: SOCI 1 Final Review 12/02/10 Race alone = cultural structure, but there are cultural structures, social structures, and the results in differential life chances Cultural structures: - Belief of biological difference- Difference is associated with stereotypes- Difference and stereotypes are linked to inferior/superior discrimination (Kim: relative valorization). Racial triangulation: whites use this to pit Asians against AAs, but not better than whites (reinforce their superiority)- Beliefs in nativism, anti-immigration beliefs Louie article cultural structures:- value of education upward mobility Social structures: - unequal pay (racial superiority/stereotype that place certain people in certain jobs… this social structure is reinforced by these cultural structures)- immigrants – lower pay jobs (Haskins, Cornelius)- segregation- public schools (Carter, Kozol) How do these structures affect life chances?- depending on what race you are, you get (dis)advantage/(lack of) privilege- unequal pay/immigration = lower pay o earning opportunity o financial security o job security- segregation – residential...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Blair-loy during the Fall '10 term at UCSD.
- Fall '10