WCT Social construction of race cornelll hartmann

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ethnicity 09/15/11 1 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Multiple axes of inequality Social and cultural structures   unequal life  chances for ea gender depending on their  Social class Gender and sexuality Race, ethnicity, and immigration status practices 09/15/11 2 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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ethnicity 09/15/11 3 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Perez v. Sharp (1948) 5-4 Decision of California highest court Andrea Perez (white) and Sylvester Davis  (African American) – refused marriage  license by county clerk (Sharp) because of  California law (statute): “All marriages of white persons w/ negroes,  Mongolians, members of the Malay race, or  mulattoes are illegal and void.” Perez majority decision: CA statute violated  Equal Protection Clause of 14 th  Amend. of  U.S. Constitution 09/15/11 4 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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14 th  Amendment of U.S.  Constitution Due Process Clause : No State shall . . .   deprive any person of life, liberty, or  property, without due process of law;  Equal Protection Clause: nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction  the equal protection of the laws. 09/15/11 Soci 1 Blair-Loy 5
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Race “A human group defined by itself or others as  DISTINCT by virtue of perceived  common  physical characteristics that are held to be  inherent” (p.25) The physical characteristics that people  choose to constitute race are arbitrary,  inconsistent, and vary over space and time. 09/15/11 6 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Race a late 15 th  C. invention European settlers discovered human beings in  Asia, Africa, and the Americas who looked  different from themselves. Europeans drew upon old “purity of blood” 
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