Lecture 8 – Race and Ethnicity Part 2

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 8 Race and Ethnicity Part 2 20:15 Invisible knapsack - Taken for granted and usually unanalyzed privileges, that most white Americans in our society assume. You can pick a job that hires through affirmative action. o Does that mean that you really earned the job or got it because of affirmative action Doctorsomeone might think yet not say is he qualified? Question people of color how they got where they are. Cash a check, clerk might think that you are irresponsible. Traffic cop pulls her over can you be sure that its not because youre not white? o Driving while black, but not while white To protect my children, I do not have to teach them to be aware of race. Bonilla-Silva There is racism today without racists P. 347 of text New racism just as dangerous as old kind of racism. o Avoids racial terminology o Bakke v. davis: Reversed affirmative action Won case o Schools reproduce racial inequality o Public figures are safe minorities Colin powell, condaleeza rice Half half white and black Says that if they can make it, everybody else can too What does this mean? Does it mean that everyone else in that racial group is facing equal opportunity? What new racism is all about o White people say the color blind society the past is past, get over it, stop complaining dont look at me I dont own any slaves. Why should I sacrifice so that your kids can get into UCLA if the jew and irish made it, how come blacks have not? Students say I did not get a job, because of a minority. Sites and Range of Discrimination Joe Feagin o Sites of discrimination Home workplace/school streets Definitely at home Not so much at workplace or home bc ppl have to be political See it in the streets Racist death 30 yrs ago Vincent Chin o Range of discriminatory actions Avoidance Rejection Verbal attack Physical threats and harassment by whites Robert Merton: Discrimination and the American Creed American Creed...
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