Day 14 Notes

Day 14 Notes - Day14Notes

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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon The End of Race? Basic Concepts Prejudice : negative attitude toward members of selected racial, ethnic, or  other groups Stereotypes : Over-generalizations about the characteristics of members of  groups Racism : the belief that members of separate races possess different and  unequal human traits Discrimination : actions by dominant-group members aimed at members of a  subordinate group that serve to inflict harm The New Jim Crow There are more Blacks under correctional control today—in prison or  jail, on probation or parole, than were enslaved in 1850. -As of 2004, more Black men were disenfranchised than in 1870 -A black child born today is less likely to be raised by both parents than a back  child born during slavery -Felons for life denied basic rights Black imprisonment due to increasing crime rates? -Crime rates at all-time lows, while prison population increases from about 
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Mermis-cava during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.

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