Basic Concepts

Basic Concepts - equal” doctrine o segregation is law of the land o SC said LA had the right to discriminate • 1870-1950 Jim Crow Segregation o

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Basic Concepts Institutional Discrimination: the denial of opportunities and equal rights to  individuals and groups that results from the normal operations of a society Segregation: the legal or social practice of separating people on the basis of  their race or ethnicity o State sanction, gov purposely enforced this 1896:  Plessy v. Ferguson - US Supreme Court decision that est. “separate but 
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Unformatted text preview: equal” doctrine o segregation is law of the land o SC said LA had the right to discriminate • 1870-1950: Jim Crow Segregation o 1830 Thomas “Daddy” Rice; “Jump Jim Crow” saw crippled black man, decided to imitate him making fun of him and ode to the owner of the man. Notion stuck o dark period of American history, lynching, race riots, KKK, chaos and extreme violence...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.

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