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Unformatted text preview: 1 SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology Previously on Introduction to Sociology. Prejudice vs Discrimination Institutional Discrimination Racial groups vs Ethnic groups Noticeable physical and cultural differences will produce prejudice only if they are associated with status inequality or with competition Racial/ethnic groups often live in enclaves segregated from the dominant group to minimize negative consequences of contact with the majority Double consciousness SOCIAL STRATIFICATION: Urban Inequality 2 3 4 How to explain racial inequality and tension in America today? Liberals: emphasized racial prejudice as problem blindly and optimistically emphasized vibrancy of ghetto culture Conservatives: weak family values and creation of an indolent poor as the problems poor need to be off welfare and on their own Segregation and the Urban Underclass Racial Inequality maps onto Urban Inequality Both race and class combine to oppress many urban...
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