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Chapter 3: Discrimination ISS 215, section 003 Dr. Norman
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Discrimination is the denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice; Total discrimination : combination of current discrimination with past discrimination created by poor schools and menial jobs;
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Institutional Discrimination Denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups that results from the normal operation of society; Establishing credit risks Standardized text favor middle-class Criminal justice system Hiring practices Criminal records
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Informal economy Important concept because in some cases this type of economy is the only one available to minorities; Transfer of money, goods, or services that are not reported to the government; Found in inner city neighborhoods and poverty-stricken rural areas; Seasonal/infrequent employment Participants lack training/skills to be hired in the primary labor market;
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Median income by race, ethnicity, gender 2006-2007 data 2008 data
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Ending Discrimination? Voluntary organizations and the federal government Fair Employment Practices Commission in 1943 Opposed by southern whites and political leaders Franklin Roosevelt initiative No real power to make employers stop discriminating against African Americans Limited to federal government employees, federal contractors and labor unions Inadequate funding
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Ending Discrimination? Brown v. Board of Education
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