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Unformatted text preview: benefit are more resistant to change. Remember the idea of "Tyranny of the majority?" Most of the population is willing to let a minority of people suffer high rates of unemployment and poverty. D. Changing the Status Quo Is Costly Change means that those with resources will have to pay higher taxes as well as give up existing advantages. In the 1990s Americans are not very interested in paying taxes either. E. Ideology Perpetuates Minority Position The dominant group always develops a set of values and beliefs which justify existing inequality. The justification is an attempt to rationalize the inequality. Once established, ideology becomes an integral part of social structure and is, therefore, difficult to change. Racist beliefs are examples of ideology ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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