Unformatted text preview: Voluntary migration is not really a good explanation by itself. Swedes and Germans do not experience minority status when they migrate to the US. B. Slave Transfer Slave transfer can surely account for minority status, but this is merely a specific form of the more general category called colonialism. C. Colonization Colonialism (or conquest) is the primary cause of racism (From Huaco's Social Theory notes: Fall, 1987) 1. A conquest occurs when one group conquers another culture. 2. The conquered are immediately placed at the lower end of society. 3. To justify the degraded position of the conquered, the conquerors learn to despise the conquered....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Minority group, minority status, racist beliefs