Race and Ethnicity 11.28.11

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Race and Ethnicity Race Skin Color Physical differences Social human construct used to create hierarchy Ethnicity Religion Accent Heritage Food Music Clothing Political Language - Gives a sense of belonging - A process of “othering ” us vs. them Geographies of Race South Africa – diverse ethnic landscape History – White settlement (Dutch) to Cape Town in 1652 Early 1800s British come and takeover Dutch ancestry but consider themselves Bours Bours head north into interior of the country Create Bour republics Bour Wars – British take over the republics early 1900s 1910 – Union of South Africa Bours now refer to selves as Afrikaners 1948 – Afrikaners defeat British in national election, develop Apartheid Apartheid – a system of legal, racial segregation Population registration act – required every single South African to registered, classified into 3 categories White Black – African Colored – mixed races, non white/black Categories based on: appearance, social acceptance, lineage
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course PSYCH 1113 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Oklahoma State.

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