sociology 16

sociology 16 - Sociology Discussion Race Something is...

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11/04/2011 Sociology Discussion Race - Something is racist when it is an idea, which attempts to generalize, essentialize, or stereotype people of color Need to know: Race- Social constructed system of classification Racial Formation – process of races changing status Ethnicity - define cultural groups by cultural practices Stereotypes vs. Prejudice Discrimination and Institutional Discrimination Racism Material vs. Symbolic Inequality Racial Privilege Colorblind Racism- not acknowledging the races divides people/ gives people unequal opportunities, the idea that race doesn’t matter Racial Projects- - The spread of racist “ideologies which aim to construct a hierarchy of value and legitimacy - “Racial formation results from historically situated racial projects where in racial categories are created, inhabited, transformed, and destroyed” Racial form Racial Projects Racial Categories Racism in political and liberal ideologies - Opposing government spending (the enlightenment) – “the idea that the Gov. is
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