Exam One Vocabulary

Exam One Vocabulary - Exam One Vocabulary Multiracial...

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Exam One Vocabulary Multiracial Heritage: belonging to two or more racial groups Racial Discourses: collections of ideas about race that were developed by secular au- thorities such as philosophers, writers, and scientists Nationality: citizenship, membership in a specific politically delineated territory con- trolled by a government Rise of Nationalism: where nations invade other countries to claim it for their own fame and glory Rise of Capitalism: where products being developed not to meet the needs, but to make profits Symbolic Violence: the process of people of color unknowingly accepting and support- ing the terms of their own domination Chattel Slavery: state of permanent slavery, workers treated as any other piece of property, bought and sold at owner’s discretion Five Fallacies: Ahistorical Fallacy: belief that assumes history is inconsequential; only what’s “recent” matters Individualistic Fallacy: belief that racism is assumed to belong to the realm of ideas and prejudices; racism is not only intentional but also habitual and social - racism isn’t always intentional, it exists in our habits and our social institutions Fixed Fallacy: belief that assumes racism is fixed and constant across time and space Legalistic Fallacy: belief that assumes that abolishing racist laws effectively abolishes racism ex. laws against car theft do not ensure that your own car won’t get stolen Tokenistic Fallacy: beliefs that assumes the presence of color in influential positions is evidence that racism no longer exists Three R’s: - Reflexivity - turning the instruments of social science- especially critical evaluation carried out with a sociological imagination- back on oneself - uncover taken for granted ways of thinking that influence how she understands the social world - if we wish to study society we must first study ourselves - Relationality (society viewed on relations) - building blocks of society are unfolding relationships - individual or group is best examined by exploring Field of Life: the networks of relationships within which that individual or group is embedded - examines how society’s major fields of life are penetrated by racial dynamics moving from large impersonal fields to smaller more intimate ones - how america’s legal field is affected by race - gives off the impression that each racial group is fundamentally different from the next - pushes us to interrogate, ask hard questions
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- Reconstruction - pushes us to take our new- found knowledge and use it to change the world in which we live in - involves using knowledge we have acquired about racial domination and fight it - reconstructing how we think about race in our own lives and how races is dis- cussed elsewhere White Antiracists: Those who recognize their own white privileges and disavow the ra- cial structure from which they draw their privilege, leveraging their advantages in the fight to dismantle racial domination Eugenics: The science ensuring genetic purity White Privilege:
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course NUTRI 132 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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