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Unformatted text preview: Americans of Japanese descent during World War II. Concepts 1. Triangulation A subcategory of class stratification, it is most simply put as not bad, not good, but something else. 2. Race Biologically speaking, ineffectual; socially speaking, man made; to the laity, a cultural construct by which many are unconsciously bound. 3. White A category of American people of European descent; light skinned. Comparisons Unconscious Bias and Race as Class are certainly complimentary. Unconscious drawing on social stereotypes ultimately perpetuates and facilitates the notion that Race exists as a category of class. Applications The pseudo-accolade Honorary White otherwise used more pejoratively as whitewashed is commonly ascribed to those who are apparently too savvy to American culture. It is, however, an imbecilic concept as ones ethnicity as the term white alludes to cannot be helped by ones actions....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course SOCI 1 taught by Professor Blair-loy during the Winter '10 term at UCSD.
- Winter '10