Racial inequality - Lecture Topic Racial and Ethnic Inequality Economic system produces class inequalities as Marx and Weber argue Different racial

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Lecture Topic: Racial and Ethnic Inequality Economic system produces class inequalities as Marx and Weber argue Different racial and ethnic groups are streamed into these classes. Melting Pot: USA tries to assimilate everyone to an American identity Canada is multicultural by contrast; but still has ethnic melting, not as much racial Race: A set of people with physical or genetic characteristics that are deemed to produce identifiable differences in appearance Ethnic Group: A set of people who consider themselves to share common characteristics that distinguish them from other groups in a society Mainly share religion, occupation, language, or politics New ethnic groups formed as people immigrate and emigrate Marx believed that capitalists use race and ethnic inequality to upset unity in the working class Factors that influence ethic groups Demographics o Birth, death, migration, marriage Members continuously leaving and coming Chain-Migration A process in which one family member successfully migrates to an area, and then other
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course SOC 102 taught by Professor Tepperman during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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Racial inequality - Lecture Topic Racial and Ethnic Inequality Economic system produces class inequalities as Marx and Weber argue Different racial

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