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3.3.4 Practice: How Does Racism Affect Society?SociologyName: Aidan WilkersonDate: 10/21/20How Does Racism Affect Society?ASSIGNMENTReview:Before you complete the three steps of this assignment, review the three theoreticalframeworks of sociology as well as the three key terms from this lesson that are listed below.Three theoretical frameworks of sociology:Social-conflict approach:Also known asconflict theory, the social-conflictapproach views society as being composed of groups that compete for scarceresources. This approach uses a macro-level orientation, meaning that it looks atentire communities, cities, countries, and so on.Structural-functional approach:The structural-functional approach sees society asa complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability. Thisapproach also uses a macro-level orientation.Symbolic-interaction approach:The symbolic-interaction approach views societyas a product of the everyday interactions of individuals and composed of symbols thatpeople use to establish meaning and communicate with one another. This approachuses a micro-level orientation.Key terms:Ethnicity:A shared identity based on cultural elements such as heritage, language,and religion.Race:A socially constructed group of people who share similar physicalcharacteristics that members of a society consider important and use to distinguishthat group from other groups.Racism:Systematic mistreatment based on race, historically against people of color.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Linda Stroud
Tags
White people, Trayvon Martin

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