DL_AM_Course_Introduction_Fall2012

Wewillbeusingtheterminthissociologicalsensewewillbeexa

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Unformatted text preview: ority”
is
 interchangeable
with
“dominant.”
For
example,
women
represent
a
minority
 group
in
the
United
States
even
though,
in
sheer
numbers,
there
are
more
 women
in
this
country
than
men;
In
South
Africa
under
Apartheid,
Black
 outnumbered
Whites
but
were
(and
in
many
ways
continue
to
be)
a
minority.
 
 We
will
be
using
the
term
in
this
sociological
sense.
We
will
be
examining
 relations
of
dominance
and
subordination
primaril...
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