Race Ethnicity 1

Race Ethnicity 1 - Structured Inequality Sport and...

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Structured Inequality Sport and Race/Ethnicity Part 1
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Minority Groups Relatively powerless compared to majority. Possesses traits that make it different from others. Systematically condemned by negative stereotyped beliefs. Singled out for differential and unfair treatment (discrimination).
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Minority Groups Race – Socially defined category on the basis of a presumed genetic heritage resulting in distinguishing social characteristics. Ethnicity – Condition of being culturally distinct on the basis of race, religion, or national origin. In sport, does performance count or does race/ethnicity come into play?
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Native American Issues Caught between a burning desire to leave the reservation and an irresistible instinct to stay. Several Native-Americans excel in high school sports but many abandon their college dreams. They are known as high risk recruits who don’t stay at college very long.
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Why Do They Return To The Reservation? Familiar surroundings.
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