Environment ex the native american were removed and

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: tion the minority group is removed from a hostile or potentially hostile environment. environment. Ex: The Native American were removed and Ex: placed on reservations. Later, they were moved again. again. Continued Subjugation: This is Continued where the dominant group has every intention of maintaining its privileges over the minority group. privileges Genocide: This is where the Genocide: minority group is removed or eliminated by being exterminated. eliminated Ex: Adolf Hitler and the Nazis exterminated 6 Ex: million Jews between 1940 and 1945. million Racism: The belief that one racial category is inherently superior or inferior to another. to Usually, the belief is that the dominant group is Usually, superior to the minority group. superior Minority Group: Minority Those individuals whose appearances and Those cultural practices are at odds with the majority of society or the bulk of the population. This often leads to unequal treatment, and unequal access to wealth, power, and prestige. access The Majority (Dominant) Group: The The group that is known as the bulk of The society. Ethnocentrism: Ethnocentrism: The tendency to judge other cultures The through the prism of one’s own cultural standards. standards. Racial and Skin Preference Test: The Frustration- Aggression Hypothesis Hypothesis Some people that are goal directed or oriented can Some become frustrated and angry when their goals or desires are interrupted, blocked, or not achieved. They seek to find a socially approved target known as a “Scapegoat”. This often manifests itself in the form of the minority group. When you see a good man, try to emulate him. When you see a bad man, examine your own heart. -Confucius See video for examples of racism and discrimination: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ujQMuUSvWI The Trees There is unrest in the forest, There is trouble with the trees, For the maples want more sunlight And the oaks ignore their pleas. The trouble with the maples, (And they're quite convinced they're right) They say the oaks are just too lofty And they grab up all the light. But the oaks can't help their feelings If they like the way they're made. And they wonder why the maples Can't be happy in their shade. There was trouble in the forest, And the creatures all have fled, As the maples scream "Oppression!" And the oaks just shake their heads So the maples formed a union And demanded equal rights. "The oaks are just too greedy; We will make them give us light." Now there's no more oak oppression, For they passed a noble law, And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. By: Rush Lyrics by: Neil Peart...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online