Week5Power,Privilege,AndEthnicityPart2PowerpointWGS191

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Unformatted text preview: at UC Berkeley -   Applied for U.S. ci<zenship on the grounds that his skin color made him a white person and thus eligible for naturaliza<on -   U.S. Supreme Court rejected his pe<<on Key Concept: Social Construc<on of Race EXAMPLE—U.S. ATTITUDES TOWARDS MEXICANS IN THE 1800s (Haney- López Ar<cle) -   TJ Farnham (1840): “indolent, mixed race” -   Greaser Act (1855): “not peacable and quiet persons” -   Sylvester Mowry (1863): “cheap, efficient, permanent” Key Concept: Privilege Allan G. Johnson Writer and former professor of sociology at Wesleyan University Key Concept: Privilege DEFINING PRIVILEGE –  when one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than because of any...
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