The riot following the 1992 King verdict was different from the riots of the

The riot following the 1992 king verdict was

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53. The riot following the 1992 King verdict was different from the riots of the 1960s in that many of the businesses looted and burned were owned by Chinese Americans. A) True B) False 54. The more desirable jobs in the service sector have increasingly demanding educational prerequisites.
Page 11 55. The results of Royster’s study suggest that access to jobs is controlled by nepotism, cronyism, personal relationships, and networks of social relations that are decidedly not open to everyone. 56. Today, nearly 70% of white Americans support the idea that black and white children should attend different schools 57. According to the text, secondary structural assimilation refers to integration in more public areas such as the job market, schools, and the political institution. A) True B) False 58. The first African American representative to the U.S. Congress was elected in 1928. 59. “Relations between dominant and minority groups change as the larger society changes.” Apply this idea to U.S. black- white relations in the twentieth century. How were African Americans in the South and North affected by industrialization and automation? Include a discussion of changing prejudice and discrimination, jobs, and residential patterns. 60. The Civil Rights Movement in the South during the 1920s and 1960s relied on nonviolent, direct action as a primary strategy. Describe how this strategy worked. Why did this strategy succeed in the South? Why did it NOT succeed outside the South? 61. Summarize and critique the culture of poverty theory as it has been applied to African Americans. Does the culture of poverty theory provide an adequate explanation of black urban poverty? Why or why not? 62. Characterize the status of African Americans in terms of acculturation, secondary structural integration, and primary structural assimilation. 0 0
Page 12 63. Define and explain “modern racism.” How does this form of prejudice differ from other forms? What are the relationships between modern racism and support for government policies that address problems of racial and ethnic inequality?
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