Running Head: THE YAKUZA
Criminals for a Good Cause
California State University San Bernardino
The Japanese mafia, the Yakuza, have been a vital part of Japan for hundreds of years.
Central to that topic are the v
Prof. J. Fenelon
SSCI 316-03 Race and Racism, COURSE NOTES on Section 3, Final
As we entered into this last phase of our course, we need to review some of the basic
principles of the origin of race, and therefore racism, as we have considered them and as
Midterm Study Guide
-Spatial: How things are related or arranged across the earth's surface.
-Functional Specialization: Different groups and areas specializing in different areas of the
economy and production.
-Scale: The ratio of the distance bet
Intelligence and Intelligence testing IV
IQ testing was brough to the us by Henry H Goddard in 1914. He taught at Standford Uni.
Became the test known as Stanford Binet Test
Reconceived the IQ test as test of intelligence in the ideal sense.
Arguments for sociobiology
o Very detailed behaviors programmed by instinct. Shows that there can be instinctive
behaviors for humans.
o Possible that the genes exist but no evidence to show that they do exist.
Race and intelligence will not be o
Slurs-to make a group look/feel bad.
Euphemism (I.e. Using the word "color" to refer to people or "japs")
Denotation- the actual meaning of the word
Connotation- added meaning that people understand, usually tells more about the person talk
Conventalized view of a category where all members of that category are seen as being
essentially the same. Sharing the same unvarying characteristics.
Sapir whorf: habitual grooves of thought.
o Words shape the way we think
o EX: someone
J F Blumenbach (focused on skin color, hair color, and eye color and hair texture)(1890)
Article for exam
Species: ex. Donkey horse= mules are sterile
Children of different "species" will have a deformity of some sorts.
The child will be less intelligent than from the parents.
Polish Jewish background
1. Spatial: How things are related to or arranged across the earths surface
2. Scale: The ratio of the distance between 2 places on a map, and the actual distance between those 2
places on the Earths surface
-The smaller the fraction, the smaller t
An important outcome of the concerns presented at the federal level by
the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters includes
C. A and B
A. an African American group was heard at the federal level
B. an African American grou
_ impacts the relationship between majority and minority.
According to Blauner, when groups come
Native Americans share with African Americans the history of
C. both A and B
C. both A and B
A government backed, paternalistic system controlled _ prior to the mid
Which of the following IS TRUE of immigration from Mexico into the US?
A. It has always been
B. It has always been
C. It was encouraged until
The Bracero program
A. applied to agricul
A law forbidding people of different perceived racial groups from
marrying is referred to as a/n _ law.
C. racial profiling
The concept of _ refers to a merging into one common cul
The names or labels given to the categories discussed throughout our
A. are considered to determine clear and
B. are arbitrary
C. are consistent with labels used on census
D. B and C
Cultural Learning/Bias Challenge Project: Grading
(out of 15)
(out of 3)
(45-50 out of 50)
they chose to take
the test th
o Aral Sea was really a lake though
Health issues in Russia such as alcholo
Changes in daily living
o Revival of religion
o New freedoms
o Chrismas shoopoing
o More freedoms- more food chi
WEEK1PP1 Geography studies how and why of the distribution pattern processes explaining the social, economic and physical phenomena Two systematic branches in geography Human and Physical
Geography What is missing in other social and naturals sciences tha
Subdivision and Conquer Questions 1. The first conquest in the 19th century when the Native Americans was vanquished but the second conquest is now the victim is Land itself. 2. Today
the west is conquered by Highways, subdivisions and strip malls 3. From
WEEK#1 What do we study in geography? Geography studies how and why of the distribution,pattern,processes,explaining the social, economic and physical phenomena. 2 systematic
branches in geography: human/physical. What is missing in other social and natur
The first conquest in the 19th century when the Native Americans was vanquished but the second conquest is now the victim is Land itself. 2.Today the west is conquered by
Highways, subdivisions and strip malls 3.From New York to California it is spreading
Walter Christaller Central Place Theory: A German geographer attempted to explain the size and location of settlements for understanding urban interdependence Assumptions
Towns provide countryside with fundamental goods Farm population would be dispersed
Growing up I never asked my parents about our background of where we originally came
from. I also really never knew my grandparents names or birthdates. This is the first time I have
to do an assignment of my family tree
SSCI 316 MIDTERM 2 STUDY GUIDE
What is cranial capacity, and how is it measured?
Cranial capacity is a measure of the volume of the interior of the cranium
Capacity is often tested by filling the cranial cavity with particulate material (with millet
SSCI 165 Final Exam Notes
o All together they form japan
Earthquake of march 11, 2011 on the island of Honshu
o Earthquake magnitude of 9.0 followed by a tsunami
o Houses and building washed away in the city of
Reals and regions
o Humans are territorial
We create boundaries around our spatial acquisitions
including our 200+ countries.
Dividing the world into manageable parts
Realms and regions
Realms can and do change over time
Today we di
Some Things to know for the final. You will need a green scantron, #2 pencil and you
may bring a 3 x 5 card (handwritten on both sides)
o All together they form japan
Earthquake of march 11, 2011