Chapter 1: Race And Ethnicity

 Race An D Ethnic
Created Dec 1, 2010
by sporty1824
Table View

Flashcard Set Preview

Side ASide B
Minority Group
   Subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over...
Racial Group
Group that is socially set apart because of obvious physical differences
Ethnic Groups
   Group set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural...
Biological Race
Mistaken notion of a genetically isolated (perfect/pure) human group
A doctrine that one race is superior
Racial Formation
Sociohistorical process by which racial categroies are created, inhibited, transformed, and...
Systematic study of social behavior and human groups
Structured ranking of entire groupd of people that perpetuates unequal rewards and power in...
Functionalist Persoective
Sociological approach emphaizing how parts of a society are structured to maintain its Stability
Conflict Perspective
Sociological approach that assumes that the social structure is best understood in terms of...
An element of a society that may distupt a social system or decreases its stability
Blaming the Victim
Portraying the problems of racial and ethnic minorities as their fault rather than recognizing...
Labeling Theory
Sociological approach, by Howard Becher, attempts to explain why certain people are viewed...
Unreliable, exaggerated generalizations about all members of a group that do not take into...
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
In certain situations, people may respond to negative stereotypes and act on them, resulting...
Transfer of population
(by emigrants) leaving a country
(By immigrants) coming to a new country as a permanent resident
Worldwilde integration of government policies, cultures, social movements, and financial markets   ...
Foreign power's maintenance of political, social, economic, and cultural dominance over people...
World System Theory
View of global economic system as divided between nations that control wealth and those that...
Internal Colonialism
Treatment of subordinate peoples as colonel subjects by those in power
Deliberate, systematic killing of an entire people or nation  
Ethnic Cleansing
forced deportation of peoplem accompanied by systematic violence     From:...
Physical seperation of two groups, often imposed on a subordinate group by the dominant group...
Physical separation of racial and ethnic groups reappearing after a period of relative integration...

Upgrade and get a lot more done!