Chapter 1: Race And Ethnicity

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 Race an d Ethnic


 
  
Created Dec 1, 2010
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Minority Group
 
   Subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over...
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Racial Group
 
Group that is socially set apart because of obvious physical differences
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Ethnic Groups
 
   Group set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural...
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Biological Race
 
Mistaken notion of a genetically isolated (perfect/pure) human group
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Racism
 
A doctrine that one race is superior
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Racial Formation
 
Sociohistorical process by which racial categroies are created, inhibited, transformed, and...
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Sociology
 
Systematic study of social behavior and human groups
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Stratification
 
Structured ranking of entire groupd of people that perpetuates unequal rewards and power in...
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Functionalist Persoective
 
Sociological approach emphaizing how parts of a society are structured to maintain its Stability
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Conflict Perspective
 
Sociological approach that assumes that the social structure is best understood in terms of...
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Dysfunction
 
An element of a society that may distupt a social system or decreases its stability
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Blaming the Victim
 
Portraying the problems of racial and ethnic minorities as their fault rather than recognizing...
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Labeling Theory
 
Sociological approach, by Howard Becher, attempts to explain why certain people are viewed...
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Stereotypes
 
Unreliable, exaggerated generalizations about all members of a group that do not take into...
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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
 
In certain situations, people may respond to negative stereotypes and act on them, resulting...
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Migration
 
Transfer of population
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Emigration
 
(by emigrants) leaving a country
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Immigration
 
(By immigrants) coming to a new country as a permanent resident
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Globalization
 
Worldwilde integration of government policies, cultures, social movements, and financial markets   ...
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Colonialism
 
Foreign power's maintenance of political, social, economic, and cultural dominance over people...
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World System Theory
 
View of global economic system as divided between nations that control wealth and those that...
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Internal Colonialism
 
Treatment of subordinate peoples as colonel subjects by those in power
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Genocide
 
Deliberate, systematic killing of an entire people or nation  
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Ethnic Cleansing
 
forced deportation of peoplem accompanied by systematic violence     From:...
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Segregation
 
Physical seperation of two groups, often imposed on a subordinate group by the dominant group...
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Resegregation
 
Physical separation of racial and ethnic groups reappearing after a period of relative integration...

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