Racism chapter 5

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Race is?
 
Common set of physical characteristics may or may not share the same identity that holds a...
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Ethnocentrism is?
 
An orientation or set of beliefs that holds ones own culture, ethnic or racial group, or nation...
3
Racism is?
 
Stereotyping and generalizing about people, usually negatively because of race.
-a bias...
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Prejudice is?
 
An opinion about an individual, group or phenomenon that is developed without proof or evidence.
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Discrimination is? 
 
IS the physical action & unequal treatment of people.
D
-denying members...
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Jim Crow caste system?
 
*how African Americans were to act in front of whites, white supremacy
*embraced recital...
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LIncoln believed that African Americans were...
 
Inferior to whites.
*they should not coexist in the same nation.
*promoted resettling...
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Brown vs. board of education in 1954
 
Ruled that racial segregation in public school was unconstitutional.
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Strategies against racism...
 
*mass media appeals
*increase interaction among racial and ethnic groups
*civil...
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Violence in America..
 
*frequent violence against Chinese.
*slave treatment by white slave owners. 
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Racial & ethnics stereotypes..
 
Involve attributing a fixed and usually inaccurate or unfavorable conception to a racial or...
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Racial stereotypes involve differentiating people in terms of color or physical characteristics.
 
If people believe positive stereotypes, they will most likely believe negative ones. Ex:blacks...
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Institutional discrimination is
 
Prejudicial treatment in organizations based on official policies, overt behaviors, or behaviors...
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Institutional racism are found in...
 
Educational systems.
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Authoritarian personality is...
 
Is inflexible and rigid and has a low intolerance for uncertainty.
*this type of personality...
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White supremacy is?
 
*the belief and promotion of the belief that white people are superior to other racial backgrounds.
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Criminal thinking related to racism?
 
Irrational beliefs that allow them to tell themselves that their behavior is acceptable.
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Slavery in the US?
 
Slaves had come from well developed art form, political systems, family patterns, religious...
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Anglo-conformity ...
 
Assumes desirability of maintaining modified English institutions, language, and culture as...
20
Melting pot is?
 
Views the future American society not as a modified England but rather as a totally new blend,...
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Cultural pluralism is?
 
Series of coexisting groups, each preserving its own tradition  and culture but each loyal...
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Native Americans view on eye contact 
 
Rude to attempt eye contact. Think it is a form of intimidation.
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Institutional racism is?
 
Refers to discriminatory acts and policies against a racial group that pervade the major macro...
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Truth about Race?
 
There are no clear biological classifications of people.
+no racial group has any unique...
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Human Rights and Social Justice, how are they alike?
 
Human Rights provide the SW profession with a global and contemporary set of guidelines.
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Common between ethnic groups and racial groups?
 
Ethnic groups are a distinct group of people who share a common language, set of customs, history,...

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