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Exam 1 Study Guide

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Exam 1 Study Guide SOC 310

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Jean Beaman

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Jean Beaman
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Date Created: 02/16/15
Exa m 1 review Race vs Ethnicity Race is tied to physical differences ethnicity tied to cultural differences Both are socially constructed Ethnicity tied to ancestry national origin Race based on certain physical differences that have been socially de ned as meaningful Racial and ethnic identities assigned is what society labels you as asserted is what you personally identify with Fluid identities change xed is permanent and based on your perception of what can be changed or not Thick identities have a big effect job education thin has a smaller effect on your everyday life Racialization assigning racial and ethnic categories to groups and then placing that group in a racial hierarchy Racial frame set of ideas that organize or help us make sense of living in a racialized or racially diverse society How we make sense of different interactions with different groups embedded within us Nation idea of being recognized as a nation by others an imagined community of people of same nation even though you haven t met them or have anything else in common Citizenship status of being a full member of a community and rights that are attached to that Nationalism feeling of belonging how people of a nation become united as a doctrine directly related to colonialism Prejudice and Stereotypes prejudice is a strong negative feeling towards a group based on that generalization stereotype is an overgeneralization Example of a stereotype is that all African Americans are athletic prejudice would be the feeling that all AfricanAmericans are not smart Discrimination actions of a dominant group that act negatively towards a subordinate group that have harmful effects Types of discrimination institutional jim Crow laws direct vs indirect unintended subtlecovert small group macro vs micro cumulative builds upon itself and systemic Racism an ideology that views physical characteristics as natural differences and based on these differences we establish a hierarchy of who are the dominant and subordinate groups in society Types of racism backstage separate conversations behind close doors individual symbolic or modern racism colorblind racially coded speech old fashioned overt racism systemic lntersectionality interaction between systems of oppression gender religion sexuality socioeconomic status etc International migration Push and pull factors push factors are what drives you from where you re living pull factors are what makes you migrate towards a particular place Types of migration contract labor refugees voluntary forced Assimilation adaptation to a host group language religion food education ideology intermarriage residentialspatial Melting Pot immigrants lose traditions and ethnic speci cities and assimilateform into an American blend Cultural Pluralism each ethnic group has right to maintain culture Angloconformity idea that groups conform to Anglo culture Transnationalism maintain connectionsrelation to country of origin Construction of the white race attributing negative qualities to subordinate groups ex blacks are primitive that exclude them from a growing white race English immigrants established status of assimilation Anglo protestant culture shared racist views of colonists upward mobility when replaced by machinesother immigrants Irish immigrants voluntary Irish famine push factor religious assimilation black discrimination helped incorporate them into the white race Jewish immigrants push factor was economic hardship complicated by religious distinction as well too intelligent crafty Italian immigrants land and agriculture problems pushed immigration ethnic enclaves were dominant migrated along kinship networks association with the ma a DuBois Souls of Black Folk doubleconsciousness living with a double mentality how they see themselves as they personally see themselves and also how they perceive whites view them reinforces inferiority Biological view idea that there are subspecies within the human race


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