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Week 5 (September 18-23) - Race and Racism

by: Ricardo Rauseo

Week 5 (September 18-23) - Race and Racism ANT3451

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These notes cover what we saw on Week 5: Race and Ethnicity - Race Cross-Culturally
Race and Racism
Mary Elizabeth Ibarrola
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ricardo Rauseo on Friday September 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ANT3451 at University of Florida taught by Mary Elizabeth Ibarrola in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see Race and Racism in Cultural Anthropology at University of Florida.


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Date Created: 09/23/16
Monday, September 19, 2016 Race and Ethnicity Race migrations  How does immigration affect the way that people think about race and classify themselves and others?  Study of Dominicans and Puerto Ricans in New York, Santo Domingo, and San Juan  Race and ethnicity are part of culture Latinos in the US  3% of pop. In 1950l 17.3% in 2014  Growth rate 4x greater than general population  Largest minority group as of 2003 Political debate and Public concern  2004 – Samuel Huntington o Cultural threat o Two languages, two cultures, two peoples  2006 & 2007 – Senate o Amendments to designate national language  2010 – Arizona o “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act” SB 1070 o Still enforced, supported by Supreme Court decision “Taco trucks on every corner”  1932 – US government first deports Mexicans o Half a million US and Mexican citizens deported  2016 – Latinos for Trump spokesman warns about the dominant nature of Mexican culture Race Based Fear  Latinos treated as a unique race, but changing  2010 Census – 37% of Latinos identify as “other”  What will Latinos become? o New racial group o Expansion of whiteness o Pigmentocracy (division) Race  Worldview o Culturally structured, systematic way of looking at, perceiving and interpreting reality  Socially imposed  Hierarchical  Intrinsic inequality Racial Schemas  Schema o Mental structure  Represents a certain set of knowledge  Used to process information o Racial categories and the set of rules for what they mean  Relational and cultural Ethnicity  Shared cultural heritage, ancestry, history, homeland, language or dialect  Linked to culture  Individual choice, positive identification  Group membership, can be plural Culture  A way of life of a group of people  The behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that people accept and transmot from generation to generation  Concrete o Hijab  Behavioral o Why she is wearing the hijab  Symbolic o Religion Acculturation/Syncretism  Cultural assimilation o Acculturation the processes of change in artifacts, costumes, and beliefs that result from the contact of two or more cultures”  Syncretism o Blending of culture o Mosaic o Melting pot but not blender Nationality  Link to a particular nation state o Legal relationship o New entity – 19 , 20 century  Can be a cognate for ethnicity  Transnationalism o Immigrants form active social links Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Discussion Last Class  Race and culture are experienced  People do not often distinguish between race and ethnicity (today)  Racial discrimination greater than ethnic discrimination in this country (historically) o Distribution of resources o Protection under the law o Public policy, private institutions, communal actions Race as History  Previous interactions  Immigration  Ideology  Nationalism  Expansionism  Slavery


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