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