Anthropology 122S ANTY 122S - 01
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RACE AND MINORITIES WEEK 5 9/26/2016 1911 the U.S. made the Dillingham commission to study the immigration question further o Concluded that old Americans were the desirables and that they were the ones that were going to keep the U.S. running whereas the new Americans were not Antithesis o Boas o Document that noted they were against Arian Supremacy 19391945 o WWII o Race began to be further questioned o During that time the U.S. confronted its own realities on an international scale 1947 U.N. accepted the petition to U.N. for relief from a crime of U.S. government against the negro people o Charged with ethnocide and genocide against the negro race o Prejudice, discrimination, and racism o Parallels Mendilion genetics A science that explains human variation 1950’s scholars began to ask for an analysis of the notion of race Early 1960’s events bring it to the forefront o Race is a poor indicator of in the study of humans 1962 Frank Livingston on the “NonExistence of Human Races o Current anthropology practice o Caused turmoil between people Political and social economic climate changed o Civil Rights Movement o Notions of race was fought o New questions arose 1966 o The Biological Concepts of Race Printed by UNESCO 13 statements All men living today belong to a single species Pure races do not exist in human species Mankind can’t be classified into clear cut categories; the classification are limited and invite abusive generations Within hereditary potentialities concerning intelligence, capacity for cultural development, or physical traits there is not any justification for an inferior or superior races o Genetics moves forward as does society 9/28/2016 Ethnicity o Didn’t appear until 1972 edition of the oxford dictionary Evolutionary in cultural identity Criteria of Ethnicity o Interest in rooting group in home culture o An attachment to a home land real or mythical o An ideology of shared ancestry o A clustering of recognized cultural traits Ethnicity o A group identity that attaches a series of social, political, economic attributes to create a group identity that contrasts with other identities o Must exist in a multiethnic environment Cultural and social construct Notion of Ethnicity has a status called minority Minority o Sometimes thought of by mass o A status in which a subordinate group has significantly less power than the dominant group o Experience: A significant narrowing of opportunities Guarantees no sharing in proportion to numbers in what society defines as socially valuable resources o Characteristics: Membership is usually not voluntary An ascribed status Possesses a phenotypically or cultural characteristics that are markers of difference that distinguishes and ascribe that status Society creates structural, social, and cultural boundaries that are difficult and impossible to cross An experience of unequal treatment of prejudice, discrimination, segregation, racism Society makes them acutely aware of subordinate statutes that leads to consequences Us and Them syndrome
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