Soc Different & Inequality (D)
Soc Different & Inequality (D) ISS 215
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if 7quot yr H quot394 Ethnicity 155 215 section 001 Dr Norman Tuesday September 6 2011 u Subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over their I own lives than do the members ofa l dominant or majority group I Have majority groups always been in control a Southern states high minority population ii Detroit up until the late 19 605 2006 V 2100 projected Asian 0 3 D O 0 3 CD 391 57 V Asian a and other 14 American Indian 08 39 gawk 39 7 2 m zg 1 Unequal treatment because of prejudice discrimination segregation extermination 2 Distinguishing physical or cultural traits such as skin color language religion etc 3 Involuntary membership born into the group 4 Strong sense of group solidarity because of the awareness of subordination Ingroup marriage SJ I Plopovtlon mlnor y Under 15 15 29 U 30 49 7 Over 50 KMKMECCCCKW n Racial groups defined in terms of obvious physical differences ie skin color hair type and color I Ethnic groups differentiated on the basis of cultural differences ie language social issues food religion Differences usually originate from groups homeland n Religious groups religious beliefs different from the dominant faith Mormons Jehovah s Witnesses Amish Muslims Buddhists 1 Gender groups females culturally are the subordinate group 7 n Age cohort differences a Sexual orientation defined by one s physical sexual attraction to their own sex a Disability based on physical and or emotional deficiencies that challenge the ability to function in society 39 i 39 r l 1111 39 l 55 n Stratification is the structured ranking of entire 1 groups of people that perpetuates unequal 1 rewards and power in society l l a Class factor social and or wealth ranking a Race factor ranking based on skin color a Gender malefemaletransgendered a Sexual orientation societal fringes a Social status in the community or country a Migration general term used to describe any transfer of population Voluntary or involuntary Country to country With the same country PUSH factors religions persecution economic reasons PULL factors better standard of living friends and relatives move promised job Forced movement all but guarantees a subordinate role Voluntary movement can create a subordinate role n Annexation when countries incorporate or seize adjacent land into their borders um German annexation during WWII m Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo that ended the Mexican American Was in 1848 gave to the US California Utah Nevada parts of New Mexico Arizona Wyoming and Colorado in Resulted in the indigenous people becoming minorities m The dominant power aggressor in annexation generally suppresses language and culture of the new minority n Colonialism most common a maintenance of political social economic and cultural dominance over people by a foreign power for an extended period of time in Rule by outsiders British Empire over much of North America parts of Africa India a Power gained through military action political organizations investment capital m Puerto Rico territory of the US residents are US citizens but can t vote in Presidential elections 11 J TLJN NC OCS W F4001 C UCE4N PACIFIC ISUWDS Eu am 1 GERMAN 1899 WORLD COLONIAL EMPIRES 1900 Belgium German Empire ltay Portugal United States France Great Britain 1 The Netherlands Spain 7 Other independent states vg I A x 39 r quot r 7 we 2 D 39 3 My ar fg v I X I g 3 0 395 El Extermination same as genocide which is the i deliberate systematic killing of an entire group of l people or nation a Ethnic cleansing forced deportation of people accompanied by systematic violence Serbs to eliminate Muslim from parts of Bosnia Kurds in Iraq by Saddam i Native Americans in the 19th century i n Expulsion groups of people forced to leave certain areas of vacate a country I Secession minority group secedes to form a new nation or moves to an already established country Iews moving to Israel in the 19403 4571 1 39V 7 l l 39 4 a El Segregation separation of minority groups from i majority group work environments schools j housing neighborhood social functions 1 1 Fusion minority and majority groups combine to form a new group melting pot concept where a new group represents the best qualities attributes of the cultures that merge US San Francisco etc a Assimilation when a minority group takes on the characteristics of a dominant group and is eventually accepted as part of the majority group AfricanAmericans taking on white American values bilingual education How diverse is your home town Are some groups being subordinated in your home town Have you observed differences in subordination in East Lansing or in other cities you ve visited Should America officially become a dual language country Spanish English Identify protest resistance efforts by minority groups in America What about relationships between mental illness and alcoholism with prejudice and discrimination