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History De nitions and foundational concepts Ethnic Studies 0 Started in 1968 0 In San Francisco State University Berkeley 0 Started out as 0 Third World Liberation Front TWLF Violence 0 Governor Ronald Reagan called in multiple police departments and national guards 0 Faculty of campus weren t happy 0 Students and faculty were fighting together 0 Results 0 First Ethnic Studies department at Berkeley 0 First college of Ethnic Studies at SFSU 0 By 1980 majority of universities had an Ethnic Studies classcourse Ethnic Studies is 0 An academic discipline 0 A set of theories and academic efforts designed to study document and analyze the relationship between radicalized groups in the US Stereotype 0 The overgeneralized belief that a certain trait behavior or attitude characterizes all members of some group 0 What makes them bad is the history they re tied to Prejudice 0 Rigidly held unfavorable attitudes beliefs and feelings about members of a specific group Discrimination 0 Unfair treatment of people based on a social characteristic such as race sex gender ethnicity Racism 0 A view that certain ethnic or racial groups are biologically inferior to other groups and the systematic and institutionalized practices of domination and exploitation that result form such a view institutional action Social Institutions 0 Structures in any society that provide a foundation for people s behavior in certain major areas of social life 0 EX family education government religion Oppression 0 Prejudice and discrimination systematically directed toward whole socially recognized groups of people in an effort to regulate their lives 0 This practice emerges 0 Oppression is a social not individual phenomenon Race relations 0 The complex ways in which members of different radicalized groups in a given society interact with and relate to each other 0 Radicalized group O A group that has racial meaning attached to it based on its history and its relation to other radicalized groups Racial formation 0 the process by which social economic and political forces determine the content and importance or racial categories and by which those racial categories are in turn shaped by racial meanings Race 0 A category of people labeled and treated as equal because of believed common biological traits such as skin color shape of nose etc How can we know that race is more of a social term than it is a biological notion 0 Because in spite of its supposed biological components as a concept the meanings we attach to specific races have been subjected to constant change Ethnicity 0 A learned cultural heritage history values language habitat etc shared by a group of people usually people from the same nationality and in some cases of the same race 0 EX African American Polish LatinoHispanic Racial Ideology 0 A system of racial meanings myths and stereotypes essential to the maintenance or the racial order in a society 0 Racial ideologies are maintained by the different social institutions 0 The Government is the most important social institution in the process of inculcating racial ideologies by creating laws that affect specific racial ethnic groups 0 Slavery laws 0 Jim Crow laws 0 Immigration laws Loving V Virginia was a landmark decision by the US Supreme Court in 1967 rendering antimiscegenation laws unconstitutional thereby ending Lynching s 0 The practice were a more direct form of racial ideology enacted to control a specific population 0 The US government estimates that between 1880 and 1950 a little over 47001ynching s occurred in the US of those 3437 were Blacks 0 Reasons 0 They stepped out of line 0 Disobeyed Jim Crow laws 0 Gaining economic prominence which would give them more power 0 Too freeminded and vocal