SOCIOL 2R03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Labour Candidates And Parties In Canada, Visible Minority, Main Source
Lecture 7 race and ethnic inequality (oct 3) Aboriginals in canada (lecture)-native americans (from text) Culture of poverty and the social reproduction of poverty. Race is a social construction, not a biological fact (sernau,) In the 19th century used to classify and identify groups. Skin pigmentation, hair type, size of brain used to group peoples. See the emergency of a hierarchical relationship. Racial categories are fluid (example from text: 2017: 119, 2014: 111) Social construction b/c it exists in certain time & certain place not a biological fact. Discourse of race began in early writings in early colonial ventures of european societies. Biological characteristics of race are ranked higher than another group of ppl or lower. The term racial group is described to set apart from a certain group of ppl. It is the culture of physical society that constructs certain differences in that group. The social construction of race changes depending on the period of history in time.