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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC1101
Professor
Stephan Larose
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 9 ReviewHow do race and ethnicity differA race is a category of people who have been singled out as socially different often on the basis of real or alleged physical characteristics such as skin color hair texture eye shape or other subjectively selected characteristics An ethnic group is a collection of people distinguished by others or by themselves primarily on the basis of cultural or nationality characteristicsWhy are race and ethnicity importantRace and ethnicity are ingrained in our consciousness They often form the basis of hierarchical ranking in society and determine who gets what resources employment housing education and social servicesWhat is prejudicePrejudice is a negative attitude based on preconceived notions about members or selected groups Prejudice is often reinforced by stereotypes and is present in ethnocentric attitudes What is discrimination and how does it differ from prejudiceDiscrimination involves actions or practices of dominant group members that have a harmful impact on members of a subordinate g
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