SOC263H5 Lecture : Lecture #7-Post-Industrial Inequality (2) – Race and Ethnic Inequality

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Post-industrial inequality (2) race and ethnic inequality. Originally racial inequality stemmed from natural sciences to classify and separate individuals based on physical traits (different racial backgrounds, skin color, etc ) a hierarchy is placed based on these different features. there is a valid and empirical basis for distinguishing different races. Racialization: the process where individual"s physical traits are deemed to seem significant and differences in these physical traits lead to inequality among people. Racialization serves as the justification for a great deal of colonial, empirical, and etc history. White man"s burden is a book is the idea that the white population has a responsibility to civilize all the populations they invade. They had a moral responsibility to spread civilization. Being a slave was solely determined by the color of one"s skin. Fanon argues that colonialism wasn"t only based on the exploitation of one country intruding other countries (it was a large part of it).