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Lecture 11

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Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA01H3
Professor
Ivanka Knezevic

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Race and ethnicity 120 MC, 30%-35% lectures and videos, 65%-70% textbook, non-cummulative Sociology of race and ethnic relations - Main focus: the way power and resources are unequally distributed among racial and ethnic groups - Ethnicity and race are socially constructed. They change - Satzewich: they are “acquired” rather than “ascribed” characteristics. - Knezevic: ascribed characteristics are changeable, because they are socially constructed by both members and outsiders Ethnicity – definitions Definitions of an ethnic group: 1. objective (by language, culture, religion, customs, national origin, history, and ancestry) - Common experience rather than common culture (Liodakis) - Are there “ethnic Canadians”? -- no 2. subjective (self-identification of group members). - Anderson: imagined communities have socially constructed symbolic markers. - Are there “ethnic Canadians”? -- yes - Ethnicity and race (the concepts of “self” and “other”) do NOT first appear in capitalism - Nation state appears with elements of capitalism within feudalism, caused by the need for enlarged market Race – definitions - Racia
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