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Lecture 12

SOCA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Imagined Community


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA01H3
Professor
Ivanka Knezevic
Lecture
12

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Last Soc Lecture (y) 11/29/2012 4:00:00 PM
Final Exams
120 MC Questions
Non-Cummulative
30-35% from lectures, the rest from readings.
Locations on Portal.
Sociology of Race and Ethnic Relations
They are socially constructed, and they change.
Race and ethnicity are acquired rather than ascribed characteristics.
Knezevic Ascribed can change as it is socially constructed by both
members and outsiders.
Definition
Definitions of an Ethic Group:
i. Objective (by language, culture, religion, customs, national
history, etc.)
Common experience, rather than common culture.
ii. Subjective (Self-identification).
Imagined communities have socially constructed
symbolic markers.
Ethnicity and Race do NOT first appear in Capitalism.
Nation State appears with elements of capitalism,
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