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Week 10 - Race and Ethnicity

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

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Sociology Week 10 Nov 16, 2010 Race & Ethnicity Marginality - being a part of more than one culture (home culture and host culture) - Studies indicate that people who are marginal are more creative (exposed to more traditions - Marginality music; marginal music is a creation by Afro-Americans; beginning with Jazz and Swing (1940s) then rock and roll (Chuck Berry) Movie: Chuck Berry Documentary Ethnic and Racial Stratification in Canada - Many Canadian sociologists had to qualify the view that ethnic and racial culture determines economic success or failure because: many members of ethnic and racial minority groups were economically successful despite ethnic and racial prejudice and discrimination; economic differences among ethnic groups and racial groups diminished - Diversity (ethnic) increased among the wealthy, government positions, professional groups - Feel more at home when living in a community dominated by their own ethnic group - Ethnic segregati
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