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Lecture 23

SOC 134 Lecture 23: Lecture 23
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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 134
Professor
Melanie Murchison
Semester
Spring

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Lecture 23 4/20 What would you do? • Interpersonal racism: racism manifests in our dispositions, interactions, and practices • Institutional racism: systematic race-based domination, embedded and operating in universities, corporations, legal systems, political bodies, and other social collectives • Individualistic fallacy: racism is assumed to belong to the realm of ideas and prejudices • Prejudice: a negative attitude about a person or person based on their (perceived) group membership Racial Disparities in Incarceration • African Americans are 12% of monthly drug users, 38% of those are arrested for drug offenses, and 59% of those • People of color make up 30% of the us population, but 60% of the prison population o 1/3 black men can expect to go to prison at some point in their lifetime The War on Drugs • Between 1981 and 2001, drug control spending increased from $2 billion to over $18 billion • Drug enforceme
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