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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 1A06
Professor
Sandra Colavecchia
Semester
Winter

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Exam Review Race and Ethnic Relations  Ch 8 NS  Ch 15 SIQ  Ch 16 SIQ A Soc. Persp.  Inequality & power  Social significance of categories of race and ethnicity  discrimination  race and ethnicity as achieved statuses and as socially constructed  race as a biological myth Institutional Racism  Discriminatory racial practices built into institutions  3 forms 1. Based on racist ideas 2. Institutional practices that were originally racist but no longer are 3. Institutions that unintentionally restrict the chances of certain groups New Racism  New R: racism has taken on new forms (cultural differences as opposed to biological differences)  Impact of NR is the same: unequal treatment  Prejudice (hostility) versus discrimination (unequal treatment) 3 Groups Facing Inequality  Aboriginals - economic & health outcomes  Black men - economic outcomes suggest persistent discrimination  Recent immigrants - poorer outcomes as compared to earlier waves of immigrants Theoretical Perspectives - 7 Ch 15 SIQ  Multiculturalism or Vertical Mosaic  John Porter  Still persists today Ch 16  Immigrants' Skills, Jeff Reitz  Economic outcomes for recent immigrants & offers policy recommendations
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