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Chapter 8

New Society: Chapter 8

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Robert Brym
Semester
Fall

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ExampleofDudleyGeorgesshotbyOPP Ethnicandracialtensionsdonotoftenendinphysicalviolenceordeath EthnicandracialrelationsinCanadacomparedtoothercountriesispeaceful SafeSchoolsActmandatespolicyofzerotoleranceforviolentanddisruptivebehaviourallegedtoworktodisadvantageofblackstudents In20011071Nativelandclaimsfiledonly251successful Arabsclaimincreasedracismtowardsthemsince911 SomeclaimCanadasmulticulturalismunderminesunityofcountryandmorehostilitytowardswhitesthannonwhitesEthnicityandraceAssumptionthatraceandethnicityareascribedcharacteristicswearebornwithitHoweversociologistsrecognizethatnotnecessarilyhavefixedandunalterableethnicandracialidentitiesraceandethnicityareachievedstatusesEthnicity Objectivedefinitionsofethnicityassumeethnicgroupsexistbecauseofpeoplessocialattachmento Ethnicityispossessedbecauseofdifferencesinlanguageculturecustomsnationaloriginancestry Subjectiveapproachestoethnicityfocusonprocessofethnicidentificationo Ethnicityistransactionalprocessethnicgroupsmadeupofpeoplewhoidentifythemselvesasbelongingtosameancestralorculturalgroupo Ethnicityisselfdefinedandreflectssharedwefeelingwithincollectivitywhosesymboliccomponentscanvaryovertimeandplace MostethniccategoriesarerecenthistoricalcreationsEnglishbeforewereCeltsSaxonsNormansetcandGermansdidnotexist CanadiansarenowlargestethnicgroupinCanadasecondisEnglishthenFrenchScottishIrish WhysayethnicrootsareCanadiano Unawareoruninterestedinourrootso Politicalacttoexpressdissatisfactionwithmulticulturalismpolicieso Thegroupwithwhomweidentifyo TheethnicEnglishCanadianisanewsocialcreationRaceth For20centurylittledifferencebetweencommonsenseunderstandingsofraceandthewayitwasanalyzedbysocialandnaturalsciences RaceswererealandobjectivesubdivisionsofHSapiens Basedonunalterablephysicalandgeneticcharacteristics CaucasoidMongoloidNegroid During1930sdoubtsaboutscientificvalidityofrace Since1950sracialclassificationsarearbitrarygeneticdifferencesaresmallandbehaviorallyinsignificant Onlyabout02ofhumangenesaresharedbymembersofsameracegeneticallydefined Ethnicdifferencesbetweenracesarearbitraryverysmallnobehavioralconsequences WIThomasifpeopledefinesituationsasrealtheyarerealintheirconsequencesRacism Sociologistdefineracismascertainkindofideaandcertainkindofinstitutionalpractice Traditionallyracismbeliefhumanssubdividedintodistincthereditarygroupsinnatelydifferentinsocialbehaviourandmentalcapacitiesandcanberankedsuperiorandinferior
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