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/40 20 MC 1 10 point long answer question on RACE & Racism pick 2/3 topic questions : Reification, Competition & Status anxiety 5points each  ­ reification  anxiety meritocracy  commodity that gives you status  showing how you can belong with the commodities that you own Race & Racism ­ a form of violence  ­ is misunderstood because people don’t want to hear about it ­ it’s one form of discrimination (gender, class, belief, body size, ability) ­ Racism is a specific type of discrimination that discriminate against people based on their  physical appearances, mostly skin colour  ­ Race is a social construction  ­ Children identify with those they see as in group  ­ There’s a tendency to exclude those we see as different  ­  There’s a tendency to include those we see the same ­ racism, there’s a judgment, inferiority, you are seen as less than human ­ in the 1800s people were given power to scientific exports, they claim that Africans are  more like apes. They used science to try to prove their superiority  ­ invention of race leads to racism  ­ classify and separate people into different types based on a hierarchal scale  ­ ghettoes separated from the whites ­ even though the goven’t sets laws to prevent racism, the legacy still continues and there 
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