is a socially constructed category composed of people who share similar traits that members of a society consider important.
is a shared cultural heritage.
refers to how ethnicity is constructed and includes enhancing and maintaning a group's distictiveness or attempting to recover ethnic heritage.
is a category of people, distinguished by physical or cultural traits, who are socially disadvantaged.
is an oversimplified set of beliefs about members of a social group or social stratum.
is unfair treatment directed toward someone.
is negative treatment of one person by another person
is negative treatment of a minority group that is built into society's institutions.
is a rigid and irrational generalization about an entire category of people that are usually negative, although they can be positive.
is the perception and treatment of a racial or ethnic group, or member of that group, as intellectually, socially and culturally inferior to one's own group.
Five Forms of Racism
-Old-fashioned or traditional -Aversive -Laissez-faire -Color-blind -Institutional
Old-fashion or traditional racism
is overt racism such as physical assaults, beatings, and lynchings
this type of racism is subtle, covert and nonobvious
this racism involves subtle persistent negative stereotyping, blaming minorities for the gaps between races, and resistance to policy efforts aimed at alleviating oppressive social conditions and practices.
this racism is when color is ignored and expected to go away if ignored by everyone
is a form of racism by society's existing institutions racial profiling is an example of this type of racism.