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Which of the following is true about race?
It is a social construction in the sense that biological traits may be endowed with social meaning.
When groups of people are used as mascots, it dehumanizes them, while turning their culture into an oversimplified caricature. Phenomena like this contribute to:
cultural of prejudice
refers to the freedom from systematic racial oppression experienced by white people.
This theory would argue that racial distinctions have played a valuable role in society. For instance, racism has provided justification for systems of oppression like slavery, Jim Crow Laws, & mass incarceration.
This ended legal segregation in the South
Brown v. Board of Education
Many of the ethnic groups that came to the US in the waves of immigration in the 19 & 20 centuries were not considered white when they arrived, but are now. This illistrates:
the social construction of race
Which of the following is an example of numerical majority being treated as a subordinate group?
Blacks under apartheid in South Africa
According to the text, a "minority group":
refers to any group of people that has less power than the dominant group
Redlinging is an example of:
the sedimentation of racial inequality
What intergroup relationship is represented by the "salad bowl" metaphor?
What intergroup relationship is represented by the "melting pot" metaphor?
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