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Intro to Sociology Ch.11
Terms in this set (19)
In the United States, which race would be considered the dominant group?
Real estate agents directing clients of certain race
Which of the following is an example of racial steering?
Not biologically identifiable
According to the social construction of race school of thought, race is:
Adolf Hitler blaming Germany's pre-war problems on the Jewish population is an example of:
Max believes that most people's racial beliefs are based on images conveyed in popular media since many people never meet members of certain races for themselves. Max's perspective is:
Prejudiced action against a group of people.
culture of prejudice
Speedy Gonzalez is a popular cartoon character, but is widely considered an inappropriate stereotype. Many children are raised watching Speedy Gonzalez cartoons, unaware that such stereotypes are negative. This is a product of:
When Alexander, who is white, drives his car over the speed limit, a police officer lets him off with a warning. When Christopher, who is Hispanic, drives his car at the same speed as Alexander on the same road, the officer gives him a ticket, even though his record is clean. This is an example of:
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's executive order 9066, which authorized the establishment of internment camps for anyone with as little as one-eighth Japanese ancestry following Pearl Harbor, is an example of:
The physical separation of two groups, particularly in residence, but also in workplace and social functions.
what controversial Senate Bill proposed: During a lawful stop, detention, or arrest, Arizona police officers may establish the immigration status of anyone they suspect may be here illegally.
Arizona Senate Bill 1070, often referred to colloquially as the "papers, please" law, was aimed widely at those of:
Angela believes that race relations in America are poor because the white ruling class has enacted various laws and regulations to keep other racial groups from achieving equality. With which sociological perspective does Angela's view best align?
Which group within the United States has been stereotyped as the model minority?
1967's Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia, a case which legally allowed interracial marriage, is an example of
Asad's first grade class is diverse: there are two students from Korea, five students from South America, two students from the United States, three students from Kuwait, a student from Mexico, two students from England, and five students from western Europe. Asad's class is:
The process by which a minority individual or group takes on the characteristics of the dominant culture.
Cedric's uncle believes that racism and discrimination have made a positive impact on society - but only in the lives of those who are members of the dominant group. Which sociological perspective is Cedric's uncle coming from?
True or false: The majority of American citizens are descendents of immigrants?