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illustrated by unequal access to the resources of society that pushes some minority groups into less powerful positions
a category of people who share inherited physical characteristics and whom others see as being a distinct group
person who is not prejudiced but discriminates anyway because of societal pressure
according to Merton, a person who is prejudiced but is afraid to discriminate because of societal pressure is a
low levels of prejudice
in a society in which groups interact closely on a basis of equality, there tend to be
the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Legal discrimination in the United States was outlawed with the passage of
The confinement of Japanese Americans to relocation camps during WWII is an example of
The have been called a model minority
Which of the following statements best describes Asian Americans?
White ethnics is a collective term for immigrants from Ireland, Italy, France, Poland, and Greece
A minority group is a group of people who, because of their physical characteristics or cultural practices, are singled out for unequal treatment
ability to see the connection between the larger social world and our personal lives
studying the societal consequences of the development of computers would most likely be of interest to
A group of mutually interdependent people who have organized in such a way as to share a common culture and feeling of unity is a
shared beliefs about what is good or bad, right or wrong, desirable or undesirable are called
ethnocentrism is the sharing of rules of conduct that tell us how to act in specific situations
Native Americans, Irish Americans, and soldiers living on a military base are all examples of a subculture
according to Karl Marx, society is divided into two classes- the bourgeoisie and the capitalists- leading to class conflict
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