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Race_ Ethnicity and Discrimination

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									Race, Ethnicity and
  Discrimination
        Race & Ethnicity...
n   Race…                 n   Ethnicity…
n   People who share      n   Individuals that
    inherited physical        share a common
    characteristics and       cultural background.
    who are perceived
    by others as being
    a distinct group.
Discrimination & Prejudice
n   Discrimination= denial of access or
    equal treatment based upon group
    affiliation
    – Legal= Enforced by law
    – Institutional= Societal influenced behavior.
n   Prejudice=generalization about a group
    based upon supposed characteristics
Sources of Discrimination...

                 Stereotyping= Image of
                 an individual which
                 applies to all in the
                 group.
             Sources…#2
n   Scapegoating…
n   Blaming one’s own
    problems on
    innocent individuals
    or groups.
Sources… # 3
        n   The Social
            Environment-
        n   Inequality of access
            to social rewards
        n   Money, Power,
            Prestige
        n   Blue vs Brown Eye
            Experiment ( video)

								
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