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People who possess some distinctive physical or cultural characteristics, are dominated by the majority, and are denied equal treatment

Minority

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A category of people who are alleged to share certain biological characteristics that are considered socially important within a society

Race

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Ideas that attempt to connect biological characteristics with innate racial superiority or inferiority

Racism

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A group of people who are socially identified by their unique characteristics related to culture or nationality

Ethnic minority

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The integration of a social or ethnic minority into a society

Assimilation

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Subjugation based on the law

De jure subjugation

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Subjugation based on common, everyday social practices

De facto subjugation

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Widely held preconceptions of a group (minority or majority) and its individual members

Prejudice

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Unequal treatment of individuals based on their minority membership

Discrimination

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Ideas based on distortion, exaggeration, and oversimplification that are applied to all members of a social category

Stereotypes

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A criminal act motivated by prejudice

Hate crime

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Discrimination that results from unfair practices that are part of the structure of society and have grown out of traditionally accepted behaviors

Institutionalized discrimination

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The domination and oppression of one group by another group within the same society

Internal colonialism

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People typically unemployed who come from families with a history of unemployment for generations

Underclass

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The existence of a split between core and peripheral segments of the economy and the division of the labor force into preferred and marginalized workers

Dual labor market

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Another way in which a society dominates a minority

Population Transfer