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method for opening opportunities to women and minorities that specifically redresses past discrimination by taking positive measures to recruit and hire previously disadvantaged groups

affirmative action

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process by which a minority becomes socially, economically, and culturally absorbed within the dominant society

assimilation theory

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subtle, non-overt and non-obvious racism

aversive racism

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ignoring legitimate racial, ethnic and cultural differences between groups, thus denying the reality of such differences

color-blind racism

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overt negative and unequal treatment of the members of some social group or stratum soley because of their membership in that group or stratum

discrimination

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the group that assigns a racial or ethnic group to subordinate status in society

dominant group

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social category of people who share a common culture, such as a common language or dialect, common religion or common norms, practices and customs

ethnic group

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pattern of extreme racial, ethnic and/ or social class residential segregation, such that nearly all individuals in an area are of one such group

hypersegregation

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racism involving notions of racial or ethnic inferiority that have become ingrained into society's institutions

institutional racism

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maintaining the status quo of racial groups by persistent stereotyping and blaming of minorities themselves for achievement and socioeconomic gaps between groups

laissez-faire racism

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any distinct group in society that shares common group characteristics and is forced to occupy low status in society because of prejudice and discrimination

minority group

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pattern whereby groups maintain their distinctive culture and history

pluralism

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the negative evaluation of a social group and individuals within that group based upon conceptions about that social group that are held despite facts that contradict it

prejudice

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a social category or social construction that we treat as distinct on the basis of certain characteristics some biological that have been assigned social importance in society

race

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the perception and treatment of a racial or ethnic group or member of that group as intellectually socially and culturally inferior to ones own group

racism

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the spatial and social separation of racial and ethnic groups

segregation

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an oversimplified set of beliefs about the members of a social group or social stratum that is used to categorize individuals of that group

stereotype

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Donald Trump

white privilege