Flashcards in Chapter 12 Reading Deck (22):
people who are seen by themselves and others as sharing a distinctive subculture
Lack of power- economic, political, or just power... AKA SUBORDINATE GROUPS. Prejudice and discrimination
Esp. faced in women that are in the ethnic minority
Negative attitude toward an entire category of people
Overgeneralizations about a category of people
Unequal and unjust treatment of individuals on the basis of their group memberships
Discriminating an individual
Direct Institutional Discrimination
Openly biased practices of an institution.
Indirect Institutional Discrimination
Policies that appear to be natural, but in practice result of unfair treatment of minority groups
One race is superior to the other race
Individuals who are unfairly blamed for other people's problems
Under equal status, intergroup interaction can reduce prejudice
Conditions of unequal power and competition generate discrimination
Extermination of large numbers of the members of a minority group
Refugees or emigrate
Confine in a limited territory
Dominant group views the minority as economically valuable, NO pretense is made that the minority is equal to the dominant
Physical and Social separation of dominant and minority groups.
Minorities shed their differences and blend in with the dominant group
Dominant relations: multiculturalism...
Minority groups maintain much of their cultural identity, yet do not experience significant discrimination.
A policy of voluntary structural and cultural isolation from the dominant group