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Racial and Ethnic Inequality


In this chapter, you will find the following items:

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:



1.
Define racial, ethnic, and minority groups.
2.
Discuss the social construction of race.
3.
Discuss prejudice and its correlation with racism.
4.
Discuss discrimination and institutional discrimination, and their impact on social relations.
5.
Identify the views of functionalism, conflict theory and interactionism regarding racial and ethnic inequality.
6.
Describe the various patterns of intergroup relations.
7.
Discuss the relative economic positions of various racial and ethnic groups.
8.
Describe patterns of immigration to the United States and elsewhere.







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