February 20, 2017

Homework Help: definition- please revise

Posted by rose -Ms. Sue on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 10:57pm.

Key Terms: Stereotype, Gender group, Pluralism, Sociology, Minority group, Assimilation, Conflict perspective, Segregation, Ethnic group, Racism, Class, Subordinate group, Social construction of race, Racial group, Religious minority group.

1This group is the same as a subordinate group. A defining feature of this group is that its members have less control or power over their lives than do members of dominant groups. (A) Minority group

2This describes the social structure between competing groups as defined by conflict or tension. An example would be the conflict that occurs between Haitians and United States citizens when Haitian refugees seek a new home in the United States. (A)Conflict perspective

3This is a group with distinct national origins or cultural patterns. For example, Norwegian Americans belong to this type of group. (A)Ethnic group

4Women are considered the social minority in the United States because they belong to this group, and are sometimes subject to prejudice and discrimination. (A)Subordinate group

5This is the study of social behavior. A professional in this field may study intergroup relations between African Americans and Asian Americans, for example. (A)Sociology,

6This occurs when a person both believes and feels that his or her own racial group is superior to another racial group. (A)Racism

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