sociology discussion 52

Even among the most well-intentioned and consciously egalitarian people, non-conscious associations about racial or ethnic groups still have a pernicious effect on behavior and attitudes.

Please visit and then discuss the following:

  1. According to the readings, what is the difference between the terms “race” and “ethnicity?”
  2. Had you ever noticed the racial and ethnic stereotypes discussed in the article?
  3. Do assumptions tell us anything definite about a categorized individual?
  4. How do assumptions and stereotypes affect your behavior toward others?
  5. Discuss all three theoretical perspectives on race as described in the readings.