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1 DISCRIMINATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE WHEN PREJUDICES BECOME ACTION

2 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT DURING THIS LECTURE… HOW IS PREJUDICE IDEOLOGIES RELATED TO DISCRIMINATION? ARE THERE DIFFERENT FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION? WHO IS DISCRIMINATED AGAINST IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? HOW DOES THE KEY CONCEPTS APPLY TO THE READINGS THIS WEEK?

3 WHAT IS DISCRIMINATION? Unequal treatment that is usually influenced by prejudice attitudes about the persons ethnic group, race, religion, sexuality, or gender.

4 WHERE DOES DISCRIMINATION TAKE PLACE? IN INSTITUTIONS IN EVERYDAY INTERACTIONS In what social institutions have you experienced discrimination?

5 INSTITUTIONAL DISCRIMINATION DIRECT INSTITUTIONALIZED DISCRIMINATION INDIRECT INSTITUTIONALIZED DISCRIMINATION

6 WHAT IS INSTITUTIONAL DISCRIMINATION? UNFAIR PRACTICES THAT ARE IMBEDDED IN OUR SOCIETY AS A RESULT OF TRADITIONALLY ACCEPTED BEHAVIORS

7 INSTITUTIONAL DISCRIMINATION DIRECT ORGANIZATIONAL OR COMMUNITY ACTIONS INTENDED TO DEPRIVE A RACIAL OR ETHNIC MINORITY OF ITS RIGHT EX: PLESSY V. FERGUSON INDIRECT UNINTENTIONAL BEHAVIOR OR POLICIES THAT NEGATIVELY AFFECTS MINORITIES. EX: CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM

8 INDIRECT DISCRIMINATION: CAHSEE Long Beach Unified School District- The percentage of students that passed the CAHSEE during their first attempt in the 10 th grade. Data retrieved from cahsee.cde.ca.gov

9 DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS CHILDREN LIVING IN POOR AND MINORITY NEIGHBORHOODS RECEIVE FEWER RESOURCES, HAVE LESS QUALIFIED TEACHERS, AND GO TO SCHOOLS THAT ARE TYPICALLY PHYSICALLY UNSOUND

10 DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE WAGE GAP: BY GENDER AND RACE THE GLASS CEILING OVERT DISCRIMINATION ROGERS V. AMERICAN AIRLINES

11 WAGE GAP BY GENDER

12 Data reported in Sociology 9 th edition by Shepard

13 WAGE GAP BY RACE AND GENDER Statistics retrieved from BLS.gov

14 THE GLASS CEILING "the unseen, yet unbreakable barrier that keeps minorities and women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, regardless of their qualifications or achievements.". Quote taken from Solid Investments: Making Full Use of the Nation's Human Capital

15 WHAT’S CAUSING THESE GAPS? DISCRIMINATORY POLICIES DISCRIMINATORY RECRUITING PRACTICES OVERT DISCRIMINATION

16 DISCRIMINATION IN EVERYDAY SOCIAL INTERACTION HATE CRIMES HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS GENTRIFICATION RESTAURANTS/AIRPLANE SEATING

17 HATE CRIMES HATE (OR BIAS) CRIMES ARE CRIMINAL ACTS MOTIVATED BY PREJUDICE RELATED TO RACE, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR ANCESTRY. HATE CRIMES THAT TARGETED MUSLIM'S INCREASED FROM 28 CASES IN 2000 TO 481 CASES IN STATES HAVE PASSED HATE CRIME LAWS

18 HOUSING DISCRIMINATION GATED COMMUNITIES GENTRIFICATION (WHITE FLIGHT) DENYING MORTGAGE AND RENTAL APPLICATIONS BASED ON PREJUDICES

19 “TABLESIDE RACISM” AFTER POLLING 200 SERVERS IN 18 NORTH CAROLINA RESTAURANTS, RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT A SHOCKING 38.5% DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BLACK CUSTOMERS. 52.8% OF SERVERS REPORTED SEEING OTHER SERVERS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AFRICAN-AMERICAN CUSTOMERS. BLACK DINERS REPORTED HAVING TO BE ASKED TO WAIT UNREASONABLE AMOUNTS OF TIME FOR A TABLE AND EVEN TO BE REFUSED SERVICE. Have you experienced tableside discrimination?


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