Presentation on theme: "Racial and Ethnic Relations"— Presentation transcript:
1 Racial and Ethnic Relations CHAPTER 10Racial and Ethnic RelationsSection 1: Race, Ethnicity, and the Social StructureSection 2: Patterns of Intergroup RelationsSection 3: Minority Groups in the United States
2 SECTION 1Race, Ethnicity, and the Social StructureQuestion:What are examples or characteristics of race, ethnicity, and minority group?
3 Race, Ethnicity, and the Social Structure SECTION 1Race, Ethnicity, and the Social StructureexampleexampleRaceEthnicityMinority Groupcharacteristic
4 SECTION 2Patterns of Intergroup RelationsQuestion:What are the similarities and differences between prejudice and discrimination?
5 Patterns of Intergroup Relations SECTION 2Patterns of Intergroup RelationsPrejudiceDiscrimination unsupported generalization about a category of people denial of equal treatment based on group membership can be individual or societal involves attitudes sociological, psychological involves behaviors can be positive
6 SECTION 3Minority Groups in the United StatesQuestion:Under what conditions do minority groups in the United States live?
7 Minority Groups in the United States SECTION 3Minority Groups in the United StatesMinority GroupConditions/ ConcernsAfrican AmericansHispanicsAsian AmericansAmerican IndiansWhite Ethnicsmaking gains towards equality, but statistics still show members are lagging in education, employ-ment, and income; becoming more politically activerapidly growing population; trailing in income and education; diverse populationcontrast between first-generation immigrants, who are often poor, and second-generation, many of whom succeed educationally and financially; viewed as a “model minority,” although this term is resentedoften live on reservations; high poverty and poor education; encouraged to assimilate; taking steps to establish sources of income and better schoolsincludes some who assimilate quickly and others who remain victims of prejudice and discrimination; making gains in religious tolerance; good education level
8 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 10 1. What characteristics are used to define race, ethnicity, and minority groups?2. How are discrimination and prejudice related?3. List and describe the seven most common patterns of minority treatment.4. How are the experiences of African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians similar? How are they different?5. Why have sociologists studied the experiences of white ethnics?6. Analyze changes such as food and business in the majority American culture resulting from adaptations to various American Indian cultures.