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# 7.2: Study Guide for Part VI

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## Minority Studies: A Brief Text: Study Guide for Part VI—Hate Kills! The Consequences of Bigotry

• Be able to define and discuss stratification/inequality stratification
• The unequal distribution of the goods of society
• Wealth, power, status
• Social inequality
• A system in which people are denied access to the goods of society based on their group membership
• Define, discuss, and give examples of master status
• Review master statusRace or ethnicity, sex or gender, age, religion, disability, and SESSES
• Socioeconomic Status= income+education+occupation
• Define and discuss SES
• What is SES and how does it impact peoples’ lives?
• The stratification hierarchy
• Where someone is placed in terms of access to wealth, power, and status
• Based on various aspects of their master status
• How does the stratification hierarchy affect
• Racial and ethnic minorities?
• Women?
• Sexual orientation minorities?
• Religious minorities?
• The disabled?
• Define Thomas’s Theorem and explain how it relates to issues of stratification/inequality
• How do our concepts of reality affect the way we judge others?
• Discuss the ways in which the human mind creates social categories
• Define and discuss stereotypes
• How many stereotypes about groups other than your own can you list?
• Are any of these stereotypes true?
• Why or why not?
• How many stereotypes about your own group can you list?
• Are any of these stereotypes true?
• Why or why not?
• Look at the World Demographic “Clock” and explain what it shows
• What did you learn from this that you did not know before?
• Find data that break down world demographics into percentages.“If the World Were a Village of 100 People.”
• If the World Were a Village of 100 People
• If the World Were a Village of 100 People (2)
• If the World Were a Village of 100 People (YouTube video)
• Define, discuss, and give examples of Infant Mortality Rates, Literacy Rates, Life Expectancy, and GDP/GNP in the richest and poorest nations in the world
• The World Health Organization
• The United Nations
• Define, discuss, and give examples of expulsion
• The Trail of Tears
• Japanese-American internment
• Define, dicusss, and give examples of genocide
• UN Convention on Genocide
• The Crime of Genocide
• Genocide: Meaning and Definition

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