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Means the Majority
Means the Minority
A group of people who are generally recognized by themselves or by other as a distinct group, based entirely on social or cultural characteristics. Most common are nationality, language, and religion
Ideological racism (racist idealogy)
Closely related to the concept of prejudice.
Term refer specifically to the belief that some races are biologically, intellectaully, or culturally inferior to others.
Any behavior by an individual that leads to unequal treatment because of race or ethnicity.
Referring to behavior not beliefs or attitudes
Institutional discrimination (institutional racism)
Arrangements or practices in social institutions and their related organizations that tend to favor one racial or ethnic group over another.
any group that is dominant in society
any group that is assigned an inferior status in society
refers to people's thinking-their attitudes and beliefs-not their behavior.
can be overt and very obvious, or it can be subtle and indirect
refers to a socially defined group of people who are generally considered to be physically distinct in some way, such as skin color, hair texture, or facial features, from other groups and are generally considered by themselves or by others to be a distinct group.
has two components: social and physical
a group of people of the same race who interact with one another and who develop some common cultural characteristics
any attitude, belief, behavior, or institutional arrangement that favors one race or ethnic group over another
well established structures such as family, the state, the education system, the economic system, and religion.