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Race and Ethnicity (3e)


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Written by Matthew Clair (Stanford University), Rashawn Ray (University of Maryland), and Patrick Sharkey (Princeton University) as part of the Third Edition of A Sociology Experiment. To read this chapter, add it to your cart, complete the checkout process, return to this page, and select “Read Now” to open the Bookshelf reader.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between race and ethnicity;
  • Discuss the implications of bias, stereotypes, and prejudice;
  • Analyze various manifestations of racism and discrimination; and
  • Analyze reasons for the persistence of racial inequality by identifying trends.

Discussion Podcast

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