Compare and contrast the variations in the location, size and composition of the major minority groups in the United States today
Explain what it means to be a group with intermediate status and give examples of these groups in the United States today
Describe the dominant group and how whiteness is a racial identity
Discuss the evidence of improvement and continuing inequality of minority groups in the United States today
Describe the intersection of race, gender, and class inequality in the United States today Chapter 10 Study Guide
What are the Major Racial and Ethnic Groups?
• African Americans
• Hispanic Americans
• Native Americans
Which is the largest group, where do they live (city or rural)?
Which is the fastest growing group?
What are groups with an Intermediate Status? And what does Intermediate Status mean?
• Asian Americans
• Jewish Americans
• Eastern and Southern European White Ethnics
• Arab Americans
How are these groups examples of intermediate status?
Whiteness as racial identity means what?
Status of minority groups in America today
• What is the evidence of improvement
• Evidence of continuing Inequality is
How is improvement or inequality evident in:
• Political Representation
• Health and Mortality
The Intersection of race, gender, and class inequality
• How does gender affect how people experience inequality?
• Minority women vs. Minority men’s income, for example
Chapter Objectives—after reading Chapter Fifteen you should be able to:
Describe the goals and characteristics of diversity management programs