Key terms

  • minority/majority
  • assimilation
    • Hyphenated identity i.e. Mexican American, German American
  • acculturation
  • stratification systems- race, ethnicity
  • racism(individual and institutional)
  • Internal colonization
  • competition theory
  • U.S. Census Bureau- recategorization of individuals ( ex: middle eastern individuals- now designated as white)
  • integration theory
  • Prestige- hiring practices(study that demonstrated discrimination)
  • liberalism and the four tenets of liberalism