Learning Objectives

9.1 Describe how sociologists understand race and ethnicity.

9.2 Describe different types of minority and dominant group relations in history and today.

9.3 Discuss theoretical approaches to the concepts of ethnicity, racism, and minority status.

9.4 Define prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.

9.5 Identify major racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

9.6 Define genocide and its relationship to national, ethnic, racial, or religious group membership.