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Community College / Lower Division
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Oss0212, Sociology
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Give examples of different forms of racism/ethnicism

Lesson Overview

OER Text Material

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Section: 10.4
This section provides an overview of individual and institutional racism. There is not enough discussion of colorblind or aversive racism. This chapter should be supplemented with sources that further illustrate types of racism. Section 5 also includes a discussion of white privilege which may align with this learning outcome as well as an outcome on the impacts of race.

Section 1: Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

  1. I’m Not Racist I’m Colorblind – Sociology in Focus
    Great article describing colorblind racism and why it is problematic.
  2. Discrimination: Individual vs. Institutional – Khan Academy
    Great video describing individual and institutional discrimination.
  3. Malfunction Heard around the World: Cultural Appropriation, White Privilege and Misogynoir – Everyday Sociology Blog
    This short article uses the example of Janet Jackson’s super bowl wardrobe malfunction to examine the terms cultural appropriation and white privilege.

Section 2: Data

General Social Survey Data [BROKEN LINK]
Gss data from 1972-2008- allows you to create tables and charts using GSS data on various topics related to public attitudes on race.