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Racism

  • By: Stephen T. Schroth, Jason A. Helfer & Jeffrey T. Wickman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Gender in Media
  • Edited by: Mary Kosut
  • Subject:Media & Gender, Sociology of Gender

Much like gender, racism is a social construct that supports the belief that race causes inherent differences in an individual's traits and capacities, differences that moreover justify different treatment of individuals and groups. The practice of racism in ...

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