Sociology of Race & Ethnicity

Sociology of race and ethnicity is a subfield of sociology that studies how race and ethnicity are socially constructed and experienced in society. It investigates how race and ethnicity are related to social structures, interactions, and cultures. It also examines how race and ethnicity affect social issues, such as inequality, identity, conflict, and change.In this category, you will find articles that explain sociological views of race and ethnicity, such as the concepts of racialization, racial formation, and ethnic boundary making, the theories of assimilation, multiculturalism, and critical race theory, the methods of researching and analysing race and ethnicity, the sources and types of race and ethnicity (e.g., biological, cultural, political), the processes and mechanisms of racial and ethnic diversity and inequality (e.g., immigration, discrimination, mobilization), the consequences and challenges of race and ethnicity for individuals and society (e.g., prejudice, racism, social movements), and the responses and solutions to race and ethnicity (e.g., anti-racism, intergroup contact, affirmative action). If you are interested in how race and ethnicity affect and are affected by society, this category is for you.

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