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Stripping state support from hierarchical and ascriptive racial categories will promote, or at least stop standing in the way of, a genuine colorblindness--one in which individuals as well as society are blind to the status classifications built into our practice of drawing racial categories.
include prescriptive stereotypes, as opposed to the ascriptive sexism
The mutual sense of otherness between urban dwellers and peasants, the city and the countryside, has been analyzed in different Middle Eastern contexts by Rosen (1984), Eickelman (1976), Porter (2003), where it emerged as a set of ascriptive definitions, grounded in the objectification of certain ways of living and material conditions, which help different actors and groups define their belongings, identities, cultural borders.
In Kristina's case, primary socialization and ascriptive recruitment as defined by Woodford (2002) remains the only possible model she has been able to draw upon in order to develop a music teacher identity.
Social Constructivism###1)###Descriptive / Ascriptive
However, the sex stereotyping at issue in the cases preceding Price Waterhouse involved ascriptive sex stereotyping, whereby women were excluded from certain opportunities because they were presumed to have certain traits and attributes that rendered them unfit.
8) The main difference between the two is that a 'corporate consociation accommodates groups according to ascriptive criteria, and rests on the assumption that group identities are fixed, and that groups are both internally homogeneous and externally bounded', while 'liberal .
Working beyond ascriptive modes of interpretative behavior, this poem throws itself in imaginative sympathy into the lives and desires of other disciplinary and discursive formations.
That is, trust that is based on reciprocity has been shown to impact overall social capital differently than that of ascriptive trust, or trust based on group identity.
This standpoint is the best ground on which to liberate most of us from domination by attachments to groups, classes, and ethnicities, or to ascriptive and irrational authority generally.
On the other hand, in conflict-prone heterogeneous societies--where citizens are divided by socio-cultural and ascriptive traits such as race, ethnicity, language, religion, or region--the debate involves an additional issue: how the electoral system may contribute to the peaceful coexistence of different social or minority groups within the same polity (1).