Midterm Paper: explain how racial formations function in relation to the early history of native Americans

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Write 4 pages, double spaced, (1000-1200 words).

**MUST USE THE FOLLOWING**

20 pg article: "Racial Formation" By Michael Omi and Howard Winant

book: "A Different Mirror" by Ronald Takaki (chapters 2 and 4)

also Refer to the 1830 Indian removal doctrine by Andrew Jackson


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peachblack
School: Boston College

Please find attached. Thank you.

Outline

Introduction
Body
Conclusion
References


Running head: RACIAL FORMATIONS

Racial Formations
Student’s Name
Institutional Affiliation

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RACIAL FORMATIONS

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Racial Formations
Introduction

The racial formations challenge and struggle over the employed cultural meanings
alongside the signification of the race to individual identities, experiences, and issues. Europeans
deemed that all Native Americans had to acquire lesser freedom if they had to. That means nonwhites were inferior and therefore less fit on their society. Thus, racial formations bring out the
aspects of cultural domination, inequality segregation, racial oppression, and political
disorganization. Also, they bring out the actual identity based on the different ideologies in
regards to the early historical theories of the race brought out in indigenous Euro-American
cultures. Racial formations function to bring out an ethnic identity as unstable and self-directed
sphere of cultural ideologies, economic and social conflicts as well as political
disorganizations.
Social order
Racial formations function to help in bringing out the flaws people make and the
stereotypes they commit intentionally or unintentionally. The stereotypes and myths towards
certain groups tend to change and adjust for the sake of maintaining the social order or structure.
It helps in the structuring of the daily practical activities in their social institutions, such as
family, work or media. The systems of stereotypes, myths racial ideologies or racial meanings
are profoundly and permanently rooted in the culture of the United States. Omi and Winant
(2014) exemplify the media asserting that television and films have a ...

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