Prejudice And Racism: Consider Your Own Race

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Consider your own race. Describe what you feel your race must acknowledge in order for race relations to improve. Cultural and societal variations of racial discrimination, racial profiling, institutional racism, and racism in general, basically has little effect on the cross-cultural themes and lessons that can be learned about the general dynamics of racism, race relations, and other racial issues. Racism in America is a modern day microcosm for all racism. Jackson, J. (2011) study found the following: I see segregation, desegregation, separation, "re-segregation" and integration as five different issues. Segregation is "forced separation" of the races by law (e.g., Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896). Desegregation forces an end to legal segregation - i.e., "legal separation" of the races - by a counter law (Brown in 1954). While I don't necessarily advocate it, separation of the races can be voluntary and is not in-and-of-itself bad, if it's truly voluntary, if it doesn't discriminate against others, the separation reflects peoples' true choice and it doesn't negatively affect others - e.g., separation as a recognition of different styles of learning or religious worship, where others…show more content…
Assuming that race and ethnic groups differ in their social, political, and economic institutions, then contact involves the presence of different and, to some extent, incompatible social organizations. Further, groups will presumably differ in the capacity to impose their social order upon other nationalities. On these assumptions, the major hypothesis proposed is that the race relations cycle in societies where a migrant population imposes its social order differs sharply from the cycle in societies where the indigenous population is subordinate (Lieberson, S.,

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