White Privilege - as you Theories of Prejudice(Graph on...

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11/4/2014 White Privilege - The inequality experienced by racial minorities in this country results from BOTH advantages that white people receive and the disadvantages that racial minorities experience - Advantages are unearned and can take the form of immunities granted - Peggy Macintosh referred to this phenomenon as “Unpacking the invisible knapsack” The privilege of Having products made just for “you”! Band-aids and how they say flesh colored but it’s meant for white people - In fashion, it’s common description of the shade a little darker than champagne, lighter than sand and perhaps with a hint of blush or peach - Shouldn’t this concept be a relational concept What does normal mean? Normal Complexion? Can you freely buy a greeting card with a photo of someone who is a member of the same race
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Unformatted text preview: as you? Theories of Prejudice (Graph on picture on phone) Social-psychological theory of prejudice:- Scape-goating Theory- when a person or group are blamed irrationally for another person’s or group’s problems or difficulties Without really knowing or having a reason, you are blaming someone else for your problems- Authoritarian Personality- a personality reflecting excessive conformity, and a desire for security, order, and structured lines of authority-unquestioning obedience-tendency to be hostile toward (or use as scapegoats) individuals of minorotiy or nontraditional groups-people who have an authoritarian personality are more likely to be rejudiced towards minorities than someone with a non-authoritarian personality...
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