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A Matter of Privilege - White privilege o Advantages for people of the white race - The race - Male privilege o Gender sex and sexuality o Last name o Certain advantages to being a male o Same work more pay - Class Privelege - 10 ways in which I am privileged o I don’t have to worry about money (too much) o I don’t need to worry where my next meal will come from o I am able to get talk to my friends and family from almost anywhere that I find myself o I am unique in this school environment o I am educated (to an extent) o My parents can support me o My parents are together o I have clothes that I can choose from o Almost anywhere I go someone can understand my language Stereotypes & Predjudice - Definitions o Prejudice Is an attitude Rigid Positive or negative Based on real or imagined characteristics o Discrimination Is a behavior Result of prejudice Treating people unequally o The vicious cycle Prejudice Discrimination Prejudice Discrimination…
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 250 taught by Professor Bluhmmorley during the Spring '08 term at Calvin.

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