Paper 3 Draft 1 - Pinal Patel Signe O. Wegener ENGL 1102M...

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Pinal Patel Signe O. Wegener ENGL 1102M March 29, 2011 Minority Groups and Dominant Groups Minority and dominant groups do have an effect on the self-confidence and behaviors of a human being. A minority group consists of individuals who are labeled as socially undesirable and discriminated against on the basis of their identity. Dominant groups are groups with more power, privilege, and social status. Both minority and dominant groups hold their own characteristics and ways in which they became a part of either group. Not surprisingly, it depends on which class and individual belongs to, their whole life can change. Many minority groups face a lot of discrimination, segregation, and racism. As in movie “Crash”, the minority groups presented were treated differently, and their lifestyle differ also (Crash). In multicultural western societies, more and more frequently members of ethnic minority groups behave and act in ways which the majority find different, strange, or sometimes even irrational, threatening, or immoral. Differences in action and behavior range, for instance, from clothing and
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