SOC410- Discussion Questions 9-23-10

SOC410- Discussion Questions 9-23-10 - James Thompson...

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Unformatted text preview: James Thompson Discussion Questions 9/23/10 1) Clark Reading: Towards the end of the article, Clark makes a point that “the focus on this article has been on the role of racism as a perceived stressor and its implications for health. It is also possible, however, that racism may affect health even when it is not a perceived stressor, [such as]… reducing access to goods, services and opportunities…” What does he mean by this, and how can racism not be seen as a stressor? How can a lack of access to these daily necessities not be seen as stressful? 2) Jones Reading: Where in this cycle of institutionalized, personalized, and internalized racism can the link be broken? Does it start with not internalizing forms of racism as a self-fulfilling prophecy that works its way up to the structural level, or does it require a structural level...
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