Appendix D - fanatically religious religious values...

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Appendix D United States-Centric Views Comparison Consider this question: What are an average American’s perceptions about Muslim/Arab American and Christian American groups? Copy each descriptor from the paragraph below and paste it into the table according to how you think an average American would categorize the descriptor. Would each descriptor best apply to Christian Americans only, Muslim and Arab Americans only, or to both groups? In organizing this information, you are conveying what you think most Americans perceive about these groups, so there are no “right” answers. In fact, your table categorizations may be markedly different from what you personally believe is true. Descriptors Good neighbors, family oriented, oppressive to women, not oppressive to women, women as homemakers, women who go to work, patriarchal society, modest dress, immodest dress, well educated, undereducated, religious content in education, secular content in education, devout, law abiding, conservative political values, moderate political values, governed by Biblical law, governed by the Qur’an,
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Unformatted text preview: fanatically religious, religious values perpetuated in politics, religion part of government, male-dominated political environment, political environment open to both sexes, violent, peaceable, socially exclusionary, socially inclusive, socially oppressed, socially compliant, sexist, feminist, strict moral values, moderate moral values, flexible moral values Table Christian Americans Both Groups Muslim and Arab Americans Good neighbors not oppressive to women women who go to work immodest dress governed by Biblical law political environment open to both sexes flexible moral values peaceable socially compliant religious content in education law abiding family oriented women as homemakers well educated strict moral values religious values perpetuated in politics sexist patriarchal society devout oppressive to women modest dress governed by the Qur’an male-dominated political environment moderate moral values socially oppressed religion part of government feminist...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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