arab and muslims - 1. CheckPoint: Characteristics of...

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1. CheckPoint: Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Due Date: Day 4 [ Individual ] forum Post a 200-300-word response to these questions: o Explain the difference between Muslims and Arabs. o According to current (within the past two years) research and news reports, what are some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society? o List two to three characteristics of Orientalism. How may Orientalism and prejudice contribute to hate crimes against these groups? o What can individuals do to promote tolerance and reduce prejudice in their towns and cities? For ideas, go to http://www.tolerance.org , http://www.splcenter.org , http://www.villagevoice.com/2003-07-08/news/making-enemies/ Arabs are people whose lineage comes from the Arabian Peninsula or are people that speak Arabic. Muslims could be anybody that practices Islam as their form of religion.
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course 101 melissa jo taught by Professor Acc101 during the Spring '11 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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