Paper 3 - Personal identification with a cultural or ethnic...

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Personal identification with a cultural or ethnic group does not alienate someone from society. There are people who ethnically identify with a group whom do not alienate themselves from society, but embrace their ethnicity within society. A public figure that does that flawlessly is President Barak Obama. President Obama is of Kenyan (African) and Caucasian decent. He is known as the first black president and embraces that fact. Does it alienate him from society? No. In fact because he embraces this is why many people now embrace politics. There were people who could care less about what was going on in government until they had a person with whom they felt they could identify with. I strongly believe that it is that individual’s choice to alienate themselves from society. A few examples of this are people who join racially exclusive groups. Some individuals within these groups can take the groups initial cause and distort it, often time alienating themselves from society. One group you could look at is
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course MGT 301 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Cardinal Stritch.

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