News Reflection #2

News Reflection #2 - Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix...

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Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix Elwert Sociology 120 TA: Yun Cho October 27, 2011 News Reflection #2 “In Strangers’ Glances at Family, Tensions Linger” By: Susan Saulny October 12, 2011 The New York Times The Greenwood family encompasses what it means to truly be a multi-racial family— members of their family find it difficult to trace their roots, as a plethora of adoptions and marriages have made the family tree complicated. This article depicts the victimization that the Greenwoods have experienced, as they are constantly stared at and targets of harsh comments, yet they find strength in knowing that their interracial family shares the same love and support as any other household. “Modifying a Definition of Modernity” By: Anand Giridharadas October 21, 2011 The New York Times Although the term “modernity” often solely refers to the “fairer and freer, less violent and more rational” Western-style world that encourages change and acceptance, the traditional societies now remaking themselves are also replicating the worst parts of
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