Unformatted text preview: other hand is lumped into the red scare category, which is seen as an encroachment on US economic hegemony established during WW2 as spread of communism directly decreases US power. Began attributing industriousness to eastern philosophy, which lumps all AA in the same category Implicated the other groups (blacks, latinos, gays) as the diametric opposites. MM shifted the justification of discrimination from that of an institutional/structural marginalization to one where those discriminated against are held responsible because of a ‘culture of poverty’. Becomes an ‘ethnic’ issue so that the discrimination is no longer ‘arbitrarily’ determined by biological factors… AfA blamed for violence, unemployment, and depletement of public welfare funds, disregarding the fact that they are heavily disenfranchised. Welfare: History of distrust, so numbers may be fudged Denies racial heteroneity...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course AAST 1011 taught by Professor Pham during the Spring '12 term at Cornell.
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