Ignorance

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Intersectionality – Sociological Theory Describing Threats of Discrimination

We grow up in the system of patriarchy. These gender roles are assigned to us as children, and as time progresses we are given continual guidance about ways for these roles to be fulfilled. With this notion of patriarchy comes the concept of intersectionality. Intersectionality is a “sociological theory describing multiple threats of discrimination when […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1090 Topics: Intersectionality, Racism

Ethnocentrism and Film ‘Jodhaa Akbar’

Ethnocentrism develops racial and religious differences. Ethnocentric individuals believe that they are better than other individuals for reasons based on their heritage. Hierarchical and dichotomous thinking are the basis for ethnocentrism and ethnocentric biases (Jun 2010). According to the article titled Looking at how cultural differences influence human behavior, Kendra Cherry defined Ethnocentrism as a […]

Pages: 2 Words: 480 Topics: critical thinking skills, cultural anthropology, ethnocentrism, ignorance, social inequality
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Racism, Ethnocentrism and Cultural Identity

A wise woman by the name of Rosa Parks once said, “Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome”. When she said this, she was suggesting that negative values and prejudices are taught, we are conditioned by […]

Pages: 3 Words: 847 Topics: cultural identity, ethnocentrism, ignorance, Racism, value