Professional Ethics, Notes Week 8 Part 1
Professional Ethics, Notes Week 8 Part 1 PHI 1120, Professional Ethics
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Date Created: 03/01/16
Reading Quiz 0 According to Steele the best explanation for the lower performance of African American students in college is that they re anxious about con rming stereotypes about their race linked with inadequate intellectual performance l Black College Students Performance a according to research i whites generally have signi cantly higher SAT scores than blacks in all areas tested verbal math and writing skills ii whites have higher GPA s than blacks whites have higher graduation rates than blacks b What explains these differences i NOT CLASS 1 middle class black students also perform worse than white students ii Steel s account STEREOTYPE THREAT 1 6 ll Affirmative Action a De nition quotThe threat of being viewed through a lens of a negative stereotype or fear of doing something that would inadvertently con rm that stereotypequot tests of ability made blacks think about race also made their scores lower when blacks quotweren t tested on abilityquot the scores were comparable to whites everyone can experience stereotype threats but more prevalent for blacks bc there are a lot of negative stereotypes associated with black race stereotype threat affects stronger students more than weaker ones bc they care more about their gradeperformance being aware of it helps counteract stereotype threats i steps taken to increase the representation of women and minorities in areas where they ve historically been excluded 1 EX education employment and business a providing nancial reparations to the descendants of slaves is NOT af rmative ac on b What types of Af rmative Action are controversial i Preferential Hiring 1 people are hired bc they re minorities andor women 2 4 versions a b selection among equally quali ed candidates weakest form selection among comparable candidates merits are similar selection of weaker candidate bc of race among unequal candidates selection of unquali ed candidates versus quali ed bc of race strongest form ii Preferential Admissions 1 people are admitted bc they re minorities andor women c Questions about preferential hiringadmissions i Is it legal 1 for private institutions it s perfectly legal 2 the idea of quotquota systemquot is unconstitutional for public institutions a they still have af rmative action systems but cannot have a certain pre determined percentage of certain racesgenders SOhaving womanblack on your application is an quotadvantage 3 supreme court declared that states can determine if public institutions can have Af rmative Action in Michigan it s illegal ii Should it be legal iii Is it moray permissible Professional Ethics Topic 1 should you weigh race and gender of an applicant if you re in that position 2 advantages of Af rmative Action a W090 0 using Af rmative Action could make organizationbusiness more attractive makes more diverse could increase clientele increase innovation perhaps economy might bene t bene ts those admitted those already admitted the business and community creates role models for future generations
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