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Date Created: 09/17/15
91715 How to Neutralize a Social Problem A The frames of colorblind racism are used to neutralize debates about racial inequality B That is these frames are a tool to prevent solutions to the race related social problems II The Frames of Colorblind Racism 1 Ideologies are about meaning in the service of power 2 The central component of any dominant racial ideology is its frames or set paths for interpreting information B Abstract Liberalism 1 Uses ideas associated with political liberalism equal opportunity and economic liberalismchoice individualism in an abstract manner to explain racial matters 2 But everyone has the SAME opportunity 3 The Most qualified always rise to the top 4 You just can t force change C Naturalization 1 Allows whites to explain away racial phenomena by suggesting they are natural occurrences 2 That s just the way it is 3 We all prefer to be with our own kind 4 What s the motivation to move D Cultural Racism 1 Relies on culturally based arguments such as Mexicans do not put much emphasis on education or blacks have too many babies to explain the standing of minorities in society 2 They just don t have it together 3 They don t try hard enough 4 They are interested in other things I Minimization of Racism 1 Suggests discrimination is no longer a central factor affecting minorities life chances 2 It s better now than in the past 3 There is discrimination but there are plenty of jobs out there 4 You are reading way too much into it lV Responding to Racial and Ethnic Inequalities A Encouraging diversity and multiculturalism 1 Public and private sector implement educational programs targeting prejudice and encouraging multiculturalismdiversity 2 New forms of socialization in primary and secondary schools 3 Colleges and Universities counter the effects of segregated neighborhoods 91715 VI Affirmative Action A Improves minority access to occupational and educational opponunMes B President Kennedy Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity1961 forbade federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of race color national orgigin or religion C President Johnson Civil Rights Act1964 1 Prohibits discrimination based on same categories by private employers agencies educational institutions receiving funds Affirmative Action in Employment A In 1965 Johnson required federal contractors to take affirmative action 1 Required contractors to take proactive measures to ensure equality in hiring minorities 2 Established Equal Employment Opportunities Commission to enforce and monitor compliance 3 Proponents argue that only through affirmative action can we address the historical societal discrimination that minorities experienced in the past 4 Opponents of affirmative action believe that is encourages preferential treatment for minorities
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