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Understanding Human Diversity. Chapter 7. What does “diversity” mean?. Human diversity. Refers to all humans & searches for cultural, community, and human strengths. Dimensions of Diversity. Culture Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual Orientation Socioeconomic Status Ability/Disability Age

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human diversity
Human diversity
  • Refers to all humans & searches for cultural, community, and human strengths
dimensions of diversity
Dimensions of Diversity
  • Culture
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Ability/Disability
  • Age
  • Locality
  • Spirituality & Religion
  • Intersectionality?
dimensions of commonality difference
Dimensions of Commonality & Difference
  • Shared Group Identity Transmitted Intergenerationally(Race/Ethnicity—_____; Elderly—_____)
  • Group membership lifelong vs. Acquired

(Gender—_____; Disability—_____)

  • Group membership apparent

(Person of Color—_____; Gay/Lesbian—_____)

  • Group membership a choice

(Religious minority—_____; Elderly—_____)

focus on cultural diversity
Focus on Cultural Diversity
  • What is culture?
    • Rules of the game in a particular society as expressed in:
      • Traditions
      • Norms
      • Child-rearing practices
      • Folklore/Stories children are told
      • How institutions are organized
culture is often unconscious
Culture is Often Unconscious
  • What we do “naturally”
  • Only find out when you violate cultural rules
    • Refugee kids hygene
  • Only explain it when asked
    • Halloween?
    • Santa Claus?
race is culturally bound
Race is culturally bound
  • “White” in U.S. vs. “White” in Brazil
  • Why do we use the racial categories that we do?
  • What is the difference between the following:
    • White
    • Caucasian
    • European-American
    • Anglo-Saxon
    • Aryan
    • White (non-hispanic)
sociopolitical perspective on diversity oppression liberation
Sociopolitical Perspective on Diversity: Oppression & Liberation
  • Oppression: Unequal relationship used unjustly to grant power & resources to 1 group (dominant group) & withhold them from another (oppressed group)
  • Focuses on inequalities in _____________ & _____________ power
what kinds of resources can be granted withheld
What kinds of resources can be granted/ withheld?
  • Jobs
  • Life Chances
    • ___________________________________________
    • ___________________________________________
  • Influential Networks
    • ___________________________________________
    • ___________________________________________
diversity everyday privilege
Diversity & Everyday Privilege
  • Gender-- _____________________________________
  • Sexual Orientation-- ___________________________
  • Race-- _____________________________________
  • From Peggy McIntosh:
    • I cannot perform poorly without being a disgrace to my race.
    • I can choose blemish cover or bandages in “flesh” color and have them more or less match my skin.
women pay gap
Women & Pay Gap
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs_avU7Nv0c
oppression
Oppression
  • “Oppression is any relationship or process by which 1 group violates the physical, social, or psychological integrity of another” (Franz Fanon)
  • “Breathing Smog” & “conventional wisdom”
  • Ex: Asian American as the model minority research
how oppression affects communities
How Oppression Affects Communities
  • Mass media
  • Neighborhood “tipping point”
  • Institutional oppression
    • Glass Ceiling in Workplaces
  • Interpersonal oppression
    • Voice/Gender Dynamics
  • Inter-group relations
    • when prejudice becomes racism
levels of ecological environment
Levels of Ecological Environment
  • Collective resistance: Civil Rights Movement
  • Organizational Resistance: Association of Black Psychologists
  • Individual Resistance: Oppositional Identity
liberation social action
Liberation & Social Action
  • “Liberation in fullest sense requires securing full human rights & remaking of a society without roles of oppressor & oppressed” (Watts, Williams, & Jager, 2003, p. 1897)
  • Paulo Friere’s Model of 2nd order change
    • Critical awareness & understanding of oppressive system
    • Commitment to involvement in struggle
    • Collective action
limitations of oppression liberation perspective
Limitations of Oppression/ Liberation Perspective
  • Addresses issue of social structure/power - different emphasis from cultural perspective
  • May inadvertently homogenize members of oppressed groups
  • Portray oppressed individuals as victims
  • May perpetuate a conflict model of issues
extra credit laramie project
Extra Credit: Laramie Project
  • Thurs., Oct. 21st 7:30pm
  • Friday, Oct.22nd 7:30pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 23rd 2pm & 7:30pm
  • Sunday, Oct. 24th 2pm
  • $5/students & seniors; $10/adults
  • Reaction Paper worth up to 5 points added total grade
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awTx8iBm4u8&feature=related