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Racism WHAT IS RACISM? Discrimination or prejudice against someone that has a different race due to stereotypes, beliefs, and rumors. Family: parents and their views on racism
Environment: How people around you react and interact with people of other races. Media, society, school, stores,etc.
Experiences: Past and present experiences with people of other races and how they influence your life. Racism: Psychological view Affects of Racism: Anthropological view Cultural evolution: based on the population, getting used to other cultures. Trying to fit in with others (adapting to non-cultural ideas)
Cultural Anthropology perspective: these ideas change due to political or economic principals that separates races. Need for power. Causes of Racism: Sociological view Acculturation Theory: Assimilation, Integration, Separation, Marginalization. (trying to keep both cultures)
The need to blame someone else for your problems.
Avoiding people from other cultures
Clothing worn in public: Burka , Turbans, Hijabs, Kippahs, others Multiculturalism Act in Canada Became Multicultural in 1971 to show the relationship that English- French Canadians shared and also to apologize for assimilating immigrants.
Made it due to the variety of different cultures that existed in Canada.
Everyone had the same treatment and protection as others and had to follow the exact same rule.
Everyone gets the equal opportunity for employement
Every one had the right to practise their religion and share their culture/ heritage with others. Racism in Canada Komagata Maru: 376 passengers,Indian ship sent back.
Head tax: Chinese had to pay a certain amount of tax to come in Canada.
Jewish Experience: Anti Semitism in Canada
Black discrimination: Slavery and not given equal rights
Aboriginals discriminated: not having the rights they deserve. Does Racism still exist in Canada? How many of you are guilty of judging someone by their race? Why can't everyone be equal? Why does the race of a person matter so much? Experiments for Racism Clark Doll Experiment: Two dolls shown, one black and the other white. Class divided: Blue vs. Brown eyes were separated and treated differently Effects of Racism Choosing friends that are the same race as you or have the same colour .
Making fun of other students for the way they dress.
Easy to pick on School: Public: Treating customers differently.
Stereotypes: Thinking all brown people are terrorists. Yes Racism still exists in Canada but not as much as other countries.

Canada gives more rights to immigrants including free health care, equal job opportunities, and most importantly freedom of speech. The End! Bibliography
Show me the doll that you like best or that you would like to play with.

Show me the doll that is the 'nice' doll.

Show me the doll that looks 'bad.'

Give me the doll that looks like a white child.

Give me the doll that looks like a colored child.

Give me the doll that looks like you.
This I Believe.(23 Sept. 2009). Class Divided. The Absence of Alternatives. Retrieved 14 Jan. 2013, from http://absenceofalternatives.com/2009/09/a-class-divided-powerful-experiment-on-how-racism-can-be-learned.html
Explorable.(2010). Stereotypes and the Clark Doll Test. Retrieved 14 Jan. 2013, from http://explorable.com/stereotypes.html
Wienker, W. Curtis. (n.d.). The anthropological perspective on race. AABSS. Retrieved January 14, 2013, from http://aabss.org/Perspectives2001/wienker2001
Cohen, J. Lisa. (2011, January 24). The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism. Psychology Today. Retrieved January 14, 2013, from http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/handy-psychology-answers/201101/the-psychology-prejudice-and-racism
Crossman, Ashely. (n.d.). Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. Sociology . Retrieved January 14, 2013, from http://sociology.about.com/od/Disciplines/a/Sociology-Of-Race-Ethnicity.html
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