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Prejudice and Discrimination in Society

Summary: Examines the effects of prejudice and discrimination in our society. Describes how prejudice and discrimination produce effects in the psychological, social, politcal and economic domains.
Prejudice and dicrimination are negative manifestations of intergrative power. Instead of bringing or holding people together, it pushes them apart. Prejudice and discrimination produce effects in the psychological, social, politcal and economic domains. Whether intended or not, the effects are compounded by loss of self worth, a sense of alienation from the wilder society, political disempowerment and economic nequalities.

One of the most destructive types of prejudice is based on someone's race or cultural group. The United Nations uses this definition of race in all its important documents relating to race issues, "Race is a social group based on the physical differences of skin tone, hair texture, and facial features. The differences contribute to our uniqueness and humanity. Because people can be grouped by any number of physical differences (height, foot size, resistance to certain diseases), race is no more significan than any other trait...

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