SOC 315 Wk 2 Discussion Answers
Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to other students.
In Week 1, we defined diversity and inclusion. For Week 2, the concepts of prejudices, stereotypes, discrimination, and privilege are examined to show how our thinking, beliefs, and values contribute to what we perceive about diversity. When we begin to honestly reflect on these beliefs, we can start to shift our natural thinking processes to more inclusive practices. Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Even within one’s own community, every individual is different. Based on your appearance or mannerisms, how might you be stereotyped in your local community? Consider how you might be viewed by someone outside your community, and list both positive and negative stereotypes that stranger might assign to you. If you travelled to a different region of the country, especially if you career involves traveling, how might you be stereotyped differently? Finally, explain why misconceptions about race persist, and what people can do to help dispel misconceptions.
Reply to at least two of your classmates. Be constructive and professional in your responses.
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