Model Of Discrimination

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In this paper, I will be critiquing if the experiences of one racial or ethnic group will enable me to effectively compare another racial or ethnic group to the model of discrimination, resource shares and stratification. In addition, I will discuss if it will or will not. Moreover, I will be critiquing if the framework of resource shares enables me from understanding the discrimination of other populations-at-risk. Furthermore, I will discuss two populations-at risk. Lastly, I then will reflect my understanding of the model in the context of social work in practice.
The model of discrimination, a unified theory of ethnic relations. According to the resource shares and stratification it is ineffective to compare the experiences of one racial
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While, on the other hand, white people majority of the time faced less discrimination than other racial or ethnic group in the nation. Unlike African-American, whites receive no discrimination for their skin color or genetic traits. It is reasonable that whites were the first one who created resource shares for them to hold more privilege than other racial groups. For example, Peggy McIntosh stated here “Thinking through unacknowledged male privilege as a phenomenon, I realized that since hierarchies in our society are interlocking, there was most likely a phenomenon of white privilege which was similarly denied and protected. As a white person, I realized I had been taught about racism as something which puts others at a disadvantage, but had been taught not to see one of its corollary aspects, white privilege, which puts me at an advantage” (McIntosh, 1988). It follows that with the whites’ domination and status of leadership, they believe to more privilege as a one solid racial…show more content…
Firstly, group of population-at-risk that I found previously and currently at risk is the LGBT population. The LGBT is a population-at-risk, because its belief and value is considered a taboo in our society and in religious belief. Although same sex marriage law have recently passed. The LGBT population experiences lack support and discrimination. For an example, I have a close experience of the LGBT population-at-risk. My male friend defines himself as gay and had experienced discrimination. In addition, as a member of the LGBT community, he is at risk. He suffers mental health issue by falling deep in depression. There was a time where he had experienced the decision to suicide because he did not know how to handle discrimination. It is evident that the LGBT population is a population-at-risk. Regardless of the recent legislated law, the LGBT is a sensitive population that is still crucially not well accepted in
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