- author "me"
- tags "DEOMI"
- description "DEOMITest3"
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- Definition of power
The ability or official capacity to exercise control over others;
a person group , or nation having great influence or control over others
The ability to influence the behavior of others
Formal - conferred, not earned, by position, not ability
Informal - leverage, earned & maintained; cannot be conferred
Positive and negative aspects of power
Positive: mutual trust, mutual respect, friendship
Negative: fear, deception, manipulation, bullying
Definition of privilege & identifying authority & social identity
Unearned advantage based on social group that simultaneously disadvantages members outside that social group.
Consequences of privilege
- Societal: comparing empowered group to marginalized group
- - socioeconomic
- - race/ethnicity
- - gender
- - gender & race
- - sexual orientation
- - norms
Package of unearned advantages granted to those members of a diverse society with white skin
Connected to socioeconomic status privilege
Rationalizations for retaining privileges & avoiding responsibilities
- It was unintentional
- It's all over now
- It's only a few people
- Costing victimization
Privilege & being an effective EOA.
- Decide your own social identity in relation to social privilege
- - examine your memberships in empowered groups
- - examine your memberships in marginalized groups
Per Fishbein: An unreasonable negative attitude toward others because of their membership in a particular group which does not get modified when exposes to new and conflicting information.
Describe the levels of privilege
Cognitive: stereotype, favorable or unfavorable, an overgeneralization or exaggeration that ignores individual differences within a group.
Emotional: feelings of hostility or liking based on characteristics such as race, ethnicity, national origin, or creed
Action-oriented: positive or negative predisposition to engage in discriminatory behavior
An action based on prejudice
Identify types of discrimination
A (isolate) : individual purposely acts to harm members of another group
B (small-group) : harmful affirmation intentionally by a small number of dominant-group individuals acting in concert against members of another group without direct supporting the norms of most social or community contexts.
C (direct institutionalized): organizationally prescribed or community prescribed action that by intention has a differential and negative impact on members of another group
D ( indirect institutionalized) : dominant-group practices having a harmful impact on members of another group even though the organizationally or community prescribed norms or regulations guiding those actions have been established with no intent to harm
Define institutional discrimination
Describe the categories of prejudice and discrimination
Describe how prejudice and discrimination can manifest
Definition of victim focus
Explanation of the concept of the evolving victim
Discussion of strategies to prevent victim focus