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    Differing view of prejudice and discrimination

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    Using this quote: "Prejudice and discrimination then, are not just personality traits or individual psychological dysfunctions; they are also a manifestation of economic, political, and social power."

    Discuss the differing view of prejudice and discrimination discussion about racism and prejudice.

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    Hello, I provide the following to assist you.

    Using the quote provided: "Prejudice and discrimination then, are not just personality traits or individual psychological dysfunctions; they are also a manifestation of economic, political, and social power", the differing views of prejudice and discrimination versus racism and prejudice are:

    First we must understand the difference between prejudice and racism. Prejudice usually means that someone is prejudging another; it does not have to be a specific race, but can be a race, a gender, etc. Racism usually means that someone does not like someone of another race just because of their skin color.

    Then, we must understand what discrimination is. Discrimination is the treatment taken towards a person or group in an unfair manner.

    I provide the following as more input on racial discrimination:

    "According to UN International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination, "the term "racial discrimination" shall mean any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on race, color, descent, or national or ethnic origin which has the purpose or ...

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