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Racial Prejudice

What might be the role of discrimination training in racial prejudice?

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See response below, as well as the response file attached for an example of a behavioral discriminative training program.


Racial discrimination is "the practice of letting a person's race or skin color unfairly become a factor when deciding who receives a job, promotion, or other employment benefit. It most often affects minority individuals who feel they have been unfairly discriminated against in favor of a Caucasian (or white) individual, but there have been recent cases where whites have claimed that reverse discrimination has occurred-that is, the minority received unfairly favorable treatment at the expense of the white individual." (

Training program teach people how to appreciate diversity (e.g. sometimes through cases played out in groups- experiential learning), but alsos include ethical requirements and legal issues related to ...

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By discussion and illustrative example, this solution demonstrates the role of discrimination training in racial prejudice. References provided. Last modified on July 9, 2009.