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The Karen Tribe: Myanmar/Thailand

Assignment: Prejudice and Discrimination Article. Imagine you are going on a 6-month expedition to a foreign country to experience the diversity of this country and study the impact of prejudice and discrimination within this country. While you are there, you will journal your experiences and then write an article that will be published in a travel magazine.
Resources: Ch. 11 in Society: The Basics and the Online Library
Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum]
Choose a foreign country in which there has been well-documented instances of discrimination against certain races or cultures such as:
o India: the Dalits and Adivasis
o Bosnia: the Muslims and Croats
o South Africa: the Coloureds or Black Africans
o Indonesia: the Chinese
o Rwanda: the Batwa
SOC/120 Introduction to Sociology
Course Syllabus Page 11
You can choose from the above list, or you may submit a request to the instructor to research another country. Be sure to submit your request by Day 4.
Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word article for the travel magazine with a focus on the impact of prejudice and discrimination on various cultures within the country you've chosen to visit. Cite 3 to 5 sources; at least two should come from the Online Library. Try search terms such as "cultures in (country)," "discrimination in (country)," "ethnic groups in (country)," etc. You can also refer to the Recommended Web Sites list in the Electronic Resources section at the beginning of this syllabus for additional sources. Note: Sources other than those from the Online Library or the Recommended Web Sites list need to be approved by the instructor.
Include the following in your article:
o A description of the various cultures as well as the races and ethnicities that exist within this country
o A clear differentiation between race and ethnicity
o Examples of discrimination against a culture, race, or ethnic group in this country and an explanation of why the discrimination exists
o A description of the ways the discrimination has affected the people of this country and conditions that have resulted from the discrimination such as segregation, political unrest, poverty, or war
Format the paper according to APA style, and submit it as an attachment.

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The solution is a comprehensive paper that looks into the social situation of the Karen/Kariang ethnic tribe - migrants from Burma occupying the Northwestern mountains of Thailand. It looks on the prejudice and discrimination that the tribe experienced and are conitnuing to go through in contemporary Thai society and provides a politicial and social backdrop of the Thai nation and the reason why this is so despite UN/Human rights group intervention. Written in the APA format with references, attached as a word file - print ready.