The second experiment differed in that it had a sample size of 150 students, they were divided into groups of 50. Again the groups were shown footage of car accidents however in this experiment one group of 50 were asked how fast the cars were
look around, and once again I'm in the minority'" (as quoted in Mangan, 2015). Students who attend HBCUs do so with the impression that they will be surrounded by a grand majority of black students, professors, culture and history. Most HBCU students do not enter their first day of college expecting to see a significant amount of racial diversity on campus, however, due to shifts in HBCUs, a significant amount of racial diversity is exactly what they encounter. This causes HBCUs to lose their identity of being historically black. For example, a student at Delaware State University states "I don't really think of Del State as a historically black college, even though it is, because it's so diverse" (as quoted in Madeline, 2015). This is a great
Critical Whiteness Studies: What is it? Is whiteness only a matter of skin pigmentation? Nyack (2007) questions what would happen if we were to see whiteness as more of an organizing principle. Critical Whiteness Studies (CWS), she explains, provides a radically different way to think about race and challenge whiteness as the universal norm. If, additionally, we think of whiteness as a social construct that includes white culture, ideology, racialization, experiences and emotions, we can understand that CWS “focuses on problematizing the normality of hegemonic whiteness which has allowed whites to deflect, ignore or dismiss their role, racialization and privilege in race dynamics”
A central tenet of whiteness studies is a reading of history and its effects on the present, inspired by postmodernism and historicism, in which the very concept of racial superiority is said to have been socially constructed in order to justify discrimination against non-whites. Since the 19th century, some writers have argued that the phenotypical characteristics associated with specific races are without biological significance, and that race is therefore not a valid biological concept. Many scientists have demonstrated that racial theories are based upon an arbitrary clustering of phenotypical categories and customs, and can overlook the problem of gradations between categories. Thomas K. Nakayama and Robert L. Krizek write about
Summary: The primary goal of this article is to explain the whole phenomenon of Black Americans disliking same-race peers for “acting White”. There has been little to no research of the “acting White” hypothesis and this study is hoping to fill the gap by providing the psychological framework for the types of traits and behaviors that Black young adults would likely view as such. The experiment used 2 target races and 2-target interest to further test this acting white hypothesis which ended up to be consistent with Saunders predictions.
Sociological Imagination: Cars According to About.com Education, Sociological Imagination is defined as, “the concept of being able to ‘think ourselves away’ from the familiar routines of our daily lives in order to look at them anew”. In my opinion, sociological imagination offers a new perspective into a simple occurrence. This concept breaks down the broad over-generalization of everyday tasks and objects and give it a multi-dimensional purpose that either benefits or harms society.
In this essay I will demonstrate how Albert Banduras Bobo doll theory can be applied to criminal behaviour in today’s society and how his method has some flaws to the structure when applying it in to today’s societal issues which will be going under critique. The criminological theory that this
Introduction The topic of our project is comparing the commute times from different cities where students live. The reason we choose this topic because we are interested in knowing the average time people need to get to campus from cities where they live. We also think there are many things that have a big influence on the commute time. Our hypothesis is more than 50% Highline students commute from Federal Way and more 25% Highline students commute from Kent by driving and compare the commute time of Highline students commute from Federal Way versus students commute from other cities to see if the average commute time from other cities is shorter than from Federal Way. If our study is true, we can assume that more than half of Highline students commute from Federal Way and a quarter of students commute from Kent. We also want to compare the commute time of students commute from Federal Way versus other cities. However,the result maybe show less than 50% of Highline students travel from Federal Way and less than 25% of Highline students travel
I think the one object that changed me from a child to an adult was my car. Not only with the car had I got more freedom, but also more responsibilities. It’s hard juggling soccer, two jobs, a sick grandma, and summer work, but it’s the addition I chose with the car. Before, I relied on my parents to take me to work, movies, or anywhere else I wanted to go; now I’m self-reliant, and get all these things done myself. Also with the car came freedom, I could hang out with friends more, and became more flexible. Since my parents trusted me, I had to get my work done first. The work meant anything from my jobs, summer work, chores, or anything they told me to do, so they couldn’t take my car. Once before soccer conditioning I drove to a girl’s house.
Students were randomly assigned to groups that had a topic of all whites, with race, or majority of race. A couple of things that changes from study one was the topic, two black confederates. The reason for this is to better understand how having people of multiple races can impact the thought process. Another thing that was changed is the topics in order to reduce the possibility of lack of diversity when it comes to groups that involve someone of that race. Another change that was added to the procedures was that right after learning about the topic, the participants were asked to write a personal statement about what you believe when it comes to said topic. The results once again indicated that white college students benefited when being in a group that involved someone of a different race. Overall both studies had similar traits to the one that I created. As a whole I was not surprised that the results indicated races improved thinking because that’s what I thought would happen in the first
The color white has many meanings ranging from innocence to light. For weddings, a white
Moreover while some individuals are totally excluded from society, others, in this case the perpetrators win social acceptance by other peers and this is perhaps the most important factor, since they receive no warning or reprimand, the contrary of your answer is positive to be recognized and flattered to other people. These individuals believe in their consciousness about cruel and harmful thoughts to do evil to others, because they know they will be well accepted in a society that also criticizes. Some people who engage in bullying other individuals do it for self-satisfaction, as they feel happy to see someone else suffer with what they do, but others do it to fit into a society that also criticizes them and that the only positive factor that see them is when they practice the bullying to someone else, and at that time if they are important
6. There were a few patterns that appeared in my experiment such as more males were rolling through stop signs than females. Some aspects that could be affecting my results would be the age of my subjects. In the experiment, I divided the genders into drivers with gray hair and drivers without gray hair. The reason I divided them like that was so that those with gray hair would be the representation for older people driving and the people without white hair would be a representation for the younger people. 43.3% of the people I watched came to a complete stop at the stop sign compared to the 56.6% of people who rolled through the stop sign, this was both combined sexes, as well as, gray hair and no gray hair drivers. The combined sexes with
I choose this particular study because it compares the effects of moderate sleep deprivation to the effects of alcohol intoxication in how both decrease road safety and industrial performance. I see this correlation meaningful and interesting especially since it involves the intercommunication of two different sciences: psychology and medicine. Williamson and