Heredity and Hormones: Science Way of Defining Multi-Cultural Communities

Heredity and Hormones: Science Way of Defining Multi-Cultural Communities

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  • Date Submitted: 01/22/2009 7:31 AM
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ETH 125 1/18/2009 PAMELA RASCON In dealing with and living in a multi- cultural community, there are several racial issues that are dealt with on an everyday basis. Which brings me to the question, what is race and how do you define it properly? Well according to the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, there are several population distinguished as a more or less distinct group, by genetically transmitted physical characteristics, common history, and by nationality. I continue with this autobiographical research paper. I am going to try and relate the influences of race as it relates in my community. In every community no matter where you live we have many cultures, and all of these cultures interact with one another depending on the occasion and depending on where one is at, and what you are doing. The problem is how people in society perceive the differences amongst them. These issues with race also affects our children in school. The extent of racial prejudice among secondary school students is likely to be one effective indicator of the public atmosphere for minority groups in changed in terms of its attitudes toward minorities, as well as manifesting the extent to which people of different political views believe that society that so little empirical research has been conducted on this topic (Wilkinson). That it basically boils down to is how one was bought up on their family values and their beliefs. It also through their life experiences, in dealing with other cultures. This is where race becomes an issue within the community. In doing my research I came upon a quotation that I thought was appropriate for this paper. This quote comes from a woman named Shirley Chisholm who was a Congresswomen from a poor African American District in Brooklyn. skin and there is no difference between me and anyone else, all we want is for that trivial difference to make no difference”. For the past twenty years I have lived in...

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