psyc 3005 discussion question 4 paragraphs minimum

  • Think about a situation in which someone experienced positive treatment due to privilege related to perceived racial or ethnic identity. The person that you select should be someone who is famous or infamous, such as an athlete, a politician, an actor, a musician, an historical figure, or someone who has been highlighted in the media.
  • Think about a situation in which someone experienced negative treatment due to stigma related to perceived racial or ethnic identity. Just as in the previous situation, this person should also be someone who is famous or infamous.
  • Consider how the positive treatment due to privilege and the negative treatment due to stigma would differ.

With these thoughts in mind:

Post by Day 3 a description of a situation in which your chosen person experienced positive treatment due to privilege related to perceived racial or ethnic identity. Explain why the individual was given this privileged treatment. Then, describe a situation in which your chosen person experienced negative treatment due to stigma related to perceived racial or ethnic identity. Explain why the individual was stigmatized. Finally, compare and contrast how the treatment differed in the situation representing privilege versus the situation representing stigma.

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