Answer the following questions in your own words.
- What is racial profiling? Provide examples of how law enforcement, government officials and/or ordinary citizens use racial profiling in the aftermath of 9/11. (review Arizona case). How might the contact hypothesis remedy profiling?
- Discuss various ethnocentric practices historically used by those in power that have contributed to prejudicial attitudes towards racial and minority groups.
- What is the social construction of race? Provide a symbolic interactionist perspective. How can this concept (social construction of race) be applied to Americans from multiple racial backgrounds?
- Define the term model minority. Discuss which minority group is perceived as living up to that image. Discuss advantages and disadvantages of being a model minority.
Remember to remove the question from your assignment (just number your answers.) You must have a Turnitin score, and it must be under 30%, for you to receive credit on this assignment.