Discrimination always involves making distinctions; the question is which kinds of distinctions are deemed fair and just and which are viewed as unfair and wrong.
Watch the video below and answer these questions:
- Do you think that employers are consciously making decisions about who to call back based on things like a name? Or perhaps the school you attended (race and ethnicity can often be determined by what neighborhood you grew up in and where you went to school)?
- Is a college wrong to admit students based on race and ethnicity using a quota system? Why or why not? Justify your response.
- Review Carmichael & Hamilton’s concept of institutional prejudice and discrimination and justify your answer. Make reference to the theory in your response.
Your original response should be at least 500 words, and should include reference to the text and other outside scholarly references.