Why Racism Exists Today Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Why Racism Exists Today
A look at how the value conflict theory sheds light on racism in America today.
# 121032 | 500 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , African-American Studies (Racism)

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This is a brief analysis of a paper on racism from the perspective of value conflict theory. It deals with how racism exists in America, how and why and the forces that drive it.

From the Paper:

"Racism is discrimination against a group of people because of their racial background, e.g. Blacks in America. Part of the reason for racism in America directed against Blacks is that Blacks were originally brought here as slaves and therefore they are thought of as being inferior to Whites even today when they are free and educated alongside Whites. This can be explained by the value conflict theory in that Whites are in conflict as to whether to treat Blacks as inferiors still because of..."

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