This insightful text looks at key risk factors identified with drug use among Hispanic, African-American, and White non-Hispanic adolescents, expanding on current models of drug research to account for the unique experiences of these young people. The model underlying the research draws components from three theoretical models: self-derogation/self-esteem; acculturation stress; and perceptions of racial and cultural prejudice and discrimination.
In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?
His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.
Of the many kinds of emotions and feelings a person may hold, prejudice
is perhaps one of the most common yet complex. Prejudice is a negative
attitude, emotion, or behavior towards others based on a prejudgment
about those individuals with no prior knowledge or experience. Prejudice
can be extremely harmful, oversimplifying diverse aspects of human
nature and making broad generalizations about entire races and cultures.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Medicine and psychiatry in Western culture: Ancient Greek myths and modern prejudices...
Many human societies have tended to identify and
marginalise all kinds of people based upon their real or
perceived difference to an accepted common standard,
whether racial, physical, cultural or otherwise. Fear of
diversity has led to prejudice, victimisation and oppression.
It is hardly inconceivable to imagine that cloned humans at
least during the early stages of introduction of clones into
society may be the subject of abuse which runs contrary
to their well being.