❧ Culture of Intolerance free download ➛ Author Mark Nathan Cohen – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Americans increasingly blame the failures of minority individuals in our society on racial inferiority Anthropologist Mark Nathan Cohen argues cogently that the problems are cultural not racial and th Americans increasingly blame the failures of minority individuals in our society on racial inferiority Anthropologist Mark Nathan Cohen argues cogently that the problems are cultural not racial and that they are rooted in the assumptions of mainstream American culture not in the biological or cultural failings of othersBy summarizing scientific evidence proving that races do not exist and that few Culture of PDF or biological traits actually correlate with the color of one’s skin Cohen shows that differences in ability cannot be linked to race The growing gap between rich and poor and the economic subordination of minority groups he says are rooted in the arbitrary rules that govern American society Culture constrains our ability to understand and appreciate the actions of others and often prevents us from seeing the conseuences of our own actions or realizing our alternatives American perceptions of what constitute merit health hygiene freedom progress property economics justice—and even our own history—are distorted Our insistence that ours is the best or only view promotes intolerance and racism Cohen shows that definitions of intelligence I tests hiring practices and evaluations of job performance contain many cultural biases than we recognize and thus restrict the opportunities of minority individualsBy breaking down American cultural assumptions Cohen offers a strong defense of affirmative action and multicultural education He concludes with some suggestions for the future—to end the racism and indifference to one another that mark our society.
- 325 pages
- Culture of Intolerance
- Mark Nathan Cohen
- 08 March 2015 Mark Nathan Cohen