The Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.
Chapter 14: Race Relations in the Community
Race Relations in the Community
The previous three chapters have focused on developing an awareness of the cultural context and an understanding of how education facilitates that awareness and knowledge-building process. The culturally learned patterns demonstrated in these previous chapters control your life with or without your permission. This chapter will focus on the skills necessary to take appropriate action in prejudice prevention. Skill learning is the most important of the three levels in multicultural development and requires a solid foundation of accurate awareness plus meaningful knowledge.
It is important, for example, to be both aware of and knowledgeable about a particular group's preferred method of receiving help before intruding. A community group will be much more ready to learn from you ...