SOCIAL - PSYCHOLOGY
Topic: Discrimination in society
Student: Ngo Huu Viet Long
Class: E – BBA 4A
Duy Kien, who is 12, had drunk 20 tablets of soporific to die to make his parents repent. Fortunately, his mother went to his room to bring new clothes for him. She was very scared when she saw him. She read the letter he had written: “I hate you”. When he waken up, he told to his parents: “I hate you, I want to die, you didn’t care about me”. Actually, After having a little daughter, Kien ‘s parent only cared about her because their small daughter is very intelligent and cute. That is unfair. A Korean family has recently immigrated to Canada. The son is attending a local school and has been bullied because he is from Asian. He is called racist names, pushed around in the hallway, and told to “go home”. He is very upset. His parents complained to the teacher and the principal but the school has not taken any action against the racial harassment, and the bullying has continued. The student does not wish to attend school and his school marks have fallen greatly. These are small examples for discrimination!.
The Problem with society is that we cannot accept that we are all different. Many people have seen others as different from themselves but feel that they are in the majority of people that are alike. This can be called social discrimination. Discrimination is the behavior or actions, usually negative, towards an individual or group of people, especially on the basis of sex/race/social class, etc…Discrimination is the prejudicial or distinguishing treatment of an individual based on their actual or perceived membership in a certain group or category, in a way that is worse than the way people are usually treated. It involves the group's initial reaction or interaction, influencing the individual's actual behavior towards the group or the group leader, restricting members of one group from opportunities or privileges that are available to...