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Title: Cultural Diversity: A Primaer for the Human Services Edition: 5th (2014) Author: Jerry V. Diller Publisher: Cengage Learning Book ISBN: 978-1-285-07540-2

Please read the book and answer the questions. The answers can be straight from the book.

HN502 Study Guide Terms to study: • stereotype • cultural insensitivity • cultural incapacity • discrimination • difference between racism and prejudice Ch.2 level of cultural competency The five intervention skills recommended by Ho (1992) in Chapter 7 Study table 8.1 in Chapter 8 on microaggression Chapter 9 Table 9-6, consequences of moderate levels of substance abuse among African American youth Ch. 8 contributing factor of high rates of suicide of non White males Ch. 1 reason some migrant workers or immigrants underutilize services in their community Ch 2. growing diversification Ch. 2 demographic shift in people of color in the US Ch. 3 demographic information to gather about a culturally diverse client to assist with their needs Ch. 17 reason why some Jewish Americans were able to climb the socio economic ladder compared to others in their culture Ch. 10 reparations were given to what group during the Reagan Administration Ch. 7 Jews, Amish, and Mormons autonomous group traits Ch. 7 self esteem, identify formation, isolation and role assumption Institutional racism: • consequences • three factors of a person's participation in institutional racism African Americans: • the main reason for the enslavement period of Africans in the US • the Middle Passage period for African Slaves • the impact of Black businesses during post enslavement • challenges African American males are faced with in the US • certain way African Americans are perceived in the US that impacts their self identity and feelings of belongingness • impact of stress and poverty on African Americans • chapter 13 Hacker's (1992) discussion of economic disparity between African Americans and White Americans • treatment of others based on their socioeconomic status • group reduced to socioeconomic status and income due to migrating to the US Latina/os: South Asian Indians: • caste system • South Asian Indians in America who are non professionals are likely to experience several issues while here in the US • rate of advance degrees • field of employment for newer generation • impact of socioeconomic status when coming to the US • purpose of educating their daughters Asian Americans: • compare socioeconomic status of Asian Americans to White Americans • unemployment rate and poverty in the US Native Americans: • result of the Relocation Act of 1940 • major financial issue when owning a restaurant on the reservation • trauma remaining unhealed due to what reason • challenges faced today along with economic hardship Rofogel, Marcus and Larson article: • Jewish community poverty line • poverty line of elderly Russian speaking Jewish people Gradin's article: • know the contributing factors of poverty among African Americans • significance of geographical location and poverty Executive Summary on Jewish poverty: • relationship between education and poverty • city with the largest amount of Jewish people in New York Bray and Balkin's article: • the causes of poverty based on the beliefs of the Master's level students from the study • the individualistic theory • group that believes structural/situational theory less likely contributes to poverty

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Cultural Diversity


A stereotype can be explained as having a specific thought or mindset about a specific group of
persons. This can be about a specific people from a specific origin of people or society. It can be
best explained by the ideology that most American people have on Muslims from the middle east
being terrorists.

cultural insensitivity

Cultural insensitivity can be explained by a failure to understand person’s background culture.
This happens when one does not respect the cultural practices and beliefs of the other person.
Insensitivity results in the basic social problems such as discrimination, and racism.

cultural incapacity

This condition can be explained by hostility in hosting new people from different geographical
origins and cultures. The conditions can be explained by the condition when the US citizens not
being friendly to immigrants. The condition can be as a result of stereotype.


Discrimination can be defined as depressing persons basing on the person's relationship or
ideology with/on the group. Discrimination can best be defined by a condition where a person
from specific marginal groups are excluded in the society an example being the ideology of the
blacks being criminals and not safe to interact with.

difference between racism and prejudice

According to the boo, prejudice can be explained as the beginning of some of the social wars. This
is because it is when one develops a negative attitude towards the people who are not non-

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Americans. Then the concept of racism is later defined as an after the mark of prejudice when the
persons infect the hatred developed is put into the differences in origin of the non-Americans, most
specifically being a difference in skin color

Ch.2 level of cultural competency
The levels of cultural competence are low. Understanding other people concerning the difference
in cultures origin and other factors is a very hard task. Majority of the people do not manage the
problem making the levels low. This can be evident from the regularity of discrimination cases.

The five intervention skills recommended by Ho (1992) in Chapter 7
In the quest to archive cultural competence, the following skills were recommended. The cultural
competence would be archived through an increase in social activities between the various
communities; then the next would be through education facilities that would favor interactions
between the various groups, then next would be through trade fairs to encourage trade interactions
between the groups.
Study table 8.1 in Chapter 8 on microaggression
The general concept of microaggression is much more than racism as it deals with a multiple of
marginalized groups. The major population oppresses the marginalized groups. The concept was
first discussed by a psychiatrist and a professor at Harvard, Chester M. Pierce in 1970 with the aim
of describing the insults and degrading of the black Americans and immigrants. The concept does
not deal with racism alone, but it involves degrading with the basis of social class, disability,
gender, and religion.

Chapter 9 Table 9-6, consequences of moderate levels of substance abuse among African
American youth
Substances abuse among the African American youth results to dropping out of school which can
be said to be the first cause of poverty. Secondly, drug abuse results in crime. The African

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