For instance, the membership enrollment in tribal governments based upon blood quantum within Native America is a good illustration on how race is used as a social construction. If a person has incorrect blood quantum, he or she may be refused program-services that they are legitimately entitled to. Having the right blood degree elevates pride in being Native-American.
The hierarchy construction or meaning concerning ethnic or racial differences can occur for numerous reasons, although a main stimulator is often political, economic, or social power. Competition for reserves or the ambition for better privilege often triggers the social-construction of ethnic or racial hierarchies (Dikkster 234). These ranked classifications are afterwards utilized to institute, develop, or uphold hegemony or dominance of a faction over others. Those at the subordinate end of prospect, noting their shortfalls to racial classifications, may acquire a heightened perception of group-identity to confront the social-constructions of the privileged (Dikkster 235).
Yes, I was aware of the Hernandez v. Texas story and I first learnt about it from a history class as well later in the series itself when it was released in 2009 (A class Apart….). The story is about a Latino employee (Hernandez) who was engaged in a heated argument with his boss that left the Boss dead. Though the Hernandez should have been provided equal protection under the 14th amendment, he was later found responsible for his The reason why I think the Hernandez v. Texas story is not part of American Civil rights Discourse is, though a exceptionally Latino civil-rights court case (the only oneto reach high-court as well as to have won a favorable judgment for Mexican-Americans), the case was stained by murder. Justice had to be served since Hernandez murdered his boss following a heated disagreement in a