Flashcards in ch 3: diversity, intersectionality, and oppression/privilege Deck (92)
True or false? People do not need a job, income, or a house, but they have a right to it.
True or false? Evolution of diversity thought in social work began in the 20th century when social work was starting to become a profession.
What was the idea of diversity?
merge groups into the same culture
True or false? Social work worked on becoming culturally competent to understand distinct groups from one another like working w/Irish Americans , Italians, etc...
True: culturally competent
When did social work begin to evolve?
50's and 60's
When did intersectionality come about ?
Social work practice at the macro level aim was to bring change + improvement to society. Activities include
A) political action
B) community organization
C) public educ campaigning
d) administration of broad-based social services agencies or public welfare departments
e) all of the above
What practice refers to sw practice w/families and small groups?
-Looks at groups instead of individuals
What is the "term used by sw to id profe activities made to help solve individual, family, small group problems?
T or f?
Micro practice concentrates on direct intervention, case-by-case basis, or clinical setting.
T or f? Cissexism is discrimination against individual who id/present as unique sex + gender given @ birth, privilege given to people who id as the same sex or gender @ birth.
Cissexism is a form of sexism based on
b) gender identity
d) all of the above
Culture is a universal phenomenon that reflects
b) norms of behavior
c) global interdependence knowledge
d) all of the above
The word "culture" implies integrated pattern of human behavior including
b) communication, actions, customs
c) beliefs, values, institutions of race, ethnicity, religion, social group
d) all of the above
Who was the dominant group and the source of power privelege ?
White anglo saxon protestant groups
People living in poverty were experiencing ?
T or f? Unjust practices led to oppression of minority groups.
Recognition of difference became what in social work practice?
What were intersectional identities?
People had a race, gender
What was the idea surrounding justice?
Wanting a fair, equal playing field. Moved from monolithic (rigid), individual groups
Intersectionality was born out of what?
Black feminist theorists + scholars
stressed that there was more than 1 identity (various) and it didn't change how a person thinks about their identities + social locations
Who was Kimberle Crenshaw and how did she and other early architects view intersectionality?
-early architect said intersectionality is a process of self-conscious struggle
-empowers (strengthens) men + women (people) to realize (actualize) the humanist vision of the community
-idealistic view stating we are going to self conscious struggle + empowerment
What is critical consciousness?
Moving beyond diversity + sameness
What refers to a person's social world location or angle they get a part of worldly view of privilege positions + subordination (hint: it's in the sentence)
-It's purpose is to getprofessional + personal positions compared to others
-Involves cultural practices
What is albeism?
Discrimination against people w/disabilities and favoring able-bodied
What is classism?
Creation of a system that gives privilege based on economical status.
Rank ordered beliefsystem favoring the high class not low class.
What is ageism?
Stereotyping older people as mentally incompetent, weak, frail, dependent; prejudice based on age. Includes social pressures that decrease (reduce) the roles + status of older adults
What is elitism?
The perception of superiority (view) based on family, income, education; "the rich is a degree better"
What is religionism?
The view that chrisitianity is superior to other religions/ex: hating semitism. Can be a combo of religious+ racial oppression