Wall of Barriers Activity: Analyze Group Power Within Cultures
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Analyze Group Power Within Cultures
Dominating groups often create special rules for themselves, and other people (denied these same privileges) usually don’t object. They conform to the status quo because they don’t detect these special rules.
Do you think that some people in your culture have more power than others? If so, complete these statements:
Complete the following:
1. It seems to me that the groups with the most power in my country are ... I think this because ... These groups are (or are not) mainly economic or political (explain).
2. Those with the most power separate themselves from those with less power in the following ways ...
3. The ideologies (or beliefs) that those in power use to maintain their power are ...(consider, for instance, the super wealthy. Do they tend to have more power in your country? If so, how?)...