Dva soudobé koncepty rasismu ve Spojených státech amerických: Laissez-faire rasismus a koncept privilegia bílých
Two Contemporary Concepts of Racism in the United States: Laissez-faire Racism and the Concept of White Privilege
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The current article introduces the issue of race and racism in the United States of America with focus on two specific contemporary concepts that have a big attention and have formed the discussion in the last years. The first one is laissez-faire racism from Lawrence D. Bobo who stresses the reluctance of government and political parties to engage in racial questions. The second one is concept of white privilege of Peggy McIntosh who points at advantages and privileges of white race. Both concepts attempt to raise awareness about still present racial discrimination in the United States of America, although in the last years this topic has begun to be perceived as clichet and for some the problem is considered to be solved.
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