Racial Inequality Effects Of Katrina Hurricane

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Question 1. In the article written by Czaja, he discusses the racial inequality that existed in the aftermath of Katrina Hurricane. The quote is also about the racial inequality. The victims of Katrina suffered due to the racism that exists in the society. How it has nothing to do with the biological traits, but purely on the basis of physical traits, social and personal behaviors. The dominant white society having this belief that African Americans are less committed to American values such as individualism and hard work because our system is highly competitive and they are very lazy. Since the African Americans are provided by less resources that ends up them being considered lazy. The higher group that controls all the government refuse …show more content…
This also links how just they have conception on the basis of physical color, traits and behavior. How the poverty is linked to the colored skin and the their social and personal behaviors that makes the dominant people to decide what they deserve and what do they not deserve.
Question 2.
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina became a chain of events that would devastate and flood a city, force thousands of people to exile from the place which they yet have to return. The issues like race and class were also exposed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina due to the lack of assistance provided by the United States government and unusual slow response towards the attack. Social ranking is a big issue in the U.S. The system of inequality grants privileges to members of some groups and denies the opportunities to others. The set of ideological beliefs by the U.S that members of high status groups deserve more advantages and the low status are responsible for the extremity because of the lack of motivation they have towards work. The concept that people who are unemployed more than 90 weeks are considered to be lacking motivation-wrong.
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Every woman’s story in Haiti explains neoliberal globalization, how it is gendered and how it influences Haiti. Inhumane conditions of working places with less pay, violence, lack of education and healthcare, and poverty that shows how Haitian woman struggles are similar to global struggles. Marie Jeanne in the film explains the dual struggle being a woman and a worker. How woman have to work so many hours and lack from the opportunity of gaining education due to the high cost of school’s tuition fees. How education was denied due to gender discrimination which also occurs globally.
How does it impact Haitian lives?
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in Western hemisphere. The globalization leads to many economic, cultural and political problems in Haiti. Migration of people to work in developed countries also impacted Haiti a lot as eighty percent of the Haitian population is in poverty. Haiti needs to put effort to become self-sustainable and pull themselves out of this poverty. Even that Haitian women are the backbone of the Haitian economic system their position within society do not reflect their economic importance. Globalization gendered has left Haiti women being routinely victims of abuse, violation and discrimination. And despite of working for so many hours with poor working conditions, they are unable to have an unhealthy

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