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Radar falshcards: debate questions

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The document was created for Project RADAR (Regulating AntiDiscrimination and Racism). Project number: JUST/2013/FRAC/AG/6271

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Radar falshcards: debate questions

  1. 1. 1 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘racism’? What is the prevalence of racism in your area? Are there statistics for racist crimes or judgements in your country or area? Have you ever been a victim of racist or prejudiced speech or actions?
  2. 2. 2 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com What kind of actions do you take when you encounter racism or prejudice against others? In your view, in which countries or areas is racism most predominant? What kind of actions have you taken in order to eradicate racism or prejudice? What are the social or psychological factors that may lead to racist thinking?
  3. 3. 3 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Can you name public figures who express openly racist or prejudiced opinions? Is racism increasing or disappearing in your country or area? Is there a difference in racist or prejudiced behaviour between rural and urban areas? What are the reasons for this? How should racism be dealt with in large cities? What about in rural areas?
  4. 4. 4 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com What kind of a world would it be if there was no racism or prejudice? Does racist and prejudiced behaviour pose a great problem in your area? What are the reasons behind racism and prejudice? Do you believe it is possible to eradicate racism and prejudice completely?
  5. 5. 5 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com What measures can be taken in order to eradicate racism and prejudice? What kind of penalties do you consider suitable for those guilty of racism? Do you agree with the statement that “racism is taught”? Can you name films that deal with racism?
  6. 6. 6 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Do you think that films and media promote racial stereotypes? Do you think that films and media have a great impact in terms of racist attitudes? Provide a definition of racism Provide a definition of prejudice
  7. 7. 7 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Provide some suggestions for eradicating racism or prejudice Do you have any personal experiences of racism? What kind of punishments are enforced for racist actions? How do you see the difference between racism, nationalism and fascism?
  8. 8. 8 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Imagine a scenario where someone is discriminated for being white. What actions do you take? What are the motivations behind racist behaviour? Imagine a scenario where someone is discriminated for being black. What actions do you take? How should one explain racism and prejudice to a child?
  9. 9. 9 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com In global terms, do you believe racism is increasing or disappearing? What are your thoughts regarding interracial marriages? How does racism and discrimination affect its victims? Provide some suggestions for combatting racism and discrimination in practice
  10. 10. 10 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com There are people who believe that humanity is dividide into several difference races, while others believe that all human beings belong to one race. What are your thoughts on the matter? What is your opinion on the claims regarding different levels of intelligence between different races? Does race have an effect on our interactions with each other? In what ways? Should acts of racial hatred be criminalized?
  11. 11. 11 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Do you think it is possible to eradicate the feelings of hate among humans completely? What measures can we take in order to prevent hate-motivated behaviour? What are the reasons and motivations behind hate crimes? What kind of people commit hate crimes?
  12. 12. 12 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Where do hate crimes usually occur? Are hate crimes decreasing or increasing on a general level? What is the relationship between hate crimes and social environment? Do you see a correlation between an increase in hate crimes and a national crisis or other hardships?
  13. 13. 13 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com How do hate crimes affect local communities? Can a hate crime consist of only verbal activity, or is a physical element required? How would you define a hate crime? What kind of activity can be punishable as a hate crime?
  14. 14. 14 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com Are there laws or regulations regarding hate crime that can be applied to criminal activity that takes place online? What is “internalized racism”? How does racism manifest itself? What does “white privilige” mean?
  15. 15. 15 RADAR Project: Regulating Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Racism Questions and Debates About Racism Learnmera Oywww.thelanguagemenu.com In your opinion, is racism strongly linked to a lack of education? Is there less racism in heterogenous than homogenous countries? What forms can racism take in homogenous countries? Do you know any anti-racist or anti-discrimination organisations? How do these organisations operate?

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