Discrimination and Privilege in Paul Haggis’s “Crash”

By Ya-huei Wang and Pei-Chun Liao.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Racial conflicts are everywhere, but they are a special problem in the United States, where people of
different racial, religious, and national backgrounds live together in close proximity. Racial prejudice
and discrimination are often the source of these conflicts, as one group will view another group in a
negative way and treat them unfairly. Discrimination is often based on distrust and misunderstanding
that culminates in stereotyping.

Keywords: Racial Conflicts, Discriminations, Identity, Power Paradox

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp.45-54. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 742.381KB).

Dr. Ya-huei Wang

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Foreign Languages (University), Department of Medical Education (Hospital), Chung-Shan Medical University & Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Ya-huei Wang is an Associate Professor at Chung-Shan Medical University. She received her master degree in English literature from University of Rochester, U.S.A. and her PhD in education from National Changhwa University of Education, Taiwan. Her research interests include applying effective motivational strategies and learning strategies to English language and literature instruction, extensive reading, and medical humanities. Her papers have been published by Expert Systems with Applications, the British Journal of Educational Technology, the Journal of Management in Education, the Asian EFL Journal Quarterly, the European Journal of Social Science, etc.

Pei-Chun Liao

Post-Graduate, Department of Applied Psychology-Human Development Division, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Pei-Chun is a post-graduate student at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.

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