Prompt for Week 4 Blog Post (Due 7/29)

Blog post (Due 7/29):  Structural violence refers to systematic or institutionalized violence which can indirectly harm marginalized people.  Identify a case of structural violence in the United States. Discuss how a particular social identity (e.g. transgender, Muslim, non-English speaker/reader, etc.) may be differentially harmed by structural barriers or inequalities. Please choose a social group in which you do NOT belong and include a link for your example.

Blog post comments (Due 7/31): Can you identify any other social groups which may be adversely affected by this example of structural violence? How would you suggest changing the situation/circumstances to mitigate or ameliorate this case of structural violence? Can you foresee any problems or hindrances for this change?

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