I will start off with race being the first topic. Each of us has our own unique personality, but we each fit into a category of race. Each race feels as if it has its own stereotypes about itself. It may be white people feel that they are considered rednecks or black people as feeling as if most people perceive themselves as gangsters. Each race has its own sociological image that it feels is pushed upon them, even though this isn't true about each individual person. Each person goes through their daily lives looking at other people thinking to themselves I know that person puts me in that category, but it just isn't true about them. It may be that person feels they were arrested, because of the race they were. That's mainly how the S.I. fits into the CJC system with the race cases. The person feels that since they are that color every person looks to them as a criminal.
The second topic is the gender. The system is made to have more gender equality. The main problem is with each gender they perceive they're own problems with the system. The first being women may feel that they can't get a job, because they are women. This may not be true in all cases, but in some it may be. Maybe the other person was more qualified, but maybe a man got the job over the woman so she sees it as unfair. The men may look at it as the woman got the job just because she was a woman. The system had to hire the woman, because they have to have so many different types of people. This may not be true, but in these given cases the man may feel like he was cheated. The man may feel like the woman can't do the job as well as he can, but this is... [continues]
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