1. Compare and contrast your racial and ethnic identity with the racial and ethnic identity in one of the countries you have visited.
My racial and ethnic identity would have to an East Indian woman, and I can simply compare my experience of being of East Indian descent to living in a country mostly dominated by
individuals from European descent. The” West and rest”, would be a great way to express how minority groups in westernized countries usually feel. The West views Eastern ways as
being backwards. Although the West may love the Indian Cuisine or the colourful wardrobe, they always portray themselves as being superior, in subliminal ways.
2. How are racial and ethnicity identities shaped by modernity, postmodernism, and multiplicity?
Modernity embraces a set of processes that are inherently globalising “which include the growth and reach of the capitalist economy, the global expansion of state power, and the
development of mass media and communications systems that are global in their reach .Multiplicity in Western cultures means that you have one identity of racial identity
3. Has your racial and ethnic identity shifted as a result of this voyage of discovery?
There’s always room for improvement and I think classes such as these help in eliminating biases and stereotypes.