Psyc 4350 E01
In a brief, well-organized and developed essay (typed, double-spaced pages, one inch margins, 12pt font), probably requiring at least 3-4 pages, answer the following questions:
“Signifiers” relate to systems of classification intrinsic to cultural discourse, and to meaning-making. For Stuart Hall, how is race a discursive construct, or “floating signifier”? According to Hall, for race — historically speaking –what is the cultural function of science? How does race, as a “floating signifier,” participate in power? From the lecture, videos and reading, how has psychology historically colluded with racist ideology?