Essays Tagged: "asian americans"

If you're looking for a colorblind American society, take off the rose colored glasses is about reverse discrimination in America and how it is commonly ignored.

t-Intelligencer entitled "Let's Finish Eradicating Racism" discussed the racism towards African and Asian Americans and also the issue of reparations for slavery. Sure there are plenty of racist peopl ...

(2 pages) 112 1 4.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Document Based Essay Question describing the Great Depression. Summary and how it affected the US - problems we faced and how they were resolved

re dissatisfied. The Stock Market Crash affected many people; African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, and Americans themselves. Unfortunately, the African Americans were the first to lo ... ost their lifetime jobs, were all discriminated against. Most of all, the Mexican Americans and the Asian Americans were treated the worst; mainly because they were foreign. Mexicans were discriminate ...

(8 pages) 223 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Asian (Chinese) Immigration into America

Chinese Immigration into AmericaSurprisingly, Asian Americans have been in America for over 150 years. They are as diverse as the immigrants from ... lippines, India, Vietnam, and Laos. (Takaki, page 8) When many people think of American Immigrants, Asians are on the last of their lists. In The Uprooted, Harvard historian, Oscar Handlin, prize winn ... folly to forbid its entrance to the Golden Gate.' (Takaki, page 28) There was a constant demand for Asian labor all across the Pacific Coast, because they were cheaper, and generally harder working. R ...

(6 pages) 353 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Race and Intelligence - Are different races more intelligent than others?

aking these tests. In the article by Dean Hamer and Peter Copland, "Inheriting Intelligence", it is Asians who score 3 points higher then Whites on the IQ test. Hamer and Copland write "Asian American ... can than of European descent."So how much can we trust the relationship between IQ and race? We see Asians are culturally encouraged to do well in school. Does this mean they are the smartest American ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Does the gender gap in political attitudes and behavior vary across racial groups?

al orientation vary across racial groups? Specifically, how significant is the role of gender among Asian Americans when compared to that in other racial groups? According to recent census surveys, As ... ies - race or gender - may prevail to structure their political attitudes and behavior? CONSIDERING ASIAN AMERICANSHistorically, Asian women were prevented from participating in U.S. mainstream politi ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life of a Homosexual

How are Asian Americans treated in the Asian-American community when they are known to be homosexuals? Are t ... ? Or are they treated as the outcasts of the society? Most people, including other races other than Asian Americans, find it hard to accept the homosexuals, especially during the teen years of one's l ... are very typical. Some of heterosexuals address the homosexuals as the China Doll, which perceives Asian gays to be fragile, delicate, exquisite, decorative, exotic and feminine; like a toy to be pla ...

(4 pages) 50 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Institutional Racism

rds of a reality that cannot be denied. African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and Asian Americans (people-of-color) live daily with the effects of both institutional and individual r ...

(1 pages) 43 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Short overview of Asians as a Super Minority-class presentation from notes.

Trapped on a Pedestal-Asian Americans as the Super Minority Stereotype.* Two quotes from the article, one from US News and ... he article, one from US News and World Report and the other from Ronald Reagan typify the idea that Asians are an exceptional success story for minorities-note that both sources are catering to a 'whi ... pitalist and supported by a majority of white, upper class business power brokers and politicians.* Asian American success is used by conservatives to show that 'affirmative action' is not necessary f ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Quiet Odyssey" by Mary Paik Lee.

Life in the United States was anything but heavenly for Asian Americans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As vividly described in Mary P ... s vividly described in Mary Paik Lee's autobiography, "Quiet Odyssey", a very large majority of the Asian American population residing in America during this time period "never had enough money for a ... t to excavate. It also depicts the racial discrimination severely rampant during this time, and how Asian Americans worked to better their position in American society despite this obstacle. Asian Ame ...

(5 pages) 68 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Asian-American problems

many minorities in general are facing to. One of these minorities that suffer from this problem are Asian-Americans. While Asian-American has a very rich culture, often they suffer from problems of id ... a very rich culture, often they suffer from problems of identity crises in United States. Sometime, Asian-Americans are trying to lose sight of his/her own cultures and to conform to the American cult ...

(1 pages) 474 0 2.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Pro-Affirmative: Benefits for the Minority

rograms at universities benefit mostly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Asian Americans, although a racial minority, do not benefit at most colleges because the rate of col ... ough a racial minority, do not benefit at most colleges because the rate of college education among Asian Americans is higher than the other racial groups (including whites).An affirmative action stud ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.9 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Conan Screws Up

Conan wants to reassure everyone that he's no racist barbarian.After taking heat from Asian-American activists for a racial slur that aired on his show two weeks ago, the self-deprecatin ... Conan O'Brien sparked a demand for an apology by the civil-rights watchdog Media Action Network for Asian Americans, which called the term "offensive" and "inappropriate." Responding to the uproar, th ... -an ugly remnant of 19th and 20th century anti-Chinese bias--is considered one of the worst for all Asians. Aoki, who's family hails from Japan, says the "chinks" tag gets applied to all Asian races, ...

(2 pages) 433 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Asian Men And Women

How society treats Asian American men and women differently Race and gender are two critical factors that influence the ... social identities through many of the characters. Many of these social identities are different for Asian American men and Asian American women. I'm going to list and discuss all the stereotypes and g ... nd Asian American women. I'm going to list and discuss all the stereotypes and general belief about Asian Americans in which most of them are created by this society.Asian American men have always bee ...

(5 pages) 22 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Media Reaction Paper

African-Americans, disabled people, Native Americans, young people, senior citizens, Hispanics, and Asian-Americans. In its first year, this was considered so controversial Mississippi banned it due t ...

(3 pages) 359 1 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Social Class Ladder

ulation; for instance, members of this class are minority groups like Hispanics, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans. Most of the members at this level are people from European or ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Social Service for Asian American

programs, so the center is trying to adapt to the unique needs of minority individuals through its Asian Outreach Program. Currently, the center severs two major Asian groups: Chinese and Korean. The ... l come up with innovative idea for effective outreach program for the seniors.In the United States, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group. According to Census 2000, Asian and Pacific Is ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The New Vision Foundation

programs, so the center is trying to adapt to the unique needs of minority individuals through its Asian Outreach Program. Currently, the center severs two major Asian groups: Chinese and Korean. The ... ome up with innovative idea for effective outreach program for the seniors.In the United States, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group. According to Census 2000, Asian and Pacific Is ...

(10 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Asian American Elders

IntroductionThe focus of this paper is on Asian American seniors. Since I started working at The Turner Senior Resource Center as a coordinato ... n Asian Outreach Program, I've seen and found many problems and difficulties that Koreans and other Asian American seniors are facing. I'm very concerned about these Asian American seniors. Throughout ... nd needs are in receiving social services as well as look for the solutions related to policies for Asian Americans.Description of Personal BackgroundI went to visit Tae Keuk Village. It's a senior's ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Heritability And Intelligence

bility figure for human intelligence that was calculated for the North American white population to Asian-American populations? It is valid to apply a heritability figure for human intelligence. Howev ... ions to this application and the only way to apply this factor is to compare North American whites, Asian Americans, and African Americans of the same social and economical backgrounds. Human intellig ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diversity in Augusta Georgia

69 people (2005). According to the United States Census Bureau report in 2006 the percentage of Caucasians in Richmond County is 44.1% , African Americans 52.3%, American Indians 0.3%, Asian Americans ... is, Georgia as a whole is 66.4% White Americans, 29.6% African American, 0.3% American Indian, 2.7% Asian American, and 6.8% Hispanic American. This makes Richmond County one of the most divided count ...

(6 pages) 534 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays