Essays Tagged: "asians"

Process and Analysis Essay, TOPIC: MASAI MARRIAGE CEREMONY IN TANZANIA (any comments will be appreciated)

peoples, including the Shirazi of Persia and Comorians from the Comoro Islands in the Indian Ocean. Asians and Europeans are small minorities in Tanzania. They practice a nomadic lifestyle, moving aro ...

(3 pages) 65 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


k for country's disadvantage, which only became clear in the years that followed. Negroes, Indians, Asians or any other ethnic minority whose skin color is darker than that of WASP (White Anglo-Saxon ... eir children.850 words excluding quotations980 in totalREFERENCES'Skinhead mob jailed for attack on Asians' in "Asian Weekly" (12th July 1993)'Young, gifted and not-too-black' in "The Sunday Times" (3 ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Down Syndrome by Ali Oterrab, describes the definition of down syndrome, the causes and the symptoms.

olism because the features of people with Down syndrome were thought to resemble those of Mongolian Asians but now this term is considered offensive and inappropriate so it's no longer used.Down syndr ...

(3 pages) 151 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Asian (Chinese) Immigration into America

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 ... hnic group in the United States. Kept out by immigration laws in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Asians have recently been coming again. In the early 1990's, half of all immigrants entering annuall ...

(6 pages) 353 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Apartheid in South Africa

perate whites from non-whites, it also segregated theBlacks (Africans) from the Coloureds (Indians, Asians).All things such as jobs, schools, railway stations, beaches, park benches, publictoilets and ... lords earn well over half ofwhat whites earn.AFRICANS 273 Rand per monthCOLOUREDS 624 Rand per monthASIANS 1,072 Rand per monthWHITES 1,834 Rand permonth(source: Modern day South Africa, Jean Heyes,19 ...

(4 pages) 142 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Multiculturalism In Canada

     Multiculturalism is a part of any country.There are Jews in Germany, Poles inIreland, Asians in Canada and so on. I believe multiculturalism is a good idea. It providesa wealth of cul ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about how to analaze art. it also discusses styles of art.

is the difference in interpreting basic art. We look for the basic meaning behind a piece, whereas Asians look to the artistic reflection of the message. This causes Westerners to look less in depth ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

An essay on the wonders of Puritanism. Deals with how Puritans set a precedent in American Life

can Society today is the result of many influences of the past dating all the way back to the first Asians crossing into Alaska from Siberia via the land bridge. Reformations, revelations, conflicts a ...

(3 pages) 101 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How the variety of chinese food is related to chinese culture.

izes diverse cultural attitudes; specific foods, such as pasta for Italians, curry for Southeastern Asians, and pierogi for Poles, serve as a focus for ethnic identity (Hirschberg 57). Gathering food ...

(5 pages) 186 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American Dream.

you can be whatever you want to be. The American dream is not a dream for the whites nor blacks nor Asians nor Hispanics but for each and every background and nationality. Mostly if not all of our gra ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comment on the statement that the police (UK) can abuse their powers even now?

pped than other groups, even though they do not commit more crime. Approximately half of blacks and Asians say they believe the police in Britain are racist, according to a survey commissioned by BBC ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


to "push someone's buttons." Some may find this humorous, while others find it extremely offensive. Asians are stereotyped, especially the Koreans. In my lifetime, I've always heard "Koreans are this ...

(4 pages) 204 5 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


dice quite like it. Mainstream writers, politicians and cultural leaders who hate Jews or blacks or Asians but who have long since accepted the unwritten rules that forbid public expression of those p ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Racism - how current US systems (e.g. affirmative action) are perpetuating racism in US

ans are a less evolved form of human beings.Other types of white supremacy racism have been felt by Asians, Native Americans, Hispanics and Latinos, and Middle Easterners (especially those of Islamic ...

(3 pages) 167 2 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is an essay explaining the movie AMerican History X and its inpact on the writer.

o with their lives. I don't think it's really hatred these kids feel against Negroes, Hispanics and Asians, but they need to loose the pressure of things they have inside and unfortunately they're the ...

(1 pages) 110 4 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Diversity of the american West. Immigration

void of other races existing in the West for centuries. Exclusion of Indians, Mexicans, blacks, and Asians took place in the West's short history as an effort by whites to preserve their Anglo-western ... property deeds, which originated in the 19th century in L.A., guaranteed that Blacks, Latinos, and Asians would live in the easternmost part of the city, a neighborhood made up of substandard housing ...

(7 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

What is cross-cultural communication about?

different hometown students talking to each other because of language and culture barriers. Most of Asians are taught to be shy and feel for others while Europeans are taught to be confident and merel ... t customs and values in particular areas, these become obstacles for building relationships between Asians and Westerners.The communication has been characterized in two elements regarding cultural st ...

(3 pages) 226 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Describe some of the techniques which may be used within the media to marginalize the views and experiences of any one group of your choice.

ramme presented from London by the vivacious Sonia Deol. (BBC website)"A popular program that shows Asians in a comedy aspect is "Goodness gracious me," this show is made humorous to attract the audie ... ferent backgrounds, could appreciate the comedy and Asian aspects.Another program that makes fun of Asians, while played by Asians is "The Kumar's at No. 42," This is a sitcom/talk show. The Kumar's a ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Essay on the significance of the California Gold Rush

ht a surge of Americans of all ethnicities, along with Europeans, South Americans, Australians, and Asians, all searching for a land filled with promises of financial profit, freedom and equality. Alt ...

(6 pages) 181 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay about the negative effects of colinization on India and china using specific facts

l of south and East Asia for colonization. While these European colonizers brought some benefits to Asians, they were on the whole destructive as they had an overall negative effect on the local econo ...

(6 pages) 82 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History