Essays Tagged: "ethnic background"

Lee Iacocca and his work for the Chrysler Corporation

still making hot dogs for the public. Growing up in Allentown was difficult for Lee, because of his ethnic background. Allentown was primarily made up of Dutch immigrants. In his early years of educat ...

(4 pages) 141 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Five Ideas that shaped the World: Nationalism, Industrialism, Colonialism, Imperialism and communism

ramount, and attitude often strengthened when people share a common history, religion, language, or ethnic background. The term also refers to a group state of mind in which patriotism, or loyalty to ...

(4 pages) 263 2 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ethnic and Linguistic Canada

Ethnic and Linguistic CanadaCanada has long struggled with issues of ethnicity and linguistics as th ... reasingly complex. According to a 1991 Canadian census figure, almost one third of Canadians had an ethnic background other than British or French. This figure represented a 25-percent increase over t ... ent in Montreal." (Statistics Canada) This greater diversity has led to some inter-racial and inter-ethnic tensions. "Canada's policy of multiculturalism was initiated in 1970 and the federal legislat ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Million Man March

qual, no matter what anyone says. A man should not be judged by the color of his skin, religion, or ethnic background.The reporters reached a Metro station on the outskirts of Washington D.C. and deci ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Ragtime" by E.L. Doctorow.

ir families have their share of problems to deal with, whether they have an advantage of social and ethnic background or not. The differences between these Father and Tateh, whether ethnic, social, fi ... es greatly, but does not stop them from reaching their full potential, if they so choose.A person's ethnic background, or heritage, defines who they are and how they are treated by their society. In R ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ethnic Clashes.

rt II- Thematic EssayConflictThroughout global history, various groups have been in conflict due to ethnic background, gender, religious differences, or political affiliation. Conflict is defined as a ... etween two or more parties. Human history is really that of conflict. The Armenian Massacre and the ethnic tensions between the Hutus and Tutsis were two conflicts in history that have resulted from d ...

(2 pages) 84 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History of Gangs in America.

ouped together for the sake of socialisation and protection. They were of the same race or the same ethnic background. The first known gang specialized in crimes was called "The Five Points". They con ... plundered stores and private homes without being charged by the police.Gangs formed around similar ethnic backgrounds. After The Civil War there were Jewish, African American, Italian and Irish gangs ...

(9 pages) 14366 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ethical Decision Making.

cision-making? Ethics means different things to each of us. We develop our ethics from our culture, ethnic background, religious beliefs and all that make us unique as humans. Knowing this does not he ...

(5 pages) 1068 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The melting pot of US culture.

this question, I have found it to be that none of them have been able to precisely tell me what my ethnic background is. Now that I have learned a little about cultures, I now know that I am part of ... f my life. Going to see the movies, hearing the new music that comes out each week, trying that new ethnic dish, and making that little click of the mouse to open up the world at the touch of a finger ...

(3 pages) 127 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Subculture:the meaning of style

ishing to differentiate themselves from the parent culture "borrow" objects, styles, and music from ethnically diverse groups (like the African Caribbean or West Indian populations). According to Hebd ... cally subverted or changed in another.A subculture is a cultural subgroup differentiated by status, ethnic background, residence, religion, or other factors that functionally unify the group and act c ...

(3 pages) 138 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is from the book ANTHEM. In this essay I was told to compare the book with Core Democratic Values (CDV's)

stice.The belief in the Core Democratic Value "Diversity" is that there is a variety in culture and ethnic background, race, lifestyle, and belief is not only permissible but desirable and beneficial ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schizophrenia -- Defines the disease and goes over the types, symptoms, treatments, detection methods and a few other things. I have also included the works cited.

als are those diagnosed with schizophrenia. It doesn't matter what race, age, sex, social class, or ethnic background someone has. Anyone can be affected by schizophrenia. Usually a schizophrenic is d ...

(5 pages) 123 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Affirmative action-opinion paper

rs to replace hard-working employees with those of less qualification simply due to their gender or ethnic background.Many people feel that affirmative action would be very beneficial to our society. ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

To what extent has your study of Australian poetry contributed to your understanding of, or response to, your sense of being Australian or living in Australian society

lebrations contribute in some part to my sense of myself as Australian. Factors such as my family's ethnic background, my studies of various subjects at school and the impact of mass media also have a ...

(6 pages) 95 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What possible issues associated with consumer behaviour and consumption patterns might be extremely sensitive ones to directly question respondents about?

ese problems might arise are:Health InformationCriminal RecordsSexual PreferenceSexual BehaviourRaceEthnic BackgroundPolitical ViewsReligionTrade Union MembershipVarious Association MembershipsThe mos ... sensitive information. Sensitive information includes information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional or trade association ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Women from cultures other tahn Anglo-Saxon accesing prenatl care in the Australian public health system

dge the diversity of culture and race that midwives work with. Many issues will hinder a woman from ethnic background to gain the care she deserves and needs. The essay focuses on the cultural issues ... ike vaginal examinations, particularly by male doctors (Phoneix, 1990).Stereotypes against women of ethnicity are not facilitating women centred care and are dangerous when a woman's personal needs ar ...

(11 pages) 83 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euducation in the black community

everyday, and every minute of the day. Learning never stops, no matter what age you are, what your ethnic background, or the culture you are from. The search for the thirst for knowledge is the key t ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

I Am, You are, We are Australian

oodley and Dobe Newton. It is a song that celebrates unity in diversity, recognising differences in ethnic background and remembrance of its history. It recognises significant events and icons in Aust ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Identity Theft, Crime of the Future

is crime. The perpetrators of this crime do not direct their attention towards any one single race, ethnic background or gender. Between January and December 2003, the FTC received over half of a mill ...

(7 pages) 291 1 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Racism in the labour Market

. This article addresses the most common meaning of the word, social, racial, religious, sexual and ethnic discrimination.1.1 DEFINITIONDiscrimination involves formally or informally classifying peopl ... such grounds as their race (racism), gender (sexism), religion (religious discrimination), height, ethnic background, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, preference or behavior, or polit ...

(8 pages) 138 0 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights