Essays Tagged: "ethnic diversity"

Rent Control in New York

they cannot afford the rent. Limiting the price that a landlord can demand helps maintain a city's ethnic diversity and prevents the creation of slums on the outskirts of the main city. Another thing ...

(5 pages) 137 1 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Defining the proper role for a citizen or individual in society and how our actions relate to that proper role.

makes our country more, not less, American." George W. BushAmerica's population reflects remarkable ethnic diversity. More than 20 percent of the population of two major cities, Los Angeles and New Yo ... "Asian American," "Italian American," and "African American" to reflect the persistence of various ethnic heritages within the United States. There are people whose skin is labeled white, black, brow ...

(17 pages) 558 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Martin Luther King Jr. ---> How did he create Positive Synergy Through Diversity?

"Building Positive Synergy Through Ethnic Diversity"* .. * = terms suppose to be in italics*Crown thy good with brotherhood.* Brotherho ... the wrong direction? How can we grow from our steps taken aback and build positive synergy through ethnic diversity?*We, the people, who share the patriot dream and travel from California to New York ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Apr/2004

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

A brief analysis and description of the uniqueness of Malaysian culture

s by analyzing various aspects of our culture.Malaysia is well-known for its pluralist culture. Its ethnic diversity first started taking shape around 150 years ago and is largely shaped by its histor ... cond most widely used language. These two languages serve as a communication link between different ethnic groups (Capslock Sdn. Bhd., 2003), which are each allowed to preserve their own languages and ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Jesus Was an Indian: A Response Essay to Joseph Bruchac's "Our Stories Remembered".

originally registered for the "Black Culture in America" course because it was the only available "ethnic diversity" class that would fit my schedule. When I tried to read the textbook, I started to ... were over-explained in order for them to be used in a new way. Terminology was borrowed from other ethnic groups without even a mention of their origin. Statements were made, hinting of the existence ...

(5 pages) 22 0 1.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why are culture and identity such contested terrain in contemporary America?

, one could argue that there is no such thing, since contemporary America is home to a cultural and ethnic mix so great that it cannot be considered as a whole; alternatively, American culture and Ide ... can culture and Identity may be seen as an amalgam of social and cultural differences from the many ethnic groups that inhabit this great continent. These two opposing ideas, of a "salad bowl" (the fo ...

(9 pages) 299 0 4.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The theme of identity as developed within the novel "The Woman Warrior" by Maxime Hong Kingston

and more specifically she attempts to question the definitions of 'woman' from a social position of ethnic diversity.She questions throughout the text the definition of identity, both from a viewpoint ... cept of womanhood, by exploring the idea of what it means not only to be a woman, but a woman in an ethnic minority. This allows her to explore and attempt to re-evaluate the idea of a singular stable ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on Czech Republic: History, Economy, and Culture

and formally recognized the new country. The new state was plagued by problems because of its wide ethnic diversity, separate histories and differing religious, cultural, and social traditions of the ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.2 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Britain has become a multicultural society. How can schools/teachers develop their pupils' awareness of the values of other cultures?

multiracial society by providing them with an understanding of the culture and history of different ethnic groups. Multicultural education should therefore allow both minority and majority pupils to b ... ulticultural heritage because as Roy Todd argues (1991) "education has developed in response to the ethnic diversity and "multicultural" nature of contemporary British society". Cultural change is a g ...

(11 pages) 64 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Social Service for Asian American

the University of Michigan Health System Geriatrics Center. The center recognizes that cultural and ethnic diversity is important for effective programs, so the center is trying to adapt to the unique ... n Americans have come to the United States from over 20 countries, represent more than 60 different ethnicities, and speak a multitude of languages. Therefore, various Asian languages make it difficul ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The New Vision Foundation

the University of Michigan Health System Geriatrics Center. The center recognizes that cultural and ethnic diversity is important for effective programs, so the center is trying to adapt to the unique ... n Americans have come to the United States from over 20 countries, represent more than 60 different ethnicities, and speak a multitude of languages. Therefore, various Asian languages make it difficul ...

(10 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My Contribution to Diversity on Campus

.With a burgeoning Indian and Asian population, my community eventually became more tolerant of ethnic diversity. Yet, throughout my early childhood, my parents and I simultaneously struggled to ...

(2 pages) 518 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

My Contribution to Diversity on Campus

.With a burgeoning Indian and Asian population, my community eventually became more tolerant of ethnic diversity. Yet, throughout my early childhood, my parents and I simultaneously struggled to ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Coca Cola Corporation

Working for a company that strives on diversity, is not always all that great. Gender, racial, and ethnic diversity means different things to different people. Some believe that diversity is about qu ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case Study of Urban Structures: Vancouver, B.C.

nd is the largest city in the province of British Columbia. Located on a peninsula, Vancouver is an ethnically diverse city, home to over 600,000 people, 52% of which have a first language other than ... em does not provide equal access to all, nor does the city sit on flat land. Vancouver is a city of ethnic diversity because it not only hosts a variety of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds bu ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Unions Undermined

uld only fight their employers and inhumane conditions by banding together to form trade unions.The ethnic diversity of the working class played a distinct part in the success and failure of the union ...

(5 pages) 25 1 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Human Resources Roles and Responsibilities

is more accessible to managers and employees.DiversityIn today's labor force racial, religious, and ethnic diversity is increasing (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart & Wright, 2004). Many organizations are ...

(3 pages) 82 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Cultural diversity in Abilene Texas

hin each culture there are several different beliefs, religions, and traditions. I will explore the ethnic diversity of my city, with my research I have found that Abilene Texas has a little bit of ev ... with my research I have found that Abilene Texas has a little bit of every culture represented.The ethnic population of Abilene Texas is majority White with Latino following in second. We have a wide ...

(6 pages) 1719 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Demographic Factors Research

graphic factors found in the organizations researched. The demographic factors are characterized by ethnic diversity either in their workforces or diversity in the markets those organizations serve. T ... s a requisite for success in this era of globalization.The first concept identified is the Roots of Ethnic Conflict covered in Chapter five (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003). Ethnic differences in the wor ...

(14 pages) 122 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management