Essays Tagged: "ethnic minorities"

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tality towards working, which in this case is the Italian community.After reading 'Rivalry Over the Ethnic Minorities', it was like reading my own family's past when they immigrated in Quebec backin t ... ire. But then again, there will always be a Jacques Parizeau who will always find a flaw in all the ethnic communities who seem to work hard and want to become a success in order to make this country ...

(5 pages) 93 2 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Religions in China

e the Eastern Orthodox branch of Christianity and numerous regional faiths, as practiced by China's ethnic minorities.Buddhism was brought to China from India in about the first century AD and slowly ... uns.Lamaism is found mainly among such minorities as Tibetans, Mongols and Tu, Naxi, Pumi and Menba ethnic groups. The form belonging to the Bali family of languages is practiced by the Dai, Bulang, D ...

(25 pages) 316 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Racism, A Scar on the Face of Humanity

Civil Liberties, has become one of the leading causes of racism in this country. Physical abuse of ethnic minorities by cops was commonplace before the Civil Rights movement, making Martin Luther Kin ... fairly when one of the police officers himself is beaten by his fellow officers just because of his ethnicity. A similar case, which had severe consequences, was that of the beating of Rodney Glen Kin ...

(8 pages) 239 0 3.7 May/2003

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

Law in society.

ile fostering a sense of national cohesion, remaining open and accepting the culture and beliefs of ethnic minorities without straying into the problematic area of special rights for different groups. ... ed for declining separate laws:"Imposing special laws on people because they belong to a particular ethnicgroup could introduce unjustified discriminations into the law, lead to un-necessary and divis ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Black and minority groups in the media.

ry has been heavily criticized, particularly by groups representing various minorities, for the way ethnic groups have been portrayed in films and television programs. Although considerable progress h ... still guilty of insensitivity in this area. When considering shows on T.V, audiences from minority ethnic groups don't like the negative stereotyping and simplistic portrayal of their communities on ...

(4 pages) 257 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Why has parliament (UK) been criticised for being insufficiently representative?

of Parliament is that it is not a microcosm of society, excluding certain groups, such as women and ethnic minorities. Instead, Parliament has a disproportionate amount of white, middle class, middle ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

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

vey commissioned by BBC News Online. The opinion in the survey reinforces the fact that people from ethnic minorities believe that the UK's legal system discriminates against them. Discrimination has ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Declaration of independence essay

ption of course, is that women were left out. And in actuality, blacks, Native Americans, and other ethnic minorities were also excluded. In fact, the only ones included by the Founding Fathers were p ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Are official statistics a reliable source of information about crime in Britain?

ainst property.The majority of the prison population of the United Kingdom consists of young males, ethnic minorities and those from unskilled occupations. In fact criminals are predominantly male, as ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Content Analysis of Billboard advertising: Ethnicity in the Media.

AimsMy aims for this study are to discover how ethnic minorities are being used in the specific medium of billboard advertising. What products are ... billboard advertising is similar, the same or very different to television in its representation of ethnic minorities. By the end of my research I hope to have a clearer picture of just how ethnic min ... recent study of billboards in a Montreal subway station. It was found that, in over 160 billboards, ethnic minorities were represented once (study by Fo Niemi and Mario Salgado). The article goes on t ...

(4 pages) 129 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

INTRODUCTIONThe face of the workplace is changing: More women, more ethnic minorities, and more immigrants are entering the work force. As a result, the workplace is in ...

(3 pages) 613 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Debate Surrounding Affirmative Action

rters of the movement argue that affirmative action polices are needed to ensure the advancement of ethnic minorities, those who oppose the initiative contend that the process engenders a pattern of r ... in this debate, however, most individuals do agree that without some type of employment protection ethnic minorities would endure a higher rate of discrimination.With the realization that affirmative ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

To what extent has the policing of ethnic minorities been affected by the Scarman Report and the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry?

) and more recently the Bradford riots (2001). Britain is a multi-racial society and members of the ethnic minority community can face particular problems, such as racially motivated attacks and haras ... eport and the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry with regards to the effects they have had on the policing of ethnic minorities. I will also be examining the methods of social control used by the police such as ...

(7 pages) 82 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


rom sub-Saharan Africa were brought to the New World as slaves. Today, their descendants form major ethnic minorities in the U.S. and several Latin American countries, and they are the dominant elemen ... egration with the white or Indian majority over the course of time blurred considerably the obvious ethnic distinctions.In Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, the ...

(55 pages) 973 1 2.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

rs and managers, experts say, will still need to maintain or step up efforts to recruit and advance ethnic minorities in the year 2000 and beyond. That's essentially because having a diverse work forc ... Hispanics. suggests that smaller businesses have been more successful than larger ones in promoting ethnic minorities into upper management. The study shows that in businesses with fewer than 500 empl ...

(12 pages) 615 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Armenian Genocide

figure out how to split up the empire between them. With immanent failure on the horizon, and more ethnic minorities gaining independence every day, the Turkish Ottomans had to think of something qui ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

History of Racial discrimination in the Workplace.

Racial discrimination has long been a problem in social history. The discrimination of ethnic minorities has been a controversial issue, existent in society, and workplaces for many years ... en a controversial issue, existent in society, and workplaces for many years. The implementation of ethnic monitoring and positive discrimination in employment has increased the number of ethnic emplo ... he body's balance.The equal opportunities law was introduced into society due to the discrimination ethnic minorities had received in history. The policies were implemented to counter racial discrimin ...

(7 pages) 181 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mental illness.

No, there aren't characteristics of mental illness specific to immigrants. According to the article Ethnic Minorities and the Psychiatrist by Calvin Johnson, immigrants are just as likely to develop t ...

(2 pages) 86 1 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The history of Nicaragua

t urban. Its people are mostly mestizos, of mixed European and Native American descent, but include ethnic minorities of Native American, African, and European background. Nicaragua's economy is based ... poor Nicaraguans pour in from rural areas, trying to escape violence and poverty in the countryside.Ethnic GroupsNicaragua has a diverse ethnic mix. The majority, 69 percent, are mestizos, of mixed Eu ...

(40 pages) 122 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

"Neighbours" by Tim Winton allows readers to understand The challenges and ordeals faced by a couple and how it places the reader in a position to observe varying values and attitudes

pects of Australian multicultural life. The text deals with the different lifestyles of Australia's ethnic minorities to Australians and we can see from the text how an author creates a good reader re ... ers in Neighbours proved to be no exception. The text indulges in the view of cultural hard working ethnic family's, who surround the two couples who had just moved into the new neighborhood. At first ...

(4 pages) 25773 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature