Essays Tagged: "ethnic minority"


dvantage, 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 Protestants) are ref ... ve action". All it meant was that employers, to some extent, were forced to give job to people from ethnic minorities. In every institution there must have been a certain percentage of these people em ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Affirmative Action

ernment runs many programs to increase opportunities for various groups including women, racial and ethnic minority groups. Affirmative action is necessary to ensure the recruitment and employment of ...

(5 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


mage. An effect of discrimination in society is a reduction in potential. Children who come from an ethnic minority background often find that their teachers and society's expectation of them are very ... y have no one to turn to who would understand their plight. Quite often there is no one of the same ethnic background residing in the home. My client's behaviour may be affected. They may become withd ...

(5 pages) 313 2 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Roma, Gypsies and the Romany

ey are not recorded on most official census counts. Many Roma themselves do not admit to their true ethnic origins for economic and social reasons. The Roma are a distinct ethnic minority, distinguish ... he face of continuing discrimination and negative stereotypes, many Roma decline to give their true ethnicity. A report submitted to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UN ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bend It Like Beckham

multiculturalism involves:The important differences and contradictions within and among racial and ethnic minority groups according to the discourse of pluralism, which asserts that American culture ... e Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadka, is an example of a multicultural film that deals with inter-ethnic issues. This movie deals with powerfulissues that today's teenagers in an increasingly multi- ...

(7 pages) 118 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain two theories of prejudice on individuals

Racism is an expression of one of those confrontations, whereby conflict theorists argue their case.Ethnic minority groups are often associated with unemployment, inner city deprivation and high level ... there is competition amongst groups with scarce resources. Such as housing and jobs, and that using ethnic minority groups as scapegoats, the rich exploit the poor to obscure the real reason for depri ...

(8 pages) 228 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The BNP, Worry For The Future

have a lot to offer this country. They also say that the native British people will soon become the ethnic minority, that's a very big exaggeration and anyway, would that be such a bad thing, surely i ...

(3 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

To the Japanese Ambassador in relation to recent anti-Japanese riots in Beijing.

t night. I consider such violence an indictment upon this government that incites hatred against an ethnic minority to mask its own domestic problems and isdeological emptiness, and then stands back a ...

(2 pages) 20 0 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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

Sexual Behavoir

Rex Forehand and Beth Kotchier (1999). Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Two Ethnic Minority Journal of Marriage and Family, February, 85-98 I.INTRODUCITON Sexual behavior in ad ... s concerning the role of location. Nor was there a hypothesis proposed for weather or not gender or ethnicity qualifies the relationship between family variables and adolescent sexual behavior. (find ... ning to demographic variables: Where the family lived, What age and gender was the adolescent, What ethnicity was the adolescent (Black or Hispanic). The second block involved the structural variables ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

        Butler ’95 notes that young female British Asians negotiate their

where they inherit an Asian identity and adopt a British one. Which involves the adoption of hyper-ethnicity where they incorporate a 'white mask' enabling them to interact with white peers whenever ... tions, there are increasing tensions in some parts of the UK, including increasing tensions between ethnic minority groups e.g. Muslims and Hindus rarely mix socially. Generational conflict m ...

(1 pages) 525 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Equal Employment Opportunity Employee Rights and HR Communications

legislation of 1965, which led to improved health status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minority groups. The specific source of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was President John F. Ke ...

(20 pages) 193 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Race Relations 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) 60 2 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

ICT Research Methodology

the process of learning ICT, in a realistic work-based context, and how these variables may affect ethnic minority groups in the area of East London. The research is intended to explore learning ICT ... rch QuestionsThe objectives can be reflected in the following research questions.1.How do different ethnic groups perform on ICT courses in further education?2.What is the student's contribution to IC ...

(23 pages) 144 1 3.7 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Multicultural & Intercultural

logical development paradigm. In the absence of policies in education to support the maintenance of ethnic minority languages, there is a series of questions to be answered related to levels of langua ... to be answered related to levels of language maintenance and identity formation amongst pupils from ethnic minority groups.For example, within an educational context that does not support the maint ...

(16 pages) 69 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Equality in the U.S.

e, Power, and Politics we have explored several readings and taken in quite a bit of info regarding ethnic history and current ethnic, racial, and social status' of people in America. There are many e ... ssimilate into their culture. This country was created by whites for whites and the other non white ethnic groups were to be the laborers for them. Native Americans were conquered before this country ...

(12 pages) 72 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights