Essays Tagged: "racial group"

Institutional Racism.

al arrangements that systematically burden, disadvantage, devalue or render inferior members of one racial group in relation to another in a society. Racism is based on the belief on innate superiorit ... em of redlining and repeated denying of home loans to blacks are not as transparent as in the past, racial segregation continues to exist. Many neighborhoods in our society are still segregrated. Many ...

(5 pages) 247 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"World War II" Study Notes

vision of his predecessors. He meant to bring the entire German people - the Volk - understood as a racial group, together into a single nation. The new Germany would include all the Germanic parts of ...

(5 pages) 57 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hate and causes of it

rents usually share the same view and treat everybody the same, having many friends outside of your racial group helps to socialize. They find common bonds as humans and not as a different color. Many ...

(1 pages) 26 1 2.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What are the historical roots of anti-Semitism? Where did it stem from? Define the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism.

It began with hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious or racial group. The definition of anti-Semitism has been the focus of innumerable discussions and stud ... s the racist phase and the other is the religious aspect. Anti-Semites perceive Jews as people of a racially distinct origin. It acquired a racial rather than a religious character, as ethnically homo ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Article: Native Women Abuse

o me when I read that Native American women experience the highest rate of violence among any other racial group. I always thought Native people were so peaceful and calm. However I then read that mos ...

(1 pages) 437 1 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Racial Dating

Many interracial couples today are faced with negative reactions from society, making it hard for them to have ... ctions from family and friends, and not to mention the ignorance of society as a whole. Why is interracial dating so controversial? Is not racism a thing of the past, or is that what we would like to ... st, or is that what we would like to believe?People who date and socialize with people of different racial groups frequently experience negative reactions. Many of the disapproving messages come from ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Race In Hurston's Conscience Of The Court

ironment and determine her individual identity. For Laura Lee Kimble it is people of color who live racially structured lives.Race is described as body type, ancestry, cultural differences, biological ... ael Masse is: "Body type differences primarily skin color, ancestry as in the U.S., membership in a racial group is defined by the continent in which one's ancestors, prior to the era of European colo ...

(3 pages) 1943 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“Ghetto”

is: a section to which Jews were restricted; a section of a city in which members of a national or racial group live or are restricted. Today, society has changed the definition of the word "ghetto"& ...

(2 pages) 694 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Affirmative Action

e case, which was decided in 1978 allowing for affirmative action; selecting persons based on their racial group membership. For some, it is seen as a necessary tool for integrating a diverse student ... therwise be unable to enroll. But others believe that affirmative action has created a large gap in racial relations in which it has exhausted and delayed racial improvements. Also, it has created a l ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Service for Asian American

tive outreach program for the seniors.In the United States, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group. According to Census 2000, Asian and Pacific Islanders will account for 6.5 percent of ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The New Vision Foundation

e outreach program for the seniors.In the United States, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group. According to Census 2000, Asian and Pacific Islanders will account for 6.5 percent of ...

(10 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Racial Profiling For Arabs

Racial Profiling for Arabs Do you want to be discriminated against by someone? I don・t think ... inst by someone? I don・t think anyone would say yes. Americans used to say that they opposed racial profiling. After the terrorist attack on September 11, the world changed. Racial profiling ha ... ts from happening in the future, Americans are willing to implement the law enforcement practice of racial profiling. This is discrimination through racial profiling, which is a fundamental violation ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Locking Up “Surplus” Labor & Greed Surplus, De

The first chapter of the reading speaks mostly about the differences in the percentages of certain racial groups in crime. Throughout the periods, such as the 1980's; described here in this chapter, ... of criminal activities then whites. The differences the author tried to examine is that there is a racial stereotype that most people have against minorities as well as people below the poverty level ...

(2 pages) 311 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sport And Race

nt I want to stress is that the classification systems used to divide all human beings into various racial categories are grounded in social meanings and social definitions; they are not based on obje ... m snow white to midnight black. The trick is determining where you draw the line to distinguish one racial group from another. You could draw 2 lines or 2000 lines; there are no absolute biological ru ...

(14 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Deadly Unna? By Phillip Gwynne - Racism, Discrimination and Stereotyping of Indigenous Australians

es in everyday life.A stereotype is a trait of one or more people that is attributed to a social or racial group. In the novel an example of a stereotype is when Gary is talking about how he and Pickl ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies