Essays Tagged: "Ethnic group"

A balanced essay that defines racism, classism and sexism and presents what in my view are the best remedies for all three.

h which you began the course have gotten stronger.A researcher asked a man his opinion of a certain ethnic group. "They are moody and quick-tempered," he replied. "It is in their blood.""Have you ever ... ed idea. This is because the biased person sees, not individuals, but groups. To him, members of an ethnic group are "all alike," clones, with no individuality. And as in the example above, the prejud ...

(14 pages) 517 3 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What are stereotypes?

an unfavorable attitude and action toward people because they are members of a particular racial or ethnic group. Stereotyping is referred to as any theory or doctrine indicating that actions of an in ...

(3 pages) 242 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

the media displaying stereotypes inaccurately....especially the jewish religion

s in the MediaWhy does the media feel they need to portray different races, religions, genders, and ethnic group inaccurately? Do they feel this type of entertainment will sell? In television shows an ... ws are generalized based on celebrities such as Woody Allen and Joan Rivers, who publicize negative ethnic stereotypes and give an impression of acceptability. People will continue to stereotype unles ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


ntage. All of the above statements are prejudicial notions used to define members of a social or an ethnic group, and are called stereotypes. Unfortunately, stereotypes negatively affect our ability t ... ortunately, stereotypes negatively affect our ability to understand members of a different group or ethnicity, and are we usually resistant to change because of them. We stereotype various groups of p ...

(2 pages) 66 1 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

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 comparison of policies to attract foreign talents for Singapore and New Zealand.

ation about 3.6m, consisting of dominant Chinese (76.8%), Malays (13.9%), Indians (7.9%), and other ethnic groups (1.4%).The population in New Zealand is more than 3.7m(source: the New Zealand Officia ... ation in New Zealand is more than 3.7m(source: the New Zealand Official Yearbook 2002). The largest ethnic group is European, which is 80% of the population. One in seven people are Maori people, and ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


unified state, headed by the Serbian Royal House of Karageorgevic; in practice, the largest single ethnic group, the Serbs, ruled the other peoples, creating a situation that became a source of const ... he major opposition to the Serbs came from the Croats, the second largest group in the country. The ethnic differences were exacerbated by the economic gaps between the north of the country - Croatia ...

(10 pages) 152 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Romas in Hungary

al perception, everyone has the right to form anopinion of issues dealing with the race problem and ethnic questions. However, this personalright continuously raises the problem of discrimination, and ... skin color as the example shows it in the introduction. Darker skin is only acharacteristic of this ethnic group's physical appearance. The reasons for discriminatingRomas arises from more complex roo ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective." Submitted for Intro to Education Class.

child to accept the uniqueness of the cultures of others.Children's attitudes toward their race and ethnic group and other cultural groups begin to form early in the preschool years. Infants can recog ... influenced by the culture, opinions, and attitudes of their caregivers. Caregivers' perceptions of ethnic and racial groups can affect the child's attitudes toward those minority groups. Early childh ...

(9 pages) 410 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What was the Holocaust?

liefs against the Jewish. Hitler promoted prejudice, which turned to hate and the persecution of an ethnic group, the Jews. Men, women, and children died horrible deaths just because they were Jewish. ... to defy him but sum were brave enough. We respect one another regardless of difference in religion, ethnicity, or race because we all belong to the family humankind. We must learn to learn to coexist ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Developing Nations in Africa - Rwanda

8 square kilometres and is landlocked, which means it does not border the sea.In 1959, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Human Rights around the World

because of his citizenship in a particular country, or his membership in a particular religious or ethnic group.In the late 1700's, two revolutions took place which furthered the concept of human rig ...

(7 pages) 330 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

An essay on dwarfism, telling the causes, symptoms, and treatments.

20,000 births in the us, and affects about 80% of all people with dwarfism. Dwarfism occurs in all ethnic group. Any two average size parents can have a child with dwarfism. Most causes are genetic, ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

A Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Totem Pole

First Nations Artifact AssignmentTitle: unknownEthnic Group: Burrard Band of the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation. Considered to be part of the Coastal ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Health inequalities

of mortality, life expectancy or health status; whether categorised by socioeconomic measures or by ethnic group or gender. Recent efforts to compare the level and nature of health inequalities in int ... 1 per cent of women of working age had no qualifications. There were also large differences between ethnic groups.

(8 pages) 283 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Myths that Hide the American Indian

Nearly everyone in this world is guilty of stereotyping against a certain race, religion, ethnic group, nationality, etc. One of those groups that are stereotyped is the Native Americans. Ev ...

(3 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ireland, the history, economics, current events, etc...

lushes island filled with miles of green rolling hills. It was conquered by the Celts, the dominate ethnic group in Ireland, in approximately 600 BC. Later, in 432 AD, St. Patrick arrived on the islan ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

The Struggle for Gay Rights in America

the struggle as a liberal individualist one. The second are those who feel that homosexuals are an ethnic group, and as such suffer as an oppressed minority. The third are those dedicated to a comple ...

(7 pages) 177 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Essay on modernism and realism

y a narrowing of outlook from the universal to the particular, from humankind or 'man' to nation or ethnic group, and from the stability of community to the "fulfillment" of the individual." Th ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

What do you see as the social function(s) of literature? The essay should include attention to at least two of the prescribed texts.

tale, is coloured by the social experiences of the author. We all belong to a particular social or ethnic group, are in a particular class (whether we like the idea or not) and live in a particular t ...

(7 pages) 79 2 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers