Essays Tagged: "Ethnicity"

Morality and the Human Genome Project

lass distinction the use of the X chromosomemarkers can be used for the identification of a persons ethnicity or class(Murphy,34). A seemingly harmless collection of information from theadvancement of ...

(5 pages) 294 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Tribalism vs. Nationalism

by, Americans seem to identify less with their nationand more with their various subgroups based on ethnicity, religion or race.The rest of the world, now that the Cold War is over, is resuming itslon ... from the former Soviet Union toYugoslavia have broken apart into smaller nations based primarily onethnicity or religion. Separatist factions are mounting serious challenges tonations from Canada to ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hate Speech on College Campuses

hate, have adoptedcodes or policies prohibiting speech that offends any group based on race, gender,ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.That's the wrong response, well-meaning or not. The First ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


dates back thousands of years before Christ. It was a nation with a common heritage, language, and ethnicity. Due to Japan's role in World War II and the fact that Japan had occupied Korea, the count ...

(6 pages) 181 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ethnic and Linguistic Canada

Ethnic and Linguistic CanadaCanada has long struggled with issues of ethnicity and linguistics as the nation's large French-speaking minority struggles to maintain its l ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discuss ideas of class identity and the concept of 'class consciousness' in relation to i) the upper class and ii) the members of an 'underclass'?

classes. The upper class and the notion of an underclass, along with the extent to which gender and ethnicity have a bearing on these.To return to the first statement the overlying subject is that of ... underclass in denial of itself may never cohere enough to act for itself to remedy its situation.On ethnicity and gender, firstly we shall consider ethnicity. In the U.K. there was a number of large i ...

(10 pages) 442 0 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Interpreting Langston Hughes

in one's mind of the price paid for a single strand of freedom and what is meant to this oppressed ethnicity. From the dark whispers of Silhouette to the stern rising words of Democracy, Hughes relea ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Living In A Multicultural Society

ects of society that make it hard to identify ones self include a persons sexual orientation, their ethnicity and their lifestyles.In society there are many labels that are put on people because of th ... s being exposed more and more in society.Another problematic area to identifying ones self is their ethnicity. Society sometimes does not make it easy to express yourself if you are not white. What I ...

(3 pages) 218 0 4.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Holy War vs. Capitalist Materialism

urning the democratic world into a dark and hazy place. The possibility of complete isolationism by ethnicity's and religions is possible, however the realistic view of the near future is a commercial ...

(4 pages) 102 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Proof that black Americans feel superior to white americans.

equalization? Unequalization is the unequal/different treatment of people because of their race or ethnicity. Unequalization in this case will refer to the unequal treatment African-Americans receiv ...

(3 pages) 126 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Title : Describe Potential Forms Of Discrimination In Businesses

usually against their membership of a socially distinct group or category. Such categories include ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, age, and disability. Discrimina ...

(17 pages) 624 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Arabs prejudged....While many people might be very ethnocentric and blurt out there ethnicity, I choose not to, in fear i might be prejudged because i'm arabian.

ed before they "actually" know me. While many people might be very ethnocentric and blurt out there ethnicity, I choose not to. A little more than a year ago, revealing my cultural identity as an Arab ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Race in the United States. Suggest ways in which the American experience can have relevance for other nations and peoples.

spread impact on the "target community" -- that is, the community that shares the race, religion or ethnicity of the victim -- and an even broader based harm to the general society. Members of the tar ...

(10 pages) 183 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Compare and Contrast Functionalist and Marxist Theories of Stratification.

closely related to property and political power with landownership being the key.Though gender and ethnicity have become increasingly important in recent years, social class is probably the most impo ...

(6 pages) 320 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How selfish individualism can lead to the breakdown of today's society.

lling throughout the country. Racists show no apparent feeling for other people of different color, ethnicity, or religion. They are very discourteous and impertinent to society's views. Because fear ...

(1 pages) 85 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Cuase of world war one.

ted by the chance to prove their nation's superiority and power and greeted the war with open arms. Ethnicity and hurt pride created alliances between nations that would fight side by side and enemies ...

(5 pages) 47 1 3.0 May/2003

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

Affirmative Action.

ans bringing about a proposition to eliminate affirmative action programs that are based on race or ethnicity?By definition, affirmative action isn't a program of choosing people of color over whites ... the number of people of color employed proportionate to the percentage of their respective race or ethnicity. For example, if Sanipac employs one hundred people, thirteen of them should be of Hispani ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


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

Anthropology and what we can learn from the study of other cultures.

g on global problems and the way thesubject changed my way of thinking in general.My feelings about ethnicity and racism have been supported by the subject materials. Thesimple fact that there are gre ... able thing the subject taught me.ReferencesThomas Hylland Eriksen. (1993) 'Ethnicity and Nationalism'. London Pluto Press 18/ 9/ 2001Robbins, Richard H. (1999) ...

(6 pages) 128 0 2.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Multicultural counseling, diversity counseling, counseling diverse populations, APA references.

e may think of groups that differ from the dominant culture in our society, such as, race, culture, ethnicity, etc. Many people do not think beyond these categories to consider a second tier of diver ...

(11 pages) 740 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology