Essays Tagged: "minority groups"

Interpersonel communications and technology - APA style

erence among racial categories Caucasians, African-Americans, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders. With minority groups, access and use of the Internet is proven to be related to one's income and educatio ...

(8 pages) 722 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Opportunities facing Publix Supermarkets. Part of a S.W.O.T. Analysis for Publix.

asses and providing complimentary valet parking.The majority of Publix are located in Florida where minority groups are growing rapidly. Our recommendation would be to expand their ethnic product line ...

(2 pages) 249 1 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What factors led to the provision of Britain's fourth television channel? How did Channel Four change public service broadcasting?

in1982. There was a common concurrence that there was not a channel that was representative of the minority groups of Great Britain and that after the BBC was given a second channel, it seemed inevit ... opinions which the larger institutions simply were not interested in voicing. Those who formed the minority groups of Britain included feminist campaigners, gay rights activists and ethnic/cultural m ...

(7 pages) 83 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Prejudice, comformity and stereotyping in American History X

ther is sitting at the family dinner table and states his opinion of why he feels certain people of minority groups got their job. This influences how his children feel. Prejudice is a premature judgm ... in the movie where the skinheads destroy a neighborhood grocery store that is been taken over by a minority group show the skinheads conform to norms. These norms tell us what we should or ought to b ...

(10 pages) 337 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Advertising and the construction of Violent White Masculinity: gender differences in advertising

of attention on criminals from majority groups such as Whites but an emphasis by crime conducted by minority groups. The article suggests that research has avoided to explicitly specify the relationsh ...

(2 pages) 123 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Equal Opportunities in Employment Historical Analysis

xceptions where the government steps in. One way in particular is with regards to the protection of minority groups.One of the barriers against employee discrimination came in the form of the Civil Ri ... ty? Do private businesses really have the obligation to hire people merely because they belong to a minority group? The EEOC says they do, but some researchers in the field disagree.Equality under Emp ...

(35 pages) 1706 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Affirmative Action"

. Affirmative action is the active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of minority groups and women. For example, in a business, the management personnel are deciding to whom ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Case Against Affirmative Action

t. I,for one, am against it. I believe that affirmative action creates a lower standard to those of minority groups, and encourages them to think they deserve what they have not earned. I also think a ... pportunities for all minorities. Therefor one of every 5 med students at said university must be of minority group. Seems fair at first glance, the universities just want diversity correct? Well, that ...

(7 pages) 349 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Affirmative Action.

ion, which is an active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members of minority groups and women. Now, this doesn't sound like such a bad thing does it? So why are Oregoni ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Black and minority groups in the media.

is often 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 commun ... and simplistic portrayal of their communities on television. It all too often seems characters from minority ethnic groups are included in programmes because it is expected they should be, resulting i ...

(4 pages) 257 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Affirmative action

e 1960's, and during that era this country was drastically involved in changing the civil rights of minority groups. From this concern, a program called affirmative action evolved. Like other civil ri ... that since affirmative action evolved from the civil rights movement, its aim is to protect certain minority groups as well as women. I think that the idea is used in a business context because there ...

(11 pages) 317 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Time to end reverse discrimination.

mination is still alive and well in the United States, and once again it is legal. Blacks and other minority groups continue to raise havoc every time they are offended or even remotely feel that they ... d originally for blacks and women only, who at that time were considered the only ethnic and gender minority. As stated by Rita Chiu-Wai Tsang and Tracy L. Dietz "The Civil Rights Act of 1964 establis ...

(7 pages) 108 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Legalized Discrimination in America this paper is about how affirmative action is a form of legalized discrimination towards whites in the United states.

ler 70). Affirmative action is a form of legalized discrimination and should be abolished.For years minority groups have fought for their civil rights in the United States. African Americans, Native A ... , based on that person's membership in a previously discriminated-against racial, ethnic, or gender minority"(Coates 1). Many minority people get an advantage over white males when it comes to receivi ...

(4 pages) 204 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Affirmative Action

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 women, ... ournals for women and minorities. Goals and timetables encourage the hiring of members of women and minority groups. Before affirmative action, companies did not post their jobs on bulletin boards. So ...

(5 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

My views on the controversial gameboard Ghettopoly.

The term "ghetto" is defined as a quarter of a city in which members of a minority group live especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The game name "Ghetto ... cause of social, legal, or economic pressure. The game name "Ghettopoly" technically applies to all minority groups, but African Americans are the primary group that is feeling offended. Why should th ... m the media, which should be the factor responsible for the condescending images it portrays of the minority society. Some people have portrayed African Americans as low in society because people tend ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is an essay about people, groups, and government actions which aided Canada's minority groups from 1960-1980.

t the three factors identified below were the key to successes achieved by Canada's minority groups during the 1960s through to the 1980s.Criteria: A. The first ... irst criterion that will be covered in this essay is the impact ofvarious people belonging to these minority groups, and how theycontributed to helping their minority group gain success in their time. ...

(6 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

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

. Caregivers' perceptions of ethnic and racial groups can affect the child's attitudes toward those minority groups. Early childhood educators can influence the development of positive attitudes in yo ... need to experience the diversity outside their immediate environment. If children are to know about minority groups, they must be taught about them in the same way they are taught about majority group ...

(9 pages) 410 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analysis of the arguments for and against Affirmative Action (Issue #10, Stanley Feingold, George McKenna, "Taking Sides" 13th ed.)

m of past discrimination and racial inequality has been to take "Affirmative Action" with regard to minority races in America, enforcing certain levels of opportunity mandated for minority groups, mos ... Ms. Chavez claims racial preferences like affirmative action are merely superficial and erode real minority success."We need 'affirmative action' because minorities have suffered so much 'negative ac ...

(7 pages) 103 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Discrimination and Reverse Discrimination

titutional. Not only is this an injustice, it creates a sense of inadequacy for both mainstream and minority groups. Affirmative action in higher education is creating an unfair environment for studen ... eates an uncomfortable situation for both the qualified majority student as well as the unqualified minority student. The quotas given to colleges create a negative situation for both students and the ...

(9 pages) 411 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

Against Affirmative Action

was first used during the Civil Rights movement. It was intended to balance injustices suffered by minority groups, especially blacks. It was defined as a program for giving preference to individuals ... 8, Justice Lewis Powell declared in the Bakke case that universities could offer a "plus factor" to minority students - not to overcome the legacy of discrimination but to ensure a diversity of viewpo ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History