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    In the Second Industrial Revolution, working class citizens were able to live comfortable lives with stability in the workplace without having to be in the middle class. Factories provided the working class with wages, housing, and work, allowing for pleasant lives. They were also given some degree of respectability and responsibility by being able to revolt or strike. Throughout the Second Industrial Revolution, although there were cycles of booms and busts, the economy was growing and expanding immensely. Also, the working class was composed of many immigrants, who were fulfilling their “American Dream” because many of them lived better lives in the United States, than in their native country. As a working class citizen in the Second Industrial…

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    discrimination. With America having just 5% of the world’s population, it also houses 25% of the world’s prison population, and out of that 25%, a significant portion of that population are African Americans. The United States judicial system has been able to maintain America’s economic and social hierarchy by targeting African Americans. Structural racism and mass incarceration have deemed African Americans as second-class citizens by robbing them of fundamental citizen rights and opportunities…

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    In most cases, the idea was successful because, the program produced two state governors, but, there was stigmatism for the children who were known to be adopted in the community they were placed in. The documentary also mentioned that the movement created organization such as the Children’s Aid Society, Children’s Village, and the New York Founding Hospital. Children Aid Society and the orphan train was responsible for over 200,000 adoptions from 1959 to 1929. Citizenship Theory The citizen…

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    Australian Cultural Values

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    occurs. Australian society is one in which women can be negatively portrayed in media very easily and as a consequence persons in society have assisted to shape and cause major social outcomes including gender equality. In many years that have past there have been changes in thinking and values of women. Women are now not seen a stereotypical housewives and sex symbols but more like working class citizens in this world just like men. Although not all values have changed for some people,…

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    Curley’s wife is presented as a provocative young woman, described as a “tart”, who is seen as a danger to the men as she is married and if they are caught having a relationship with her they will be “canned”. We first meet her character in the men’s bunk house. She is described as dressed in all red, with “rouged lips”, “red mules” and “red ostrich feathers”, the colour symbolism of the colour red adds to the idea that she’s a danger to the men. She is described as having a teasing personality…

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    Equality Vs Equality

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    factors, including family wealth. As well, the wages established by an employer should have a direct correlation to the input provided by the employee. If a person works harder than a coworker in the same position, then the hardest worker should receive the greater compensation. Equality prevents a singular section of society from dominating other sections. Without equality the individuals that are treated as second class citizens will revolt against their current society.…

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    What does she say? She saying that people have certain prejudices and ignorance of gender, race, ethnicity, age, wealth class, disability, etc that determined their place in society, in Barry’s case it determined her place on the playground. 3.In the Philippines lice are called “kuto” [cootie?]. Barry uses this to discuss the color of people’s skin – the white people and the brown people. What do the Filipino children think about Barry’s skin and hair? How does that compare to her…

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    treated as a second class citizen and ridiculed him because he had an accent and sometimes mispronounced words. This was especially frustrating because my father was taught British English in India and found no difference between how he spoke and his fellow employees spoke. His blood began to boil when he described a situation in which a manager pulled him aside and told him that he loved the work he was doing but could not offer him a promotion because he feared backlash from other employees.…

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    Masculinity seems to have quite a pull on those living in and under western society. With each individual experience comes an individual struggle; in the novels Second Class Citizen, Mr. Loverman, White Teeth, and The Opposite house we grow close to characters experiencing masculinity under British rule. By comparing these books, we can see how sexuality, gender, and cultural differences all come into play when performing and interacting with the hyper-masculine. White Teeth tells a story of…

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    deep focus, and other techniques enhanced the style. Genre in Hollywood Almost every Hollywood studio was associated with a specific type of genre; MGM had musicals and dramas, Warner Bros. Had gangster films, Universal had its share of horror films. Although different genres, they fallowed the same classical narrative structure. Problems arose in the beginning of the film and they must be solved in order to restore the balance in the world. To identify a genre we must look at their components.…

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