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  • The Importance Of Ethnic Groups In The United States

    1. Why did people who lived in the US before get upset when new groups arrived? – People who lived in the U.S. before got upset when new groups arrived because it, “…seeds of new and serious social problems for American society and an acceleration of its social and structural breakdown” (2). In addition to a “structural breakdown,” it also made Americans worry that the United States was no longer prepared to manage its borders and therefore losing the idea of American standards. Americans also perceived that the U.S. could not, “…afford the cost of caring for the new ethnic immigrant groups” (2). 2. What are some examples of ethnic groups that have experienced this kind of treatment in the past in the United States? – From the beginning of the European settlement, this kind of treatment has taken place in the U.S. because many worry about the,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Cross-Ethnic Groups

    cross-racial and cross-ethnic casting are concerns which people are paying attention to. Everyone is split on this controversy. A few people assume that it is completely respectable for an actor to portray someone from a different ethnic or race group. Others have clashing beliefs. Actors should not play someone from a different ethnic or race group because they are emphasizing racial hierarchy, mocking them, and concluding that the race that they actually are is the norm. Some people believe…

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  • Importance Of Immigration And Ethnic Group Diversity

    My group’s social issue topic is about immigration and ethnic group diversity so I chose to do an observation of my hometown, University Park, Illinois and how diverse it has grown to become in the last decade. This observation took place November 1-3, 2015 in the GSU cafeteria annex and local restaurants in U.P. I was able to speak with a few citizens who too have lived here just as long as I have. The people I was able to speak with were two Palestine siblings who study medicine here at…

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  • Ethnic Groups In Suriname Essay

    What are the major ethnic groups in Suriname? The largest ethnic group in Suriname is Hindustani, which is an immigrant from India who migrated north in the 19th century. The number of Hindustani as much as 37% of the population, the second largest ethnic group in the country namely Creole community (31%), then Java (15%), Maroon (10%), and Amerindian (2%). What is the official language of Suriname? The official language of Suriname is the Netherlands, Suriname is the only country in the area…

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  • Ethnic Groups In Rwanda Essay

    History of Violence Between Rwanda Ethnic Groups In the country of Rwanda tension between ethnic groups has always been in existence and it is definitely not anything new. Hutu are seen to be the more elite ethnic group than the Tutsi because they made up about eighty four percent of the Rwandan population. It didn’t help that they were viewed as “strong, stocky farmers” either. The Tutsi people were mostly herdsmen and landowners and the Hutu were the people who worked on the land so it was…

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  • The Importance Of Ethnic Groups In Education

    We all have our voice, and we have learned to utilize it since the day we were born, but in the past, certain ethnic groups voice was silenced due to the color of their skin. I try to imagine a world where I was told, because of the color of my skin, I could not go to college or have my own beliefs because they are wrong. The discouraging truth of this is that our past is plagued with this, and even today some people are still forced to face this treatment. In this module, we viewed the…

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  • Importance Of Ethnic Restaurants As Cultural Ambassadors

    Ethnic Restaurants as Cultural Ambassadors. Ethnic restaurants are very influential in the representation of foreign cultures. They act as important socializing agents presenting foreign ways of life in a different country. Due to their foreign themes, the restaurants provide the clients with comprehensive and precise details about the foreign culture. They offer the clients an opportunity to explore the foreign ways of life in their country. The restaurants provide insights to various ways of…

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  • Ethnic Identity And Acculturative Stress As Mediators Of Depression

    Educational Issue Paper: “Ethnic Identity and Acculturative Stress as Mediators of Depression in Students of Asian Descent” In the article, “Ethnic Identity and Acculturative Stress as Mediators of Depression in Students of Asian Descent,” the matter of the well-being of college students of Asian descent--because these students had higher rates of depression is addressed (Lantrip, Mazzetti, Grasso, Gill, Miller, Haner, Rude & Awad, 2012). In my current college education, I can say that, like…

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  • Pomona Ethnic Space

    I believe Pomona, California is an ethnic space. Pomona was once a teeming populace of the ideal middle-class. The city consisted of 86% percent Whites and 15% Hispanics during the 1970s, according to the United States Census Bureau. In the 1990s, Pomona experienced a downfall in socio-economic status, was deprived of its middle-class glory, and the flooding of a new ethnic space. Hispanics now occupy Pomona at a staggering 70%, while Whites occupy 48%, according to the 2010 United States Census…

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  • Ethnic Studies Case Study

    Students should be required to take courses in minority or ethnic studies as part of all college degrees. The unique value of ethnic studies in colleges and universities is that these studies promote respect and understanding among races, support student success, and teaches critical thinking skills. Ethnic studies by and about racial minority groups presents a different narrative that is shaped partially by histories of oppression in the United States. as well as by the intellectual and…

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