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  • Interracial Injustice

    United States continues to wear a black eye with racism that continues to follow our government with the history of civil unrest and discord relationship that has been established with a majority of citizens that reside in the poorest economic areas in America. These project areas usually house the poor racial minorities that reside in federal subsidizing housing communities that have been forced upon them due to the racial indifferences between social and ethnic groups that govern our democratic society. However, these indifferences between social and ethnic groups have dissolved community relationship that has finally hit a critical point in America is partly due to the type of law enforcement protocol in these areas that violate their…

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  • Is Tv Too White Analysis

    Is TV Too White? Visible minorities make up less than 30% of all those who appear in the top 100 films of 2014, according to University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication (Smith et al). A number which is too low to represent the diversity of multicultural countries such as Canada, United States, Australia, etc. When asked what are the difficulties of working in the entertainment industry, amateur actors from various backgrounds mostly mention the complicated task of…

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  • Minorities In Special Education

    Zhang, Katsiyannis, Ju and Roberts (2014) found the representation of minorities has not changed enough to see a well-rounded representation of ethnicities in special education. More so, the authors have seen a reduction in students of African descent with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). This is not surprising, as diagnosis of ID in students with African descent cannot occur. The reduction comes from the lack of ability to label students rather than the diagnosis being more culturally…

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  • Diversity In Schools

    Ladson-Billings writes that culturally relevant teaching is much more in depth than just adapting school culture to the culture of the students. In reality, it can also be used to help the students understand their own culture and to help them interpret and conceptualize knowledge (Ladson-Billings, 1992). For this to work and be effective, minority cultures must be acknowledged as a vital strength and asset instead of just adapting the white Caucasian to fit the needs of all minorities…

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  • Multiculturalism In Canada Analysis

    Multiculturalism is a debated topic in Canada and around the world due to rising issues of identity and rights for minority groups. Will Kymlicka is a Canadian scholar who “focuses on issues of democracy and diversity, and in particular on models of citizenship and social justice within multicultural societies.” Kymlicka proposes that states should protect minority and cultural rights, attempts to categorize minorities into two groups, identifies that culture is a synonym to a nation and states…

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  • Susan Okin Is Multiculturalism Bad For Women Analysis

    the issue faced by women within immigrant cultures is not that of a cultural issue but an issue of cruelty and inequality. Liberal feminism supports the notion that a strong connection is present between culture and gender which unfavourably positions immigrant women within society. In addressing the matter that the assimilationists approach to immigration is now considered oppressive, Susan Okin questions what can be done when minority cultures clash with the norms of gender equality in…

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  • Hate Crimes

    The term ‘hate’ crime is a very complex and not easily self-defining term, with many disagreements over the use of the phrase to coin such crimes deemed to be fuelled by strong feelings of hatred based on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or transgender identity. It is clear that hate crimes tend to be directed at minority groups in society. A selected example under discussion here is going to be racism. Also the way the Courts acknowledge and treat these hate crimes…

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  • Disparity In Health Care Essay

    represented progress in mental health policy, but it “did not address treatment limits, the restrictions on the types of facilities covered, differences in cost sharing, and the application of managed care techniques” (Health Affairs, 2014). Thus, the U.S. government made a second attempt to correct discriminatory health care practices by enacting the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA). MHPAEA increased access to mental health and…

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  • Summary: Racial Discrimination In Canada

    Canadian citizens see countless cultures and ethnicities around them no matter where they live. The country is so rich in culture it is a wonder why native-born white Canadians are continuing to keep such negative thoughts hidden, only to come out when they have the power to accept or turn away a visible minority. Research by Esses et al. (2007) has shown that White Canadians are often uncomfortable around visible minorities and would rather be around people of their own ethnic group. This is…

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  • Essay On Visible Minorities In Canada

    For immigrants who are visible minorities in Canada, the experiences their children go through may be more indicative of the long-term potential for economic and social integration of the minority group in Canadian civilization. Although, research on attitudes of majority reveals that Canadians have somewhat favourable attitudes towards immigration, racial minorities experience significant amount of discrimination compared to the whites in Canada: “35.9 percent [of visible minorities] reported…

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