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    America’s Education system has transformed into a world in which cultural pluralism has taken over the classroom. Multicultural education is a broad term that encompasses: race, culture, gender, and social class. This perspective poses many challenges for current educators and draws upon previous ideologies. According to the Michigan Sociological Review, “The multicultural perspective represents an ideology involving justice, social fairness, and equality for all” (p. 52). While this…

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    Understanding Multiculturalism: In the Context of the American Educational System Learning about multiculturalism within the context of education was quite informative. But before we can get into why multiculturalism is important, let’s first define the idea of multiculturalism and there must be a push for multiculturalism with the public school system. The definition of one 's culture is created by a history of experiences. At many times, one 's culture can be misinterpreted by others who…

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    Multiculturalism act of 1971 The world views Canada as a multicultural and diverse country, but Canada was not always like this. Before Canada became a diverse country, it was a biased country. The people living here were discriminated because of their ethnicity and colour. People weren’t allowed to do things other people with different ethnicity can do. The white Canadians had rights that others did not have. The 1971 multicultural act happened because of Pierre Elliot Trudeau, changed the way…

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    culture which is beneficial in today’s multicultural society. Evidence of her accepting diversity was hiring teachers from various cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds. Every school year she holds a cultural festival that celebrates multiculturalism, which allows the students to choose a country they were interested in to do research and create a project that explains its different demographics. In conclusion of this cultural report the students, teachers, and staff would celebrate the…

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    Just as there are advantages which come with diversity, there may be disadvantages as well, and implications for managers. The first disadvantage of diversity, is that communication encompasses a wide variety of communication challenges. These could include skills,traditions,background, experiences, outlooks, languages, which could all affect communication in the workplace (Bovee, Thill 2008). This can cause tensions in the organisation, and thus can cause an undesired environment in the…

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    students receive in school are supposedly an enlightening experience that teaches students the main concepts such as math, english, science, and history. But the writers of Rethinking Schools disagree, specifically the writers of the subsection Multiculturalism and Anti-bias education. The lack of attention towards a diverse learning environment teaches the students to discriminate on race and specific gender roles. A diverse environment can change over time or can either stay the same, based on…

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    Cosmopolitan Sociability

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    repetoires of universalismthat are differentially availiable to individuals across rae and natural context”(p2). (p400) • Different views/disiplines of cosmopolitianism can frame the understanding of what it is (p400) • Cultural difference → multiculturalism is an essential part of a cosmopolitian city in the 21st century. (p400) • Cosmopolitians are more citizens of the globe instead of just a singular location. (p401) • Critique: • “of the ultimately essentialising nature of culturally and…

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    Multiculturalism In Canada

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    Britain to the modern bankers of the world. The change in Canada’s global image reflects the metamorphosis that has transformed this country. Canadian domestic legislation has developed the foundation of Canada’s national identity, one that values multiculturalism, human rights, diversity, and the welfare of its citizens. Canada’s trade and economic policy has helped establish Canada’s independency and has given the country a reputation for having good financial practices, establishing Canada as…

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    is “a condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc., coexist.” Thus, one could argue that virtually every nation on this planet always displays some degree of pluralism. However, pluralism and multiculturalism are regarded individually as well as disparately by different individuals, because president-elect Donald Trump, the people of Vietnam, and the right-wing populists of Europe might all give their own, separate answer. To give an account of…

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    Despite the euphemism ‘multiculturalism’ connotes, xenophobia was still prevalent in Australian politics. The shift from ‘White Australia’ to ‘Multicultural Australia’ occurred during the 1960s-2000’s. Positive progression of political and civil attitudes towards minority out-groups – from race-based exclusion to State espoused multiculturalism – gradually transpired. The Aliens Act Repeal Act of (1987) repealed the Aliens Act 1947…

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