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  • Mexican Repatriation

    Between 1929 and 1939 the United States executed a mass deportation called the Mexican Repatriation, it is estimated that between 1 and 2 million people were forcibly deported. Historians estimate that up to 60 percent of these individuals were United States citizens. Unless these individuals were able to provide paper work showing proof of their nationality, there were not readmitted into the United States. Religion Religion in the Mexican culture is very important. Reports claim that Our Lady of Guadalupe (also known as Virgin Mary) appeared as an apparition to Juan Diego on December 9, 1531 and again on December 12, 1531. Juan went to the Bishop telling him of his encounter and told him she had requested a shrine built in her honor on Tepeyac…

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  • In The Sea There Are Crocodiles Sparknotes

    In The Sea There Are Crocodiles is a realistic fiction book. That was written by Fabio Geda who is an Italian writer that took on a kids story of his life as a refugee.The main character, Enaiat, is a refugee fleeing from his home country, Afghanistan in order to survive. A war had broken out in his country, the Taliban were against anyone who was Hazara, that includes Enaiat.Enaiat teaches the reader that there are many obstacles in a refugee’s life, so we should help by supporting them,…

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  • Julian Falat

    Repatriation and the Arts During WWII Art repatriation is the return of art or cultural objects back to their countries of origin, or their former owners. In the art world, repatriation has become a very common occurrence; in particular when it comes to art from the past century. Looted art was a very common theme during both World War I and World War II. Art was often times taken on purpose, but sometimes even by accident. As previously stated, art was often wrongfully taken, or looted,…

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  • Importance Of Repatriation In Human Resource Management

    Human Resource Management: Repatriation: Repatriation can be defined as the process in which a person comes back or returns to its home country from the host country after working there for a specific number of years (Hurn, 1999). Repatriation is considered important because the person has to re-adapt himself to the home country and the pattern of work and at the same time begin interaction with their friends and fellow workers. Normally all the managers and expatriates assume that adjusting in…

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  • Sakhalin And Their Repatriation By Choi Ki-Young: Article Analysis

    In Choi Ki-young’s article “Forced Migration of Koreans to Sakhalin and Their Repatriation,” he argues that Sakhalin Korean were put in an awkward position that they were forced to leave their hometown to settle down in Sakhalin as soldiers, workers and comfort women under the colonization of Imperial Japan, but both Japanese government and South Korean government did not make obligated efforts to the repatriation of Sakhalin Korean to South Korea while Soviet government presented indifferent…

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  • Cultural Appropriation Summary

    upon proprietary claims, we have already posed the issue in a misleading fashion that denies many of the equities at stake” (177), the author continues, stating that the topic of appropriating musical culture is increasingly difficult to classify, as there are so many factors that go into what classifies it and who is judging said issue. The author then poses numerous questions that could potentially arise and and speaks about how taking from music could be considered appropriation and calls it…

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  • How To Steal A Canoe, By Leanne Simpson

    Displays of Indigenous “artifacts” in Western museums have long been protested by activists. Critics argue that museums collect sacred and culturally important materials, fail to represent culture properly, and instead offer an unapologetic display of violent colonialism past (Pensley 37). In the poem “how to steal a canoe” by Leanne Simpson, the story of the repatriation of a canoe from a museum by two characters, kwe and akiwenzii, is explored. Simpson’s poem engages with the issue of…

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  • Repatriating Social-Cultural Challenges

    have also repatriated back to Switzerland) are vital in repatriates developmental network as they have similar perceptions based on shared repatriation experiences. As a consequence, the shared empathy for one another helps significantly in lessening the feeling of being alone in the repatriation process and fur-ther lessens social-cultural challenges. The findings show that different repatriates draw support from developers located in Swit-zerland as well as abroad. Hence social integration can…

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  • Summary: The American Indian Human Rights Movement

    The twentieth century lead to changes never seen before in the American Indian human rights movement. After a great struggle between scientific establishment and the Indian human rights group in 1990, the Native American Graves protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) was made (Watson, 2017; Fine-Dare, 2002). This was the most significant part of the civil and human rights quest of the American Indians enacted in the twentieth century. Grave belongings and skeletons that collected dust in…

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  • Luttwak Pros And Cons For Refugees

    in Syria, for example, Mahmoud Harib and his family “left life in a Jordanian town to live and work inside [Zaatari] – because of the business potential they saw there” (Gavlak 2014). It is good that Zaatari is thriving in the sense that the refugees are able to enjoy a higher standard of living but as Zaatari continues to develop and conditions get better, refugees have fewer and fewer incentives to leave and go back to their place of origin or integrate into Jordanian society – just as Luttwak…

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