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04 Aug 2022

Racism Among People of Color in Australia

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social sciences

Australian racism traces contemporary and historical society attitudes, non-compliance to political matters, and government negligence of citizens' rights. Contemporary Australia results from indigenous people and numerous immigration waves from Ireland and the United Kingdom....

05 Sep 2022

Create a piece of art about racism to change the society

Creative writing - 1 pages - Arts and art history

Racism is a key problem in my society; therefore I would love to create a piece of art on racism. Racism is a major problem in the societies we live in today. Therefore, we need to come together and work for the future of our country. Hence I have come up with this idea to...

29 Sep 2016

A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry, 1959 - Racism, an inherent theme throughout our times

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology

One of the most important themes in "A Raisin in the Sun" is the unity of the family in overcoming racism. The plot essentially deals with the plight of one family to overcome their personal differences and strive together towards a common dream. The book is about the Youngers, a poor...

17 Apr 2015

Racism as a cultural phenomenon-South Africa and France

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Racism as a cultural phenomenon In recent times, the aspect of culture has emerged as central in the debate about racism. Due to its mode of transmission, culture has a direct impact on the interactions of the current generation. For example, the Japanese population within the...

09 Jul 2015

Racialization and Racism In higher education

Case study - 5 pages - Management

A Critical Race Perspective on Asian Americans shows that they are often depicted as overrepresented in higher education institutions due to the large number of the East Asian ethnic groups, such as Koreans and Chinese, at the top schools (Nakanishi and Nishida, 1995). The belief of...

28 Jul 2015

A sociological phenomenon : racism

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Racism is an issue that has been perpetuated within American society. Minorities of all races have been subjected to the effects of the phenomenon within our country. However, the most publicized occurrences are against African Americans. The actuated racism against this group of...

17 Apr 2015

Racism book review - Brym & Lie, 2013

Book review - 2 pages - Literature

The society dictates social interactions among its members. For example, some cultures eat snakes while this is totally unacceptable in other cultures. Other aspects of cultural interaction include nature of interactions between two people from different races (Brym & Lie, 2013). For example,...

27 Aug 2014

Ethnic studies-structural or institutional racism

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Structural or institutional racism is formed by the social, economic, political, or educational forces that foster discriminatory outcomes or give preference to members of one group over the other deriving its genesis from the concept of race. The biological fact for the race has been...

27 Jul 2014

The legacy and effects of racism on the black community

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Rabbit Proof fences movie depicts different policies that Australian government enforced in 1970's. The government took aborigine children from their mothers forcefully and then raised them in training schools. These schools trained them to work as domestic servants and factory workers. The...

25 Jan 2010

Racism, harm and hate crimes

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The term disproportionate harm refers to the idea that the impact of hate crime is different and more pronounced than other crimes. Unlike other crimes, hate crimes are personal. They are not a random act of violence, but a targeted act rooted in hatred towards a particular group's identity...

29 Sep 2010

Racism and discrimination against the Black population in the US

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

The blacks in Africa lived together in tribes and with the families staying together in the village and leading a life based on strong morals. Each tribe had developed a culture and their native language. According to most Europeans, the Africans were ignorant, pagan savages who needed to be...

29 Sep 2010

The measure of America: how a rebel anthropologist waged war on racism, Claudia Roth Pierpont

Book review - 3 pages - Sociology

Based on Boas's life and achievements, Claudia Roth Pierpont's article ?How a rebel anthropologist waged war on racism' deals with the origins of anthropology in the United States, laying emphasis on the importance of Boas, the "rebel anthropologist?, in the transformation of...

13 Jul 2009

Racism and Canada's marginalized members: A literature comparison

Thesis - 4 pages - Literature

Canadians are proud of the fact that they live in a tolerant and multicultural society, but this pride is often ignorant to the fact that racism has played a large part in this country's history, and in many cases it has been systematic and caused much hardship and suffering. Systematic...

01 Oct 2009

Environmental racism

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology

According to Fredrickson, America was able to largely ignore the “race question” until the American Revolution. Before the war for independence, Jews were mostly sequestered in ghettos and black people on plantations, so the need for a dominating racial ideology had not yet arisen....

15 Jan 2009

Is "To Kill a Mockingbird" (by Harper Lee) a novel about racism?

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

Writing To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee has chosen to make a description of the Deep South during the Great Depression of the 30's through the eyes of a young girl, leaving us uncertain about the qualification of this novel. Indeed, reading the biography of the author, the reader realizes that...

29 Apr 2009

Citizenship status, racism, gender and violence: Aboriginal women in Canada, international sex trade - finding the links and associations

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

In the forward to Andrea Smith's (2005) book Conquest. Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, Winona LaDuke, writing about Native Women's experience in Minnesota, writes that Native women in the state, which borders Manitoba, have a ten-times higher chance of dying a violent death than a...

25 Mar 2009

Racism in the census: Effects on the Judicial System

Thesis - 14 pages - Social sciences

What does it mean to be racist? For a person, it would mean having various prejudiced sentiments and a belief that one race is superior to another race. But what does it mean for an institution to be racist? While an institution does not have a personality and is made up of a group of people,...

19 Jun 2008

Anticommunism and Racism: Forging African American Identity in a Binary Mirror

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Cold War America was a world of binaries. In a quest for patriotism, white United States citizens defined themselves by mirroring against what they were not: they were Capitalist because they were not Communist, heterosexual not homosexual, coupled not single, Americans not Russians. Black...

12 Dec 2007

Conrad vs. Achebe: The question of racism in Heart of Darkness

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

Joseph Conrad said, “The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.” Only too well does this portray the harsh reality depicted in Heart of Darkness, one that Chinua Achebe defines as profoundly racist. Achebe's points...

26 Jul 2022

What is race?

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

Through the many works done by different scholars in the field of racism, various scholars have come up with many ways to define what race is. Malik (1996) defines race as a group of people who have a difference in biological traits and society finds them to be socially significant. Race...

25 Nov 2022

Islamophobia, Gender and Migration

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology

This presentation is about Islamophobia, Gender & Migration. While Islamophobia can be thought of as the fear of those who are Muslims or assumed to be Muslims, this discrimination and fear have increased and often been justified since the events of 9/11. Migration, another aspect of my topic,...

28 Sep 2016

Civil rights and race relations

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

It seems as if in America there is always some kind of race-related strain. There are various incidents of racism that makes a person wonder about the state of our society, not only in the past but throughout the twentieth century. Many literary works have been written in respect to race...

29 Sep 2016

Iago's victory over Othello

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

There is no question that, like any tragically flawed hero, Othello is complicit in his own undoing. However, the nature of his character flaw is somewhat unusual in Shakespearean tragedy in that it is a flaw which the entire audience is tricked into sharing. Shakespeare takes pains to make the...

28 Sep 2016

Lamar Smith and the Civil Rights Movement

Essay - 1 pages - Modern history

During the civil rights movement and the various circumstances that established the foundations for this movement, there were many civil rights leaders with strong beliefs and the willingness to reverse discrimination policies. While many of the movement leaders were extremely prominent and...

21 Mar 2009

The racialization of Canadian "Space"

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The social fabric of Canadian culture is an interesting one, it is diverse and progressive, and one that people regard as being largely free from racism. For this reason, it is a surprise to Canadians when acts of blatant racism take place anywhere in the country. For example,...

17 Nov 2013

Is France a racist country? Explain in relation to colonial and post-colonial history

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Racism is a topic which has influenced world history in immeasurable ways. From apartheid in South Africa to the 2005 Cronulla riots, race and racism affects us all, so it is with little wonder that many have questioned in hindsight, the actions and policies of countries globally....

12 Aug 2009

Race from a multi cultural perspective

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Currently race is an issue that is intertwined with several aspects of society. We are constantly learning what is right and wrong in society through our families, the media, and our educations and often those images are negative and racist. Racism develops and is ingrained in the...

04 Aug 2008

Philadelphia Quakers as an Anti-Racist Organization

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Social sciences

There is no question that Quakers strive for racial justice, for their shared history and social beliefs explicitly call for ongoing anti-racist action. Given Philadelphia Quakers' early influence on U.S. governmental framework and their ongoing reputation for egalitarianism, an investigation...

03 Sep 2009

Law and racial inequality

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

Since the early 20th century, minorities have been striving for equality in the United States. Much progress has since been made in the form of anti-discrimination laws and desegregation, but while many advances have been made in the civil rights movement, inequality has not been escaped....

03 Sep 2014

Ethnic Studies Race, Identity, and Film

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

In the application of the term representation in this scenario reflects on the establishment of positions in media studies in which objects of analysis are not selective to some instances of reality, but reflect more on issues regarding racism. These are signifying objects articulated...