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29 Sep 2010

Desegregation and civil rights movements in the USA

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

Although the Civil War had abolished slavery, the black people still suffered from racial discrimination, particularly in the Southern states. Not only did they often feel discriminated against, but were continually looked down upon by their white counterparts in many genres like education, at...

29 Sep 2010

Urban Segregation in Sao Paulo

Thesis - 7 pages - Geography

Since the 1950s, the majority of Latino-American cities have experienced a demographical growth and a major extension of their urban area. Some writers had even talked about the “monstrous cities”. In about half a century, from 1950s to 1990s, the demography of the cities boomed from 13...

03 Jul 2009

Diversity in schools: The true definition of segregation

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

I grew up in a very small town of twelve-hundred people. Now that I look back, I realize that my town, Greenfield, contained absolutely no diversity; the population was one-hundred percent Caucasian. However, when I'd visit my friends in neighboring towns, they had lots of black friends who...

24 Mar 2009

Residential segregation in the Industrial City, 1870-1930

Thesis - 4 pages - Geography

The mid-nineteenth century was a changing time, and the forces of the industrial revolution were continually changing the social landscape. The industrial revolution brought with it changes in production, manufacturing, farming and transportation, and this had a significant impact on the...

17 Jun 2008

School desegregation in the United States and problems with this issue as a pervasive part of social discourse

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

Boston's Mess 1974-1978 Research on the process of school desegregation in the United States reveals that even though notable steps were taken after the Brown v Board of Education (1954) ruling to reduce segregation, problems with this issue remained a pervasive part of social discourse....

25 Jan 2021

'Violence brings only temporary victories' M.-L. King. Discuss in the light of past and current political affairs

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) was an American minister and a social activist, who is mostly known for his leadership of the civil rights movement in the United States. Thanks to him, the segregation of Black Americans stopped. Given his implication in non-violent movements in order...

20 Nov 2023

The emergence of gated communities in the United States

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The gated communities are special areas, or closeted residency where a certain group (part of the same club, people from the same social class, same beliefs, etc.) of people who choose to live together, sharing some private area (like parks, swimming pools, etc.). It's been a few years since...

04 Oct 2022

American Cultural Aspects for Business

Course material - 11 pages - Modern history

America has been created from the East to the West. The West is a concept in history, for an American it is often associated with the idea of frontier. In the 19th century St-Louis (Missouri) was considered as the gate way to the West, when people went to the West they went directly to Oregon or...

19 Oct 2023

To what extent did Brexit reignite tensions in Northern Ireland, and how is it bringing a new problem about the place of Northern Ireland within the Union and the Irish-British relations?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

Just after the draft EU-UK agreement, former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage was asked if he had ever considered Northern Ireland during the referendum campaign in 2016. He admitted he never gave it a moment's thought, and I quote: "No, no, no... what's the problem? There is no...

30 Jan 2017

History of the Civil Rights and feminist movement

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

After World War II, the Nuremburg laws that had segregated Jews from non-Jews were overturned. This progress contrasted heavily with the United States who, compared to the rest of the world, held on to archaic laws enacting the segregation of "colored" and non-colored people. This...

09 Jun 2023

How did the situation of blacks evolve in the US?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

When Martin Luther king was young, he had two white friends. They were Martin Luther King's neighbours. One day the mother forbade her boys to play with him. Martin Luther king was sad. Martin Luther King's mother spoke about the civil war to explain herself. It was a war between the...

29 Sep 2016

Oscar Wilde and Martin Luther King: "Life is never fair"

Essay - 1 pages - Educational studies

Oscar Wilde once wrote "Life is never fair... And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." With this quote, Wilde meant to suggest that a life that is "fair" may become too boring, predictable, and simply bland. Often, the unfairness in life is what makes our blood boil, it...

08 Jun 2023

Myths and Heroes - published: 27/05/2023

Essay - 1 pages - Philosophy

In this notion we talk about myths and heroes. A myth can be a legend, a story which is imaginary and a hero can be an historical person or a character from a book or in a movie to stop a bad person. In this notion we talk about the different person or character like Captain America who influence...

28 Jul 2015

Texas civil rights

Essay - 2 pages - Civil law

The darkest times of our nation surrounded two major happenings. The initial occurrence was the institution of slavery. Second, the struggle for civil rights has plagued our country even through today. Texas has been a key state in each of these events. Research of the civil rights movement...

14 Jun 2022

Radio program: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 3 pages - Modern history

"Good morning, New York and welcome to “History and Music” radio! It is 7AM and today we received the famous man nicknamed Madiba who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president from 1994 - nineteen ninety-four - to 1999 - nineteen ninety-nine -...

28 Sep 2016

Afghan women under the Taliban

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Living in the United States it is often easy to take for granted many of the liberties that we hold so dear and which were gotten so long ago. However, when thinking about equality, we must remember that great strides have been made to accommodate different people, but at often times people...

04 Mar 2023

Geography, Demography, Social Issues, Education and Culture in the United States of America

Course material - 20 pages - Sociology & social sciences

(...) One of the characteristics of US climatic conditions is the constant fear of violent climatic happening such as hurricanes (in the Southeast, particularly during the fall), violent wind storms known as "tornadoes" (the Midwest), or flooding due to heavy rainfall and storms in the eastern...

28 Sep 2016

"Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law" by Herbert Wechsler and the Brown v. the Board of Education Legal Decision

Essay - 2 pages - Constitutional law

In "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law", Herbert Wechsler brings up difficult issues that are eternally present in cases that make their way up to the Supreme Court. While we often deny these issues and simply assume that the court is making a decision that is "Constitutional" and...

12 Jul 2013

Discrimination in schools: Race and social change

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Despite the 1954 ruling for desegregation following the landmark case of Brown v. the Board, American schools continue to be racially divided at alarmingly high rates. According to research conducted by the Civil Rights Project, levels of segregation for black and Latino students have...

18 Feb 2008

Education System in Need of Reform in the USA

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

New York City epitomizes superiority. Being one of the most renowned cities in the world, it is placed upon a pedestal. People travel here from across the globe for the cuisine, nightlife, and immense culture just to name a few. Another main attribute of the Big Apple is its vast diversity and...

07 May 2009

Wacquant's contrast of French and American 'ghettoes'

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

‘The American ghetto is far more closed, penalizing and violent than the decaying French periphery' This introduction by E. Mingione to Wacquant's study summarizes the contrast demonstrated between the ‘Red Belt', that is the French working class cities and the ‘Black Belt'...

06 Nov 2014

The Dissenting Opinion of Justice Sotomayor in Relation to the case of Brown v. Board of Education

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Racial Discrimination is a heavy matter that has affected America since its conception until the present day. Historical battles have been fought and the country has lost many of its admirable and noble leaders starting with our very own founding father Abraham Lincoln and the likes Martin Luther...

29 Sep 2010

Study of a charismatic leader: Martin Luther King

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

Management is the whole of techniques that an organization has in order to organize, plan and control all the resources which are implemented for the administration of the entity. In order to take into account the impact of the time and the type of risk and information on the decision makings of...

24 Feb 2010

Brown v. board of education

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In keeping with the theme of examining national mythologies, we should look at Brown v. Board of Education with a critical eye. By and large, our society accepts the idea that racial segregation in schools are inherently unequal, that is, the end result will be disparate even with equal...

21 Feb 2014

Historical Literary Analysis

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The 20th century saw many historical events take place. One the most significant events in the American society the fight for civil rights also referred to as the civil rights movement. The fight for civil rights in America had its roots in the 13th Amendment of the constitution which freed all...

04 Dec 2008

The sociology of housing and the housing problem

Essay - 9 pages - Social, moral & civic education

At its most elementary level, housing serves as shelter, offering protection against inclement weather and victimization by street crime. Housing fulfils other functions as well. It is typically a significant economic investment, for households as well as builders. Residents also tend to hold...

16 Jan 2009

The civil rights movement

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

At the beginning of the 1950's, in the Southern states, fewer than 5% of the prospected black voters were allowed to vote. Shrewd Southern politicians set up new means of perpetuating the black's powerlessness. Ever since it's founding in 1909 as a voluntary interracial organization, the...

18 Aug 2014

Eminem: Case study

Case study - 3 pages - Journalism

Hip Hop is often associated with black artists. They rap about segregation and use derogatory language in their work. Therefore, it is no surprise that this genre is mostly popular among the Blacks and colored people, specifically the low-income groups. The segregation is so intense...

03 Feb 2011

The fate of immigrants: Emmanuel Todd

Book review - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Emmanuel Todd is a historian, demographer and French anthropologist who gained popularity owing to his work on the Soviet system; he had predicted its collapse years before it took place, and more recently, he had predicted collapse of the American Empire. In ‘The fate of immigrants'...

15 Jan 2009

Gender related differences in patterns of employment in Sweden, and the effects of the parental leave in a woman's employment

Essay - 15 pages - Human resources

Sweden is very often taken as a model when a conversation comes to any gender or equity related question. It is said to be, not without any reason, one of the most if not the most advanced country in the world as far as equality of chances or the cause of women are concerned. Tough, it had long...