Ethnic group

Black Male perception of Secondary School Attainment

During this essay the ethnic group referred to as African/Caribbean are those who have a Black African or Caribbean ancestry only. This is referred to as an ethnic group and not a race. The term racism in this essay refers to systematic discrimination both within the structures of the institution of schooling and interaction between […]

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Nigeria, a Multi Ethnic Nation

Nigeria is a multi-ethnic nation with various cultural groups that are about three hundred in number. In 1947, Nigeria was not yet a nation. Nigeria now has been a multi-national society, one of the sociological problems of building Nigeria as a nation is multi-ethnicity with its concomitants such as multilingualism and completive ethnicity. There were […]

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Ethnic Groups and Discrimination

The Irish Americans emigrated from Ireland to the US in the mid 19th century. In the period 1845 -1850, Irish citizens left their home country in large numbers to escape serious famine. They landed on the shores of the US and settled in towns like New York, Boston, Chicago and Detroit (Potter, 1960). Most of […]

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Money & Brains

This segment belongs to the Urban Uptown social group (U1) that means these are nation’s wealthiest consumers. They have population of high-income group with advanced degrees and sophisticated taste. Members of this social group tend to be upscale married couples between the ages of 45-64 with few children and live in fashionable homes. They constitute […]

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Mestizo Identity

In “Mestizo Identity,” Linda Alcoff discussed mixed-raced people in the United States. She uses the term Mestizo, who are people of different racial groups. What I understood from the reading was that she thinks that mixed- raced people may be rejected by the dominant race as impure and are seen as inferior, but are also […]

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The Invention of America

The United States of America has often been described as a melting pot. There are people of so many races and ethnic cultures and from so many countries that it is difficult to say what or who is an American. America’s history is one of settlers, who migrated from Europe and subsequently from other nations […]

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Ethnic identites

In what ways are Ethnic identities important in contemporary Britain, and to whom, and why? The concept of ethnic identity calls for definition. The adjective “ethnic” relates to the fact of belonging to a certain human group, as defined by anthropological and cultural features. With such a wide meaning, the word and its derivative “ethnicity” […]

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Trying to Find Chinatown

This play was written by Chinese-American in 1996, to show two extreme sides of one background. The theme of the play is a reality and appearance of two people that are so similar but yet so different. Stereotype is definitely stands out by David Hwang’s style, symbols, setting and tone of voice. There are two […]

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United Kingdom and Educational Achievement Studies

Assess the sociological explanations for ethnic differences in educational achievement Studies have been done and the results show that the ethnic groups most likely to have degrees are; Chinese (31%) this may be because Chinese view education as a very important thing and the parents tend to be more strict for example with homework and […]

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Identities of place can be a source of exclusion or inclusion

In table 1, the overall trend is one of growth amongst the majority of the ethnicities represented. The only anomaly to this trend was the “White Irish”. On the evidence shown between 2001 and 2011 their percentage of the population fell from 1. 2% to 0. 9%, a fall of 25%. The figures for 2 […]

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