Ethnic group

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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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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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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Sociological explanations of the ways

An ethnic group is a social category who shares a common culture, such as common language, a common religion, or common norms, customs, practices and history. Britain is described as a multicultural (existence of two or more distinctive ethnic groups within one society) country due to the integration of a mass of ethnic minority groups. […]

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