Ethnic minority

Ethnic minorities

In order to ‘critically assess discriminatory practices within the criminal justice process operate against ethnic minorities’, we must first outline the criminal justice process and define the terms ‘ethnic minorities’ and ‘discriminatory practices’. Whilst the author acknowledges the debate between the terms ‘Criminal Justice System (CJS) 1 and ‘Criminal Justice Process’, for the purpose of […]

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To what extent are ethnic minorities treated equally in Britain and America today

Many years ago there was a huge divide between Afro-Caribbean’s and white people, due to the colour of a persons skin and the rights people of a different minority were allowed. During the slave trade in America people of ethnic minorities (afro-Caribbean’s) were sold to white men, so they could use them as slaves. They […]

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To what extent is the position of ethnic minorities explained by theories of the underclass

There are roughly three distinguished classes within the human societies: the upper class, the middle class and the working class. Nevertheless, sociologists add another dimension: the so-called ‘the underclass’, which recently has become a relatively popular phase. However, it is being placed at the bottom of the stratification system, considered as the lowest stratum which […]

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