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Race & Ethnicity
A methodological purist, Gillborn's analysis of the British education system inside the visual vein of race and ethnicity supports a totalitarian failure, plainly capitulated in "Fifty Years of Failure: 'Race' and Education Policy in Britain." (Gillborn, 1999) The 1980s brought with it a governmental trend in Britain, shifting policies from the basis of conviction to consensus. This quickening theoretical policy shift caused great concern, tacking on yet another issue to the age of the "national moral panic." (Ball, 1987) From the upheaval of the national spectrum to the classrooms, the change left dynamic marks on the systematic existence of British life, particularly on behalf of the racially diverse citizens its public schools aimed to teach.
The trend to transfer teaching mechanisms began in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when the British nation faced a topical change from homogeneity to include the modern diversification prevalent in the modern world.….
Smith, D. And Tomlinson, S. 1989. The School Effect: A Study of Multi-Racial Comprehensives. London: Policy Studies Institute.
Tomlinson, S. 1992. "Education and Training." New Community. 17(3): 433-441.
Wright, Cecile. 1986. School Processes -- An Ethnographic Study. In Education for Some: The Educational and Vocational Experiences of 15- to 18-year-old Members of Minority Ethnic Groups. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Moreover, the master for indentured servants had an obligation to feed, clothe, and educate them. hile indentured servitude was substantially different from slavery, it was sufficiently similar to allow the initial transition to chattel slavery without creating a social uproar. However, historically slavery was different than servitude, in that it was a perpetual and hereditary condition that deprived the slave of his humanity (Jordan, p. 32). It was this notion, that the slave was less than a human being, that led to the utter depravity of the slave system, the horrors of the Jim Crow south, and the continued attitudes of white racial superiority that mar much of American life.
However, it is important to understand that these English attitudes were imported into other wilderness areas as well. hen confronted with the Aborigines in Australia, Englishmen treated them in a way that was similar to how African-Americans were treated in….
Race, Ethnicity, And Utopia
The idea of a perfect society is very important in human cultures everywhere. Most cultures and religions talk about a time long ago when the world was perfect. Stories of long lost "golden ages" or the "Garden of Eden" hold memories of a better world that has been somehow left behind. When those longings are expressed in speculative fiction, dreamers may imagine the existence of a fantastical or future perfect society, in which the class and racial tensions will be erased and humans will live in social and economic peace. These imagined worlds are called Utopias, a name invented by Thomas Moore, who penned one of the most famous Utopian novels. Utopianism has a long and proud history as a philosophical and social movement. Among the many problems that Utopian thinkers may address is the issue of race. Race and ethnicity are increasingly powerful and important subjects….
Brin, David. Kiln People. Tor Science Fiction: New York, 2003.
Henry, Frances & Carol Tator "Discourses of Domination. http://www.yorku.ca/fhenry/writings.htm
Lord of the Rings: Extended Edition" [movie trilogy]. Dir. Peter Jackson, perf. Elijah Wood. DVD. New Line Home Entertainment. 2004.
McDonough, Tom. "A Thousand Strange Systems Representing Utopia in the West." Art in America, June 2001. http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1248/is_6_89/ai_75496777/
The Jews for example assume anti-Semitism where this is not necessarily the case, whereas many of the local people accuse the Jews of wanting to take over the town by buying the slaughterhouse. In both cases the accusations are neither true nor realistic. oth groups close their eyes for their own faults and focus only on the perceived flaws in the other. Ironically, this works to the detriment of both. The conflict situation is allowed to escalate to a point where the townspeople are willing to give up the lucrative fortune generated by the Jews just for the sake of being rid of them. The Jews in turn would lose the opportunity to make their share of the profit as well, and everyone loses.
The issue thus puzzling to me is one of tolerance. America is supposedly the "Mecca of religious tolerance" as loom (p. 15) terms it. Why then….
Bernstein, Richard (2000). "Books of the Times; Hasidim and Iowa Townsfolk: A Test of Diversity." The New York Times, November 3. http://www.uiowa.edu/~journal/faculty/bloom/review_nytimes.html
Bloom, Stephen. "Postville: A Clash of Cultures." Speech Notes.
Rothenburg, P. (2004) Race, Class, and Gender in the United States. 6th Edition, New York Publishers.
In the article, Swarns determined the racial animosity between black Americans and Hispanics as primarily motivated by the economic inequalities and differences that emerge in the community wherein both groups are dominantly located. The most explicit form of economic tension between the two groups is the evident demand for Mexican workers instead of black Americans, which translated into better opportunities for the former than the latter group.
In the midst of this economic inequality emerged the cultural differences between them, wherein prejudice and stereotypes become "fuel" that further escalate the animosity between the black Americans and Hispanics. Black Americans are perceived as violent and generally, as criminals, while Hispanics are known to be opportunists and became the 'butt of jokes' because of their "poor hygiene." All these issues, how trivial they may be, operate to further intensify the racial differences between the two groups.
However, despite the racial animosity, Swarns portrayed in….
In order for all people to survive and prosper in America they must work together, and the more that they distance themselves because they feel as though they have to hold onto their traditions the more difficult it becomes for people to accept the ways of others as also being valuable (Takaki, 2002).
This does not mean that people should forget who they are or where they come from, but only that they should also be open to the experiences of others and why people do things the way that they do them. People can learn much from others, but when diversity is encouraged but cohesiveness is not there is little that is learned except how to keep to oneself, and that is not at all helpful. The American people only seem to come together during times of crisis or around the holiday season, instead of being willing to show….
S. Supreme Court decisions on the issue, such as its judgment upon the University of Michigan's undergraduate admissions policy. Even stereotypes such as the idea that "Blacks are strongly associated with criminality," still have a pervasive hold as was denoted in one recent study where "when exposed to crime-relevant objects," perceivers visually attended more "to Black faces more so than hite faces. Alternatively, the mere presence of a Black face enhances perceivers' ability to detect degraded images of crime-relevant objects." (Eberhardt, 2006)
As America changes, all aspects of its society must change. Schools must become more inclusive as to whose history, and whose literature is considered canonical or necessary for educated persons to know. There must be greater attempts to redress the continuing, lingering poverty of specific groups, and also a greater attempt to understand the diverse and complex needs of the different nationalities that make up 'Asian' or 'Latino' Americans.….
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2000). "Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Socioeconomic
Research Exploring Their Effects on Child Health." Pediatrics. Vol. 105 No. 6. June 2000. Pp. 1349-1351. Retrieved 8 Jan 2007 at http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/105/6/1349
Darden Edwin C. "The Race Challenge." American School Board Journal. 2003 Special
Over the course of time, this will offer a first step in addressing these challenges. (Smith, 2008) ("Affordable Care Act," 2010)
Clearly, minorities are not receiving the same kind of treatment for health care services in comparison with other segments of the population. This is problematic, because the current system allows this to take place in one way or another. To deal with these challenges there needs to be: improved partnerships between health plans / employers and greater collaboration with governments / nonprofit entities. This could augment the current approach that is being enacted by the status quo.
What is happening is the Patient Affordable Care Act, has caused the industry to shift by forcing providers and insurance companies to comply with the new provisions. A few of the most notable include: the elimination of select co pays / deductibles, the expansion of Medicare, increased coverage for the uninsured, greater choices….
Affordable Care Act. (2010). U.S. Senate. Retrieved from: http://dpc.senate.gov/healthreformbill/healthbill65.pdf
Racial and Ethnic Disparities. (2006). All Health. Retrieved from: http://www.allhealth.org/publications/pub_38.pdf
Higgins, P. (2009). Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. MPR. Retrieved from:
Judeo-Christian perspective, there are two forms of law, the law of government and the law of God. Government plays a role in the daily lives of most people. From how to drive a car to what can be bought and sold, the government aims to protect the general public from domestic and foreign problems. Whether or not that means the wellbeing of all or the wellbeing of some is left to interpretation. God according to Christianity, passed down guidelines to help humanity flourish and grow. The Ten Commandments is just one of several instances when humans witnessed the law of God. Yet in today's society, amidst a multicultural backdrop, the law of God has been overshadowed by the law of government. And the law of government is not one that instills good principles among the public, but rather seems to favor punishing those that do not fit the idea….
Carter, P. L., Skiba, R., Arredondo, M. I., & Pollock, M. (2017). You Can't Fix What You Don't Look At. Urban Education, 52(2), 207-235. doi:10.1177/0042085916660350
Dupont, P. (2016). Human Rights and Substantive Equality in the Adjudication of Ethnic Practices. Nordic Journal of Human Rights, 34(4), 289-313. doi:10.1080/18918131.2016.1243881
Pane, D. M., & Rocco, T. S. (2014). School-to-Prison Pipeline Revisited / Looking to the Future. Transforming the School-to-Prison Pipeline, 301-310. doi:10.1007/978-94-6209-449-9_18
Schmalleger, F. (2007). Criminal justice today: An introductory text for the twenty-frist century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
ace and Ethnicity in Baseball
The State of ace and Ethnicity in Baseball
In this paper, I have described the state of race and ethnicity in baseball (particularly referring to America) in detail. Starting from the history of ethnicity and racism in baseball, I have also provided the present scenario in the game. In the last part of my paper, I have described the importance of baseball to American society.
ace can be described as an artifact that is constructed by a society and categorizes people on the basis of their physical appearance. Such divisions on the basis of race are amorphous in nature and fluid with the passage of time reflecting a social basis and not a substantial one. As far as ethnicity is concerned, it mirrors the differences between the cultures. In the similar way, an ethnic group is a group of people who have a similar heritage of history and….
Baldassaro, L., & Johnson, R.A. (2002). The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press. Retrieved February 11, 2013, from http://www.questia.com/read/119066669/the-american-game-baseball-and-ethnicity
Briley, R. (n.d.). Baseball and American Cultural Values. MVLA . Retrieved February 13, 2013, from http://www.mvla.net/teachers/StevenK/American%20Lit%20H/Documents/American_Values_Articles_and_Documents/Baseball_and_American_Cultural_Values.pdf
Kirsch, G., Harris, O., & Nolte, C. (2000). Baseball. In Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States (Vol. 1, pp. 44-50). Westport: Greenwood Press. Retrieved February 11, 2013, from http://www.questia.com/read/27281719/encyclopedia-of-ethnicity-and-sports-in-the-united
Kirwin, B. (2005). Out of the Shadows: African-American Baseball from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Retrieved February 11, 2013, from http://www.questia.com/read/120170339/out-of-the-shadows-african-american-baseball-from
Bloodlines and Race
Race and Ethnicity has been a subject matter and variables in most of the Epidemiological and Public Health discourse and researches for a long period of time. As early as the concept of genes, color, skin and races are introduced, scientists are trying to extract out all the differences between individuals in these terms. Comstock, Castillo and Lindsay who are professionals of epidemiology and health services have conducted a comprehensive four-year review of the use of Race and Ethnicity in Epidemiological and Public Health Research from 1996-1999. They have come across a total of 1198 articles which were published in the American Journal of Epidemiology and the American Journal of Public Health during this period, and observed that 919 out of 1198 articles were related to race and ethnicity, which comprise of 77% of the entire research. There was a vast diversity of terms which were used in….
There are various reasons for this change. One of these is a great reduction in the opportunity given to the blacks in the case of expenses, financial; support, coaching based on weaknesses in the infrastructure of the American baseball. This year, more than 27% of the players of the American baseball are Hispanics. Based on this fact, one of the main questions that arise in mind is if American baseball is turning too Hispanic (ader, 2008, p. 34).
As compared to the players, there has been a positive change in the ethnic diversity in the case of coaches in the American baseball. In the season of 2011, there was more than 31% increase in the coaches of different races. This is a 2% increase since 2010. There has been a 14% increase in the number of African-American coaches as compared to the Hispanics and Latin coaches (Elias, 2001, p. 54).
Elias, R. (2001). Baseball and the American Dream: Race, Class, Gender, and the National Pastime. M.E. Sharpe.
Kirsch, B.G., Harris, O., and Nolte, E.C. (2000). Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States, ABC-Clio ebook. Greenwood Publishing Group.
Rader, G.B. (2008). Baseball: A History of America's Game, Illinois History of Sports Series. 3rd Edition. University of Illinois Press.
ace as Social Construct
The author of this report has been asked to offer a brief essay on whether race is a social construct or not. Some people associated race with biology. Others assert that there is a marked difference between race and ethnicity and that the two should not be confused. Others still assert that there are certainly sociological and psychological aspects to race and that they cannot be ignored. This report shall explore all of those at a basic level and try to come to answers about all of the above. While there is certainly a social aspect to race, for just anyone to claim that they are a certain race just does not compute in certain situations.
If there are two people that drive home the point that race is at least not entirely a social construct, they would be Shaun King and achael Dolezal. The former is a….
Chan, M. (2016). Black Lives Matter leader Shaun King is 'no Rachel Dolezal'. NY Daily News.
Retrieved 5 November 2016, from http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/black-lives-matter-leader-shaun-king-no-rachel-dolezal-article-1.2331792
Ng, D. (2016). How 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' racist or not, became our national anthem.
latimes.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016, from http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-star-spangled-banner-racism-20160823-snap-story.html
While no one is immune from police brutality, statistics show that African-Americans are far more likely to be the victims of police brutality than are whites. As Lopez notes, “Black people accounted for 31 percent of police killing victims in 2012, even though they made up just 13 percent of the US population.” Moreover, of the people killed by police who were not attacking, 39% were black (Lopez). These statistics have not improved over time. Between 2015 and 2016, there were 1,146 victims of police violence and nearly 40% of those victims were either African-American or Hispanic, according Bui, Coates and Matthay. The tragedy is, of course, that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, African-Americans and Hispanics only account for a quarter of the U.S. population. So how is it that roughly half of all victims of police brutality are minorities who altogether make up only a quarter of the….
Race and Ethnic Inclusion and Exclusion
In Ira erlin's (1998) Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, the author shows how groups in the U.S. struggled to exclude other groups. White people made a serious effort to exclude black people from anything other than the most menial jobs for a very long time (Davidson, 2005; Gasorek, 1998). The desire to exclude was based on skin color and race, but there was also an element of inclusion in that black people were included in one group based on their skin color, and were not seen as individuals who were unique people based on their own merits (Sherif, 1967; Tajfel & Turner, 1979).
lack people struggled to gain access to institutions and status as they developed their own identities in an area with which they were unfamiliar (erlin, 1998). They became soldiers and worked as artisans, along with working….
Berlin, Ira. 1998. Many thousands gone: The first two centuries of slavery in North America. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Davison, K.N. (2005). The mixed race experiment: Treatment of racially categorized individuals under title VII. Law journal library, 12: 161-164.
Gasorek, Dory. 1998. Inclusion at Dun & Bradstreet: Building a high-performing company. The Diversity Factor 8(4).
Hyter, Michael C. & Turnock, Judith L. 2006. The power of inclusion: Unlock the potential and productivity of your workforce. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
Race & Ethnicity A methodological purist, Gillborn's analysis of the British education system inside the visual vein of race and ethnicity supports a totalitarian failure, plainly capitulated in "Fifty Years…Read Full Paper ❯
Moreover, the master for indentured servants had an obligation to feed, clothe, and educate them. hile indentured servitude was substantially different from slavery, it was sufficiently similar to…Read Full Paper ❯
Race, Ethnicity, And Utopia The idea of a perfect society is very important in human cultures everywhere. Most cultures and religions talk about a time long ago when the world…Read Full Paper ❯
The Jews for example assume anti-Semitism where this is not necessarily the case, whereas many of the local people accuse the Jews of wanting to take over the…Read Full Paper ❯
In the article, Swarns determined the racial animosity between black Americans and Hispanics as primarily motivated by the economic inequalities and differences that emerge in the community wherein both…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
In order for all people to survive and prosper in America they must work together, and the more that they distance themselves because they feel as though they…Read Full Paper ❯
S. Supreme Court decisions on the issue, such as its judgment upon the University of Michigan's undergraduate admissions policy. Even stereotypes such as the idea that "Blacks are strongly…Read Full Paper ❯
Over the course of time, this will offer a first step in addressing these challenges. (Smith, 2008) ("Affordable Care Act," 2010) Conclusion Clearly, minorities are not receiving the same kind…Read Full Paper ❯
Judeo-Christian perspective, there are two forms of law, the law of government and the law of God. Government plays a role in the daily lives of most people.…Read Full Paper ❯
ace and Ethnicity in Baseball The State of ace and Ethnicity in Baseball In this paper, I have described the state of race and ethnicity in baseball (particularly referring to America)…Read Full Paper ❯
Comstock Bloodlines and Race Race and Ethnicity has been a subject matter and variables in most of the Epidemiological and Public Health discourse and researches for a long period of time.…Read Full Paper ❯
There are various reasons for this change. One of these is a great reduction in the opportunity given to the blacks in the case of expenses, financial; support,…Read Full Paper ❯
ace as Social Construct The author of this report has been asked to offer a brief essay on whether race is a social construct or not. Some people associated race…Read Full Paper ❯
Race / Racism
While no one is immune from police brutality, statistics show that African-Americans are far more likely to be the victims of police brutality than are whites. As Lopez notes,…Read Full Paper ❯
Race and Ethnic Inclusion and Exclusion In Ira erlin's (1998) Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, the author shows how groups in the U.S.…Read Full Paper ❯