Essays and Research Papers on Race Politics & Society

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This 6 page essay analyzes Murray's article and argues to support his comments. Anti-discrimination laws in employment and higher education admissions with their resultant lawsuits have resulted in the very thing they intended to eliminate -- racism but a different form of racism. The writer agrees with Murray that racism of any kind, is destructive ...

A 3 page paper discussing the biography and purposes of this former slave in publishing his Narrative in 1789 (1791 in the United States). Equiano illustrated to European and American readers the civilization of his people and the barbarism of the white slave traders, upending the common notion of who was “civilized” and who ...

Increasingly, suburban communities that were once predominantly white are becoming more complex in their racial composition, and racial issues have become an element of city government and community business. This 16 page paper reflects on the scope of this problem, considers the impacts of racism, and relates this information in terms of government, businesses, ...

An 11 page paper discussing the security manager's dilemma in dealing with Muslim employees or customers. Organizational structure affects what the manager can do, and how the security manager can remain aware of situations without resorting to racial profiling. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

A 9 page paper discussing status and power in America from a sociological perspective and their effects on government and communications which ultimately protect the status quo of class separation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page research paper on various sociological concepts concerning race, culture, power, stereotypes, etc; The writer defines relevant terms, provides examples, and then applies them to Stone's "Nesei Daughter"-- a narrative about the poor treatment of Japanese-American families during WWII. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Relative Power

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A 10 page paper which examines an individual discussing their relative power in relationship to their culture, personality, experiences and other aspects of their identity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 6 page paper makes a case for integration in society. Several concepts are discussed such as assimilation, affirmative action, multiculturalism and power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The thesis of this 10 page paper is that white males have always been in power. This is evidenced by the interaction of culture, politics, economics, and social development. Four specific time periods are highlighted as proof. Bibliography cites 6 sources.

This 6 page report provides a broad overview of Americans’ attitudes about race, religion and disability. The fact remains that Americans are caught up in religious debates, misconceptions, and suspicions of one another’s precepts of faith. This paper examines a number of the aspects of the attitudes that are prevalent throughout the United States. ...

This 7 page paper addresses the significance of religion in India and why secularism is both desired but problematic. The caste system is discussed. The problem is looked at sociologically through the eyes of theorists like Durkheim and Marx. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 5 page report discusses religion, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the ways in which certain assumptions are made about various ethnic groups and the ways that religion is portrayed in relationship to ethnicity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page exploration of this vital question. The author asserts that in reality ethnocentrism is the major problem facing the world. That problem, however, manifests as the result of racial perception. While religion encompasses all races and one can change their religion, race is something that is unchangeable. Bibliography lists ...

This 6-page paper focuses on questions regarding religious tolerance and church-state issues. Specifically, the paper questions if some religions are more tolerant of democracy than others, and if there is such thing as church in a liberal democratic government. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 10 page paper looks at the ideas of Frantz Fanon and considers how they may be applied when considering the potential undermining of nationalism in the US in the context of Christian and Muslim religions and cultures that are present in the country. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

A 5 page essay exploring specific sociological issues: social factors involved in learning; how social structure creates social order in a culture; how social structure and culture have changed over the last 50 years. Theories are offered in terms of learning as a social act. Social order is explained. Bibliography is included.

8 pages in length. The writer discusses that while the Immigration Act of 1965 set out to fix the problems inherent to the National Origins Act of 1924, it served to spawn a civil rights movement that set into motion a never-ending quest for racial equity that has only submerged American ideals further and ...

At the beginning of the twentieth century the working classes were suffering form poor condition with a shortage in the housing supply and poor living condition. This 3 page paper examines the conditions surrounding the introduction of the Housing and Town Planning Act 1919, more commonly know as the Addison Act. The bibliography cites 4 ...

A 6 page paper. Australia has experienced a number of legal changes in terms of property rights since claims for rights were filed by Eddie Mabo and the Meriam People in the early 1980s. It took ten years for that case to be determined in the High Court. Known as the Mabo decision, the Court ...

A 3 page definition of eugenics. Traces its development from ancient times to the present. The author warns that with the introduction of new knowledge and technology, both the positives and negatives of selective breeding can be phenomenal. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Beginning the discussion with the large scale Vietnamese immigration that occurred in California after the fall of Saigon, this 14 page paper illustrates the contention that Camp Pendleton's Tent City is credited with reshaping Southern California’s Asian population. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

This 8 page paper looks at the way the aboriginal people of Australia have been represented in the media. The paper starts with the initial reports from some of the first visitors to Australia including Capitan William Dampier and Captain Cook and traces the images and representations looking at the written word and films such ...

A 5 page paper discussing two books in relationship to prejudices. The books are, 'Natives and Strangers: A Multicultural History of Americas,' by Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers, and 'Lies My Teacher told Me: Everything Your American History textbook Gone Wrong,' by James W. Loewen. The different levels of prejudice are ...

An 8 page research paper which examines how racism impacts children. The writer discusses how black parents have to transmit to their children information concerning racism and the dangers of world without having the children internalize the dominant culture's negative messages concerning African-Americans. Other topics addressed include the importance of multiculturalism in school curriculums, conflict ...

In this 4 page research paper, the writer argues that race has no biological basis and is merely a socially-constructed concept-- created from perceptions conditioned by events of recorded history. Race and class issues (primarily the example of inner-city African-Americans) are examined with many examples to support this theory. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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