American Studies
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...American Studies Consider the definitions of womanhood and describe what it means to be an urban immigrant woman living in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The predominantly peasant European immigrants that came to the U.S. at the turn of the twentieth century were one of the most poverty-stricken immigrant groups that ever entered the U.S. After arriving at Ellis Island or to the port at Baltimore, many Eastern Europeans stayed in cities to work in dangerous industrial jobs. Few were able to ever move far from the city in which they first arrived or onward from the low-skilled manual labor jobs they secured upon arrival. The...
Reflection on American studies
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...American Studies? Discipline in the study has always been an issue in all education centres’s of the world, if we talk about American Studies the education system asking for the justifications from the American disciplinary system internally as well as externally. Conservative ways of teaching and learning and conservative set of courses appears totally insufficient. Improvements and innovations are the backbone of today’s world. Starting in the 1970s with the go up of a age group of specialized skilled in American studies divisions and holding American researches degrees, study journal come into viewed that referred to American leanings as a paradigm... ?What Issues Are Important To the Discipline of...
Asian American studies essay
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...Americans and of American history. His book, as Okihuru states, is an accurate and touching family picture album. Like autobiographies, it does more than tell the story of one family; it also recounts what it was like for scores of families living under the same conditions at the same time and place in American history. Works Cited Braxton, Joanne M. “Harriet Jacob’s Incidences in the Life of Slave Girl: The Re-Definition of the Slave Narrative Genre.” The Massachusetts Review 27:2 1986. 379-387. Print. Kim, Elaine H. “Defining Asian American Realities through Literature.” A Companion to Asian American...
African American Studies
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...Americans demonstrates how the phenomenon of racial discrimination is not something that the African Americans have never experienced in the past. Lastly, within the sphere of psychology, a study was carried out by D Auguelli and Hershberger in 1993 on African American students to assess the racial discrimination they felt they faced (Swim et al ,page 40). From this study, it was found that 59% of these students said they were verbally abused whereas 36% claimed that they were threatened with violence. Another psychological study was carried out by Landrine and Klonoff in 1996 to again... (a1) The Impact of Discrimination against African Americans. Since time immemorial, there has always been a...
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...American Studies: Labor Asian Americans are a diverse group of American residents. They may either be the descendants of immigrants from a general area in Asia or are such immigrants. There are several issues as tot the actual originating countries most of them have been said to have originated from the East Asia region. Carlos Bulosan’s America is in the Heart and Milton Murayama’s All am Asking for is My Body present clear and harrowing experiences and the conditions that these groups faced in the pursuit of the American dream. They address the foundation of most of the minority labor relation and rights...
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...American Studies The speaks of elements of racism within colleges and describes a revolution that resulted in thechanges regarding racism aimed at black people in Santa Clara. The chapters detail a history of the beginning of a revolution that changed the perceptions of a country about the black people. The first chapter details the African American protests and black power demonstrations, which had a significant impact on the abolishment of racism. Despite the constitution of the state having illegalised the practice many years on, the vice was still prevalent even within learning institutions, where black people were a minority group and were thus, exposed to racism and discriminatory... Task African...
American Studies: Early American Culture
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...American Studies: Early American Culture Introduction The paper puts into perspective American history by discussing how the acquisition of consumer items affected the relations of power among various groups of people in the eighteenth and the nineteenth century in the North American continent. This will be achieved by analyzing some of the consumer items that were moved, as well as critiquing articles that illuminate early American culture. These consumer items will be obtained from the article by Catherine Cangany, titled “Fashioning Moccasins: Detroit, the Manufacturing Frontier, and...
Introduction to African American Studies
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...American Studies: Two Essay Questions Devote at least two (2) typed pages, double-spaced, to each question. 2) In the movieAmerican History X, Danny extracts the following passage from Lincoln’s speech: “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.” What is the significance of the cited passage in the context of the movie? In the movie American History X, the speech Danny makes at the end—in which he quotes Abraham Lincoln—is significant for several reasons. Derek... and whites should be...
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...American History.” The New Disability History: American Perspectives. Eds. Paul Longmore and Lori Umansky. New York: New York University. 2001. 133-57. Hawkins, Joan. “’One of Us’: Tod Browning’s Freaks.” Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Ed. Rosemarie G. Thomson. New York: New York University Press. 1996. 265-276. Lorber, Judith. “’Night to His Day’: The Social Construction of Gender.” Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study. Ed. Paula S. Rothenberg. New York: Worth Publishers, 2007. 54-64. Print.... Your and # “Freaks” The trouble with choosing which features of identity are inherent in a film like the provocative and controversial film, “Freaks,” is...
Asian Pacific American Studies: Popular Article Review
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...American Studies: Popular Article Review Steven Heller’s article in The Atlantic digs into the history of America when racism against Asians was widely accepted and was even openly depicted in the works of artists, illustrations and cartoonists. Heller’s (2014) article represents the views of Wei Tchen who is an author of a book that explores American past of racism against Asians and against people from other cultures. A reader of the article will easily note the irony presented by Heller (2014) with regards to America being made up of immigrants yet blacks, Jews, Irish and Asian immigrants were often discriminated against. The article accurately paints the picture of America’s history... Asian Pacific...
Pocahontas - Native American Studies
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...American Non-Fiction Literature Review Pocahontas by Grace Steele Woodward The story of Pocahontas, the Native American “princess” of the Powhatan tribe in the Algonquin nation, is well known to most Americans. The story of the relationship between the Native American Pocahontas and the European Captain John Smith has been re-told countless times. Their friendship and Pocahontas' later marriage to another Englishman, John Rolfe, led to a peace being brokered between the Jamestown colony and the surrounding Native American population. The story has been in countless books, plays, movies, and other forms of popular media, with varying levels of exaggeration and respect for the Native... June 28, Native...
African American studies
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...American ethnic minorities. African Americans are the largest ethnic minority in the United States, but they are the only group of people(s) that in 1619, entered Western society against their will and were then victimized by two hundred years of slavery. The evolution of slavery aided in the development of a racist ideology that promoted the belief that blacks are inferior to whites, a myth that persisted long after slavery was abolished, and one that is deeply embedded within our national discourse. Cultural racism, such as this, fosters a “we” and “they” mentality, a state of mind that is maintained through the socialization of new... 6 May The experience of being Black is unique among North American ...
Asian American Studies
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...American Immigration The huge and fast increasing number of Asian Americans,the massive sector of professionals and businesspeople, and the increasing number of Asian American organizations revealed a new situation for the group in the United States. The likelihood of raising a political influence is present if the different groups could come together as Asian Americans. However, this potential unity is hindered by cultural differences as well as differences in experiences with immigration. Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the United States are different in so many aspects, such as language, history, homeland, and so on. The Chinese were one of the first Asians to migrate to the U.S... Asian...
North American Studies - Borders
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...American border in Terrell County, Southwest Texas. Ed Tom Bell, Anton Chighur and Llewelyn Moss are the three central characters upon which the events... No Country for Old Men No Country for Old Men is a United s Novel published by Cormac McCarthy in 2005. The story authored by the McCarthy occurs in the vicinity of Mexico-United States Boarder in a 1980s setting (Greenwood, 2009). It tells the tales of illegal trade on drugs gone out of kilter in the Texas back country desert. The book is a boarder novel telling of the happenings in the two bordering countries. Its plot follows the interwoven paths of the three core characters set in motion by events relating to drug deals gone awry in the...
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...American hip-hop singers do the opposite, by not using black slang at all but still talking out about racism and other problems common to black and Asian-Americans, is also fascinating (Ogbar, 52). Of course, the biggest question when it comes to what counts as authentic in hip-hop is whether white artists have any right to make use... April 13, Hip-Hop Revolution, Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 of Ogbars Hip-Hop Revolution discusses how hip-hop performers express themselves to be "authentic" performers of hip-hop, especially as concerns the ideas of race and ethnic backgrounds. The chapter starts by describing a white hip-hop artist Bubba Sparxxx, who in a 2001 interview with MTV argued that hip-hop is...
African American Studies-Black New York-HW 1
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...American Studies-Black New York-HW INTRODUCTION The contribution made by the African slaves holds a specific place in the history of New York. During the period of 1992, multiple archeological evidences were found which uncovered several interesting facts about the New York City. Correspondingly, this discussion will mainly remain focused towards understanding the fact regarding the reasons that have made the Europeans highly reliant on black slave labor in Manhattan. DISCUSSION Both the provided video documentaries project a brief description regarding the role played by the black slave laborers in structuring the American history. Throughout the documentary, discussions have been made... African...
How the Alchemist relates to African American Studies
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...American Studies There are several facts about the story The Alchemist that reflect its resemblance with the African American notions and spirit. The connotations start to show up right from the beginning of the story when Santiago is described as a shepherd who wishes to be free to wander with the sheep. For centuries, African American literature has presented them as slaves that were not free to roam about anywhere. African slaves were not allowed to receive education even if they wished to. Likewise, Santiago wants to have a book to read from but doesn’t have it. Santiago fancies becoming rich and independent like all slaves would. In fact, the same... 2 October How the Alchemist relates to African...
African American Studies-Introduction to the Art of Africa
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...American Studies-Introduction to the Art of Africa African art concerns cross-cultural interpretation of visual arts from the continent of Africa. Every African art is functional, and there was a reason it was made. African arts are also symbolic. They can be used as objects to represent an idea, thought, feeling belief or concept. In other words, African art is symbols that represent tangibles and intangible. Traditional African society used various arts to represent various activities, beliefs, religion, ceremonial dances among. Most of the African arts include carvings, masks, paintings as well as Cray works. Adult men in African wear most masks. Nevertheless, there are there is one mask... African...
American Perspective on Racism MexicanLatin American Studies Program
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...study the nature and intensity of Racism in American culture... Running Head: Racism in America Racism in America of the appears here] of the appears here] Racismin United States Racism can be described as a specific type of prejudice against some specific group or race. Similarly if the prejudiced beliefs of people block the progress of a specific group, then it is termed as discrimination. The people who try to block the progress of a specific group are guilty of racial discrimination. The phenomenon of racism and ethnicity has become so visible in many societies that it has become impossible to ignore it. In the early twentieth century, many social theorists held that racism, ethnicity and nationalis...
Respose paper for an Asian-American studies
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...American Actor/Actress in American Media and Asian American society Asian American Actor/Actress in American Media and Asian American society Introduction Asian Americans constitute an approximate four percent of the total population of people living in America. It is a fast growing minority group in USA. They however struggle to take prominent roles in the American media and their representation in the media does not represent the facts about the group. Stereotypes about this minority group in films and television programs are constantly distorted. Their representation in films poses a great influence on Asian-American society. They are portrayed as weak, model citizens and invaders... Asian American ...
African American Studies
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...Americans to rise up and join together in resistance, but stopped short of any proactive acts of violence or even retaliation in the face of violence. In his most famous “I have a Dream” speech to a mostly black audience, he used his considerable talents as a public speaker to paint a future vision of an Alabama, the heart of the currently racist south where “… little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.” (Luther King, 1963a) Using imagery drawn from the Bible he deliberately included... Martin Luther King and Malcolm X: the goals of each leader and the means and methods they used and advocated as a way to reach those...
African American Studies-Black New York-HW 2
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...American Social Leaders And Activists. 1st ed. New York: Facts On File, 2002. Print. Mirowsky, John, and Catherine E Ross. Social Causes Of Psychological Distress. 1st ed. New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 2003. Print.... Supervisor’s due: Social activism Activism is the occurrence where an individual takes action to effect a social change. Social activism encompasses myriads of events that happen to change the world through political, economical, environmental and social aspects. Legends like Garvey, Mathews and Dubois, demonstrated social activism in various common ways. In their elementary works, they all had the courage to demand solutions for contemporary problems probably by taking opposition on the...
African American Studies-Introduction to the Art of Africa
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...Introduction to the Art of Africa Most masks are worn by adult men in African societies, except, for ONE mask. First, identifythe name of the mask, who are the wearers of the masks? When do the wearers wear the masks? Based on extensive scrutiny of many African masks, it is clear that most of them were worn by men. They wore them for various ceremonies that bore significant meanings to their respective communities (Spring 4). However, the Mende people of Sierra Leone and Liberia had masks exclusively worn by women. The mask was known as the Sowei mask and it was mostly worn by members of the Bundu and Sande secret societies (Phillips 14). The masks worn by women came in different forms... to the Art of...
Wisconsin American Indian Studies
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...Study regarding the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Program number Case Study regarding the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Program The mode of functioning, the activities and features of the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Program shall form the subject of this case study. The features that have been introduced newly and the opportunities that it offers its students shall form a part of this research. Answering these questions along with understanding the information that it offers regarding the American Indian tribes that are a part of Wisconsin shall form the major part of this paper. Other questions regarding other amenities that are provided to the students of this program... to...
American Indian culture studies research paper
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...American Religious Exemptions." Brigham Young University Law Review, no. 6 (2005): 1575-1623. Gochfeld, Michael and Joanna, Burger. "Disproportionate Exposures in Environmental Justice and Other Populations: The Importance of Outliers." American Journal of Public Health 101 (2011): 53-63. Kuiper, Kathleen. Native American Culture. New York, NY: Britannica Educational Pub. In Association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011. Shaull, Sandra L. and Gramann, H. "The Effect of Cultural Assimilation on the Importance of Family-Related and Nature-Related Recreation among Hispanic Americans." Journal of Leisure Research 30, No. 1...
Native American Religious Studies
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...study of the interwoven relationship between language and landscape among the Apaches of Cibecue, on the Fort Apache Reservation in central Arizona, a linguistic ethnography about "landscape and language among the Western Apache." Keith H. Basso is a professor of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. He spent decades, over 30 years, of working and conducting field studies with the group of Western Apaches. His studies on this group... What do people make of places? The main theme Keith Basso’s non-fiction book “Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the Western Apache” is a superb exploration of the language of the Western Apache. It is a wonderful read of his ethno- linguistic...
Asian American Education Studies: Asian American Heritage languages education
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...American education: Acculturation, literacy development, and learning. Charlotte, N.C: IAP. Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (1981). Bilingualism or not: The education of minorities. Clevedon, Avon, England: Multilingual Matters. Sung, H., & Padilla, A. M. (1998). Student Motivation, Parental Attitudes, and Involvement in the Learning of Asian Languages in Elementary and Secondary Schools. Modern Language Journal, 82(2), 205-216. Tse, L. (2001). "Why Don't They Learn English?" Separating Fact from Fallacy in the U.S. Language Debate. Language and Literacy Series. Wright, W. E. (2004). What English-Only Really Means: A Study of the Implementation of California Language...
Film and American Culture Studies
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...American Girl Stands... Task Effects of Movies on Culture Introduction Culture is a way of people’s life, how they reflect, their standpoints and theirway of living. Movies are stories that are recorded in camera and are usually shown in TV. Movies have both unconstructive and encouraging influence on the culture of a populace. Mostly, majority of adults think that movies have a negative influence on culture while the teenagers and youth think that movies influence culture positively. However, it should be noted that movies influence culture in one way or the other. There are different cultures in the world, just the same way as there are different movies. The way a certain movie influences a certain...
Public Policy - Asian American (ethic studies)
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...Americans Although not exhaustive confinements binding human beings essentially exist in four forms. As evidenced in the issues underpinning public policy and Asian America, is explicit that human beings have initiated and always push for means to liberate themselves from these confinements in terms of restructuring their lives through developing policies to guide their social, economic and political aspects (Emerson 28). History and Geography as observed by (Emerson 36), have been significant confinements to the lives of most Asian Americans: the Asian American population is characterized by at least three other demographic features; emergent patterns of geographic... dispersion, historic...
Film and Media Studies - History of Broadcasting - Advertising the American Dream
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...Studies 85B Robert Myers Teaching Assistant: Ken Yoshida Discussion Section: Fridays 12:00-12:50pm Turned In: 2/2/07 February 1, 2007 “PEPSI - A Lot More Than You Think” Living as a lower-middle class Hispanic child must be tough, so why not drink a Pepsi? It is the drink of rock stars. This is the impression that viewers are supposed to walk away with after watching an advertisement made by Pepsi meant to target Hispanic youth, and it is the ideal example of “The Parable of the Democracy of Goods,” coined by Roland Marchand in his article “The Great Parables.” This parable is often adapted by many... . Pepsi, which is a product that is available to everyone, is shown to be a gateway to...
Read the Ethnography Shadowed lives (undocumented immigrants in American society) by Leo R. Chavez and use it to discuss social institution supported by case studies
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...American Society (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology 1997 119-142 Kroeber, A. L. Anthropology: Cultural Patterns & Processes HBJ Book New York Revised Edition 1973 3-9 Macionis, John J. Sociology Eleventh Edition Prentice Hall Inc. 2007 470-472 Passel, J. S., Capps, Randolph & Fix, Michaele Undocumented Immigrants: Facts & Figures (Retrieved from http://www.urban.org/publications/1000587.html)... SOCIAL OF FAMILY AND MIGRATION PROBLEMS Cultural anthropology is the study of human culture and civilization, where the discipline aimsto estimate the patterns of human behavior, race, ethnicity and ethnography etc with reference to the attitude and activities of individuals. Anthropology is the science of...
Family Studies: Marriage and Divorce Differences between the Middle East and the American Society
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...American Societies Module Module ID: date: The Paper: The present paper aims to elaborate the patterns of domestic life of the individuals by paying special heed to marriage and divorce systems that have been in vogue in two absolutely divergent cultures of the globe i.e. the Middle East and USA. The main objective behind exploring the differences between the patterns of marriage and divorce includes revealing the reasons behind the alterations in the status of these two important universal phenomena in modern era, which exist in every society of the world without discrimination (Macionis, 2007, p.349). Since a large majority of the US... ?Marriage and Divorce Differences between the Middle East and...
What role did popular music play in the American civil rights movement? Your answer should include at least two case studies which connect musicians to particular historical events of the 1950s or 1960s.
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...American Civil Rights Movement? Table of Contents Introduction 3 A Brief Idea about Different Popular Music Played in the American Civil Rights Movement 4 Role Played By Popular Music in the American Civil Rights Movement 5 Case Studies 7 Musician: Bob Dylan 7 Musician: Louis Shropshire 8 Conclusion 9 References 11 Introduction The period of 1960’s, revealed the time of upheaval, specifically in the domains of behavioural attitudes, fashion, society and most importantly, in music. It has been witnessed that prior to the year 1963, music those were found related to the era of sixties reflected the beliefs as well as the styles and sound of previous decade... What Role Did Popular Music Play In The...
American And European Artists
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...Americans as they used the materials and symbols of nature in their art (Simon 21). Work Cited Giorgi, Rosa. European Art of the Seventeenth Century. USA: Getty Publications, 2008. Print. Porter, Joy. Land and Spirit in Native America. USA: ABC-CLIO, 2012. Print. Simon, Robin. Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting. USA: Yale University Press, 2014. Print. Velie, Alan. Native American Studies. USA: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Print.... Number] American and European Artists The Native Americans had a deep connection with their MotherNature and spirituality which was conveyed through their artworks. The expressive...
AUSTRALIAN STUDIES
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...American Studies in the ESL Classroom. International/Comparative Perspectives on the Study of American Culture. Interroads Discussion List. Communities. 1 Dec 2005 .... Nationalism and National Identity In Latham's Australian Immigration Policy & Horne's The Lucky Country Introduction In an analysis of race and ethnicity, the history of identities should be able to explain primarily the culture, values, and traditions of a people. Stories and histories of immigrants, especially those that include their feelings and actions, would reveal much for understanding these people. A multicultural concept of becoming and being a nation would include a history of marginalization and oppression which should be studied. The concept of cultural unity and faith in one nation's exceptional superiority...
Cultural Studies
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...Americans have never met a deaf person in his real life but he has had ample opportunities to meet a deaf person on screen. Studies have found that since the year 1902 almost hundred fifty films and television content have included deaf characters and accordingly have influenced our perceptions about the deaf people and deafness. Many films and media content have been framed in such a manner that evil and wickedness have often been associated with physical impairments... Cultural studies The paper has been divided into five different sections. The study begins with an introduction about culture as well as the media. This paper is mainly aimed at literature survey through which is attempts to explore...
Chinese and Filipino American History in America
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...American destination, their experiences and challenges were similar to the Chinese. The first permanent settlement of Filipinos was in the marshlands of Louisiana in 1763 as sailors escaped Spanish ships to escape their brutal treatment (Claudio-Perez, 1998). Steady immigration continued into the west coast throughout the 19th century, but the largest wave came between 1924 and 1935 when more than 100,000 Filipinos flooded into America to work in the booming agricultural business (Asian Pacific American studies, 2005). Filipinos settled mostly in large West Coast cities such as San Francisco and Seattle where the ships from Manila would land... The Asian-American Experience Though the term Asian-American ...
Qualitative Research Studies
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...American Communities Kenneth L. Fox Walden RSCH-820P February 17, Dr. N. Warrit Table ofContents RUNNING HEAD: AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITIES 27 1 A.Opening Statement 4 B.Background of Study 5 a.Summary of Literature Review 5 b.Gaps and/or Deficiencies in Prior Research 10 c.Importance of Present Study 12 D. Statement of Purpose 14 a. Research Design 14 b. Theory Tested or Described 15 c. Intent 16 d.Variables 17 a. Research Question(s) 17 a.Design 18 i)Paradigm of Study 18 ii)Design 19 iii)Rationale for Design 20 b.Methodology 21 i)Population 21 ii)Sampling 21 iii)Instrumentation and Materials 23 Reference List 25 A. Opening Statement This research proposal... ? Sustainable Models of Economics in...
History: African Studies
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...American Studies... ?The Emergence, Development, and Decline of the Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay Introduction The African continent has an ancient, long reachinghistory that is most likely the originating regions of human existence. According to Falola, “archeologists have concluded that it is the original home of humankind”.1 Powerful kingdoms have come and gone, leaving evidence of great technological societies as well as remnants of culturally rich populations which have survived for thousands of years. The valley of the River Niger has held some of the strongest kingdoms in Africa that were in control of the trade of highly valuable commodities. The first major kingdom to emerge post the...
AMERICAN LITERATURE
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...American Farmer”(1782). 1996-2003.The University of Virginia American Studies Program 2002... -2003. 22 Oct 2012 < http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/CREV/header.html > Edwards, Jonathan and Reiner Smolinski, ed. "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. A Sermon Preached at Enfield, July 8th,1741." (1741). Electronic Texts in American Studies. Paper 54. 22 Oct 2012 http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/etas/54 Foreman, Lee. “The Dichotomy of Perception and Behavior in Franklin's "The Way to Wealth": A Review of Critical Commentary”. 1996. American Literature Research and Analysis Website. 22 Oct 2012 Franklin, Benjamin. “The Way to Wealth” (1757)....
The American Dream
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...American Dream”. American Studies Today. 13th February 2010. Web. 17th April 2012. 1.... The American Dream 1The “American Dream” is perhaps the greatest factor that empowers every American and differentiates us from the rest of the world. Right from the time of our founding fathers, the American people have believed that each person has the freedom in life. In fact, the Declaration of Independence aptly puts it that “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by the their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” 1 . The core fabric of the American dream...
Native American mascot controversy
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...American Expression (1769-1826).European Review of the Native American Studies. Hylton, J. (2010). Before the Redskins were the Redskins: The Use of Native American Team Names in the Formative Era of American Sports, 1857-1933. North Dakota Law Review, 86(879). Nauright, J., & Parrish, C. (2012). Sports around the world. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. Price, S. (2012). The Indian Wars The campaign against Indian nicknames and mascots presumes that they offend Native Americans--but do they? We took a poll, and you wont believe the results.SI.com... The North American Mascot Controversy s 4th March Explanatory Syntheses Have you ever watched a game with thousands of people in a stadium? Do you feel the...
Untruth American History
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...American History Textbook Got Wrong. These include issues such as; simple mindedness thinking, inability to illuminate the present with the past, and the misconceived notion that problems in the past either have a possible solution or already solved (Loewen 333). Among the problems experienced with the study of History in this day and age especially in pre-college education according to Loewen, is simple minded thinking among most students (Loewen 334). Pre-college History continues to reinforce simple mindedness among students because it approaches historical events... Untruth American History History taught in pre-college education continues to breed misconstrued ideologies about America’s History. As ...
Reaction Paper to Clarke's The Influence of Arthur A. Schomburg on My Concept of Africana Studies
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...Studies Synopsis The article by John Clarke talks about the influence of Arthur A. Schomburg with regards to John Clarke’s view and knowledge of African history. Arthur, in the article, is presented as the antecedent of the African American Studies Revolution as well as one of the ideological fathers of this age bracket of scholars. Question 1 The author relates to how Schomburg says that scholars should approach the study of African history in various ways. First and foremost, John Clarke turns out to be a teacher due to the influence of Arthur A. Schomburg (Clarke 4). John quotes that Arthur was the person... Reaction Paper to Clarke’s the Influence of Arthur A. Schomburg on My Concept of Africana...
Latin American History
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...American who has specialized in the African American Studies. Amongst the Universities where he has taught in includes; Cornell University, Duke University, and Harvard University. Critique Henry has chronologically accounted for the historical journey of the African slaves from the time slavery to date; he has also considered several other aspects that in the culture of the African in the Latin America and Caribbean. In his writing, the author has highly acknowledged the sources of his information with several footnotes and a detailed reference page that enumerates all the sources that has been... Latin American Historical Book Review Introduction The author of this book Henry Louis Gates published the...
Studies Pertaining to Sharps Injuries
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...study. Other journals included journals from relevant fields of epidemiology and disease preventions. The internet sources included interned libraries of prestigious institutes and colleges around the world; web based medical and nursing research journals as well as the internet versions of many reputable print journals. As stated before, the aim was to include maximum studies from the UK and Briton, in order to assess the statistics and findings in this particular geographical area. American studies were mostly selected to help in comparing the level of awareness between the two continents. Also, such comparisons were... Running Head: Studies Pertaining to Sharps Injuries Research Reviews of Studies...
Global studies
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...American history and it was simply a movement addressing racism and injustices affecting the blacks in American society. Mostly, the term civil rights is associated with the struggle for equality of African Americans and their major concern was to secure the status of equal citizenship in a liberal democratic state. Studies on the quality of life in American society reveal that African Americans are the most... The Issues of Civil Rights and Racism in America Today Civil rights are the basic legal rights of every citizen upheld by law in most states and these rights constitute free and equal citizenship among others. The civil rights movement in America is one of the most important movements in American ...
Transcendentalism: Walt Whitman as American Influence
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...American Classics Revisited: Recent Studies of American Literature. American Studies Research Center: Hyderabad (1985). Whitman: Collected Works. The Library of America: Literary Classics of the United States: New York (1985),... Transcendentalism: Walt Whitman as American Influence Breaks from the past, even deviations from conventional wisdom and dogma, are often characteristic of poetry later deemed to be seminal or profound. Although there are transcendentalist philosophies which can be traced to Immanuel Kant's German Idealism and the English Romanticism of writers such as Thomas Carlyle and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, this essay is concerned more particularly...
Women's Studies. Barbie Doll as the Model for Little Girls
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...American Barbie: The Marketing of Euro-American Desires” American Studies Volume 46 No. ? Fall-Winter 2005 295-326... Module Module ID: Barbie Doll as the Model for Little Girls The present paper aims to identify the impact and influence of the Barbie dolls on the tastes and priorities of the young girls in their real and practical life. The main objective behind elucidating the topic under-consideration includes the significant increase in the trends among girls with regards to keeping the Barbie dolls and following them in appearance, dressing and manifestation not only during adolescence, but also in their grown years. Though the patterns of dolls cannot be adopted completely by the girls, yet an...
Ethnic Studies
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...Studies: Never Forever (Gina Kim, 2007) Is this a film about interracial relationships or cross relationships? Gina Kim’s Never Forever is a 2007 film about interracial relationships. The film details a relationship between an American woman, Sophie, and Jihah, a good-looking Korean immigrant worker who works at a meatpacking factory and a dry-cleaning store. Through this relationship, she discovers her identity and true self, and this means that the affair is not just a cross-class relationship, but also an actual relationship with a foundational basis. Even so, the relationship spirals to a level that is destroys the marital problems that it initially sought to solve. The film presents... Ethnic...
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