Choose an ethnic group to which you personally belong. If you identify with more than one group, choose the group with which you most identify or about which you would like to learn more.
• Write a 700- to 1,050-word, APA-formatted essay, answering the following questions:
o Using any of the resources identified above, research to determine if the group colonized or if it immigrated to the United States. Did the group face prejudice, segregation, racism or any combination of the three? If so, how and why? Include your research findings in your essay. You may search through chapters of the text as part of your research.
o Was this group effected by or did it participate in any of the following forms of discrimination? If so, describe:
• Dual labor market
Course Syllabus Page 14 ETH 125 Cultural Diversity
• Environmental justice issues
• Affirmative action
• Double jeopardy
• Institutional discrimination
• Reverse discrimination
• Glass ceiling, glass walls, or glass escalator
o Do you culturally identify more with the ethnic group you examined, with United States mainstream culture, or with both equally?
Ethnics - Writeacher, Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 8:27pm
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