2 edition of Minorities in the United States. found in the catalog.
Minorities in the United States.
Leonard Bertram Irwin
|Series||Oxford social studies pamphlets,, no. 4|
|LC Classifications||E184.A1 I7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||60|
|LC Control Number||51002305|
This book is the product of the enthusiastic collaboration of several authors living and working in the United States, Britain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain. 1 The objective of this book is to give some sort of general “inventory” of what is known about ethnic and racial minorities, noncitizens, foreigners, immigrants, and crime—including law. February is when Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States and is a particularly appropriate time for all of us to reflect on the many contributions African-Americans have made to the American way of life. This collection of publications covers the gamut of the African American experience from slavery to military service, civil rights and elected office.
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Suddenly, and with great force, minority group relations have become a matter of concern to many Americans. On the one hand, we have been becoming rationally aware that our relations with other nations hinge partly on our relations among ourselves within the United States.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Irwin, Leonard Bertram, Minorities in the United States. New York, Oxford Book Co., (OCoLC) Filed under: Minorities -- United States -- Bibliography of bibliographies. A Bibliography of Afro-American and Other American Minorities Represented in Library and Library-Related Listings (Bibliographical series #7, ), by Clara O.
Jackson (multiple formats at ). Hispanics represent the largest minority group in the United States and are projected to account for 31% of the nation’s population by . Although usually considered as a single ethnic group by researchers, Hispanics are heterogeneous from cultural, socioeconomic, and genetic perspectives, and represent a wide variety of national.
Minorities in the United States nglish literacy and Language Minorities in the United States is one report in a series of U.S. Department of Education publications based on the National Adult Literacy Survey. Previously released reports in this series include Adult Literacy in.
Inpercent of all renters in the United States with income less than $5, spent 50 percent or more of their annual earnings for shelter, while no one with an income of $25, or more spent the same amount for gross rent (U.S. Bureau of the Census,). An Amazon Best Book of January InNigerian writer Chigozie Obioma’s debut, The Fisherman, was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize and announced the arrival of a talented new is no drop-off in his sophomore effort, An Orchestra Minorities in the United States.
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Racism in the United States has existed since the colonial era, when white Americans were given legally or socially sanctioned privileges and rights while these same rights were denied to other races and minorities.
European Americans—particularly affluent white Anglo-Saxon Protestants—enjoyed exclusive privileges in matters of education, immigration, voting rights.
The 20th century has witnessed the transformation of the United States from a predominately white population rooted in Western culture to a society with a rich array of racial and ethnic minorities.
As the century began, the U.S. population was 87 percent white. The United States has always been one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world.
To date, it has various religions such as Islam, Hinduism, Native American religions, and many others, compared to the Episcopalian, Puritan, and Protestant religions that proliferated during its founding. While America is presumed to be dominated by Protestants, its religious liberty has Author: Elizabeth A.
Clark. Linguistic Minorities, Policies and Pluralism examines the position of some linguistic minority groups, including policies that affect them. This book provides a useful perspective on group relations, emphasizing the aims, purposes, and values held by the societies in which linguistic minority groups exist.
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This book provides an expert examination and comparison of housing segregation in major population centers in the United States and Western Europe and analyzes successes and failures of government policies and desegregation programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sweden, France, and West : In a book, Ishtiaq Ahmed wrote that "Some independent studies, however, suggest that the non-Muslims population of Pakistan is nearly 10 per cent and Hindus, Christians and Ahmadis make up four million each.
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Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history. Promoting and Protecting. Minority Rights. A Guide for Advocates. Designed and printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/12/7.
United Nations publications. Sales No. EXIV.1 ISBN File Size: 1MB. Minorities and Media is a highly readable analysis of the ways in which the mass media have portrayed minorities in the United States since the late nineteenth book examines the ways in which the media have reinforced racial stereotypes, and provides an analysis of current trends which reflect the growing recognition of ethnic diversity.A recently published and widely cited report by the Institute of Medicine called for the greater prioritization of research on the health of sexual minorities (i.e., individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or nonheterosexual) in the United States.1 Although this seminal review demonstrated that much progress has been made in documenting sexual minority health Cited by: By the s, the United Nations began to actively promote the recognition of minorities and to call for the redress of their grievances.
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