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Multiculturalism

Benefit of Multiculturalism Since the 1960s, the American government has admitted cultural diversity in American and encouraged the equality for everyone no matter which race they are or which sex they are. The world nowadays knows America as a multicultural country. So what is multiculturalism? It is According to United State Bureau, the population of Houston in 2010 is 2, 145, 146 people included 50.5 % white people, 23.7% black people, 6.0 Asian people, 0.7 % American Indian and...

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multiculturalism

Has Multiculturalism in Canada Lost Its Way? Now that multiculturalism has become a popular concept, it is time for us to add more meat to the bone and expand on what it means to Canada to be a multicultural society. While most Canadians highlight our multicultural character as a virtue, it continues to mean different things to different people.Multiculturalism is the recognition that while Canadians share equal rights and responsibilities, they come with diverse cultural backgrounds where each...

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Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism is the acceptance of multiple ethnic cultures at the organizational level. This is applied to the demographic makeup of a country, where people from different religious backgrounds, countries, and tradition are given equitable status in schools, neighborhoods, cities, and nations. In the 19th century, America experienced massive immigration, which is one of the most important features of American society. This has given rise to multiculturalism in America. Origin...

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Multiculturalism in London

Advantages and disadvantages of the multiculturalism in big cities, particularly in London Ethnic and racial diversity is not a new phenomenon in the world history: in the Middle East and the Mediterranean World, a multiplicity of cultures coexisted in rural areas as well as in cities since Antiquity. Nowadays multiculturalism has become an official policy in several European countries since the 1970s, for reasons that varied from country to country, including the fact that many of the great cities...

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Sociology and Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism With the rapid development of globalization, immigration has become a common trend in modern society. It makes a great impact on numerous areas such as politics, economy, values and employment. Accordingly, multiculturalism has become a controversial issue in this modern era. Some who favor multiculturalism advocate§s that it influences society positively, while others who hold the opposite view maintain that multiculturalism leads to conflicts such as increasing crime rate,...

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multiculturalism in the UK

should do for the various cultures. Therefore, multiculturalism appears in people's vision. Especially in large cities, there are diverse cultures from all around of the world and they usually have influences on each other. For example, larger cities in the UK, such as London, Birmingham or Manchester are often described as being multicultural. In last ten years, multiculturalism has aroused widespread concern. While some people believe that multiculturalism is appropriate for a 21st century society,...

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Multiculturalism In Canada

Multiculturalism         Multiculturalism is a part of any country.There are Jews in Germany, Poles in Ireland, Asians in Canada and so on. I believe multiculturalism is a good idea. It provides a wealth of cultural activities, foods, and different views of life. No one is really a true Canadian besides the native people. We are all part of a vast society we call Canada. In Canada we pride ourselves in being a mosaic, so to speak,unlike the United States where they are a so called melting...

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Feminism and Multiculturalism

Feminism and multiculturalism is about diversity and, protecting the rights of women and the minority community in our society. It is not about division, and the direction, nor about isolation (NIMAC Report, 1999). Moreover it is about the equality of opportunities for all members of groups that participate in and benefit from economic and social lives. During this paper, I ask myself whether feminism can be genuinely multicultural. The difference between feminism and multiculturalism is the rights...

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Multiculturalism in Canada

Multiculturalism - the preservation of different cultures or cultural identities within a unified society, as a state or nation” – (multiculturalism at dictionary.com) The Canadian identity is in a constant state of turbulence, always changing, always being re-created. So the question is whether or not multiculturalism has affected the development of the Canadian identity? The three arguments to support this thesis is Canada’s past treatment of immigrants, how Canadians are only accepting of immigrants...

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Multiculturalism Canada

Multicultural History Society, Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity, Accessed January 27, 2011. http://www.multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/m9/3 This article explains how the Canadian Identity was shaped after the end of World War II and from how the idea of “anglo-conformity” came into place to the acceptance of refugees into the country. As seen in this article, Canadian culture has been shaped by diverse cultures. Duncan, James S; Ley, David. Place/culture/representation. Routledge...

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