1. Critically assess Gillborn’s (2008) claim that race trumps social class and gender in
explaining the level of educational attainment in Britain.
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to to fish and you feed him for a life time.”
This ancient proverb...
S Y D N E Y S . S P I VA C K P R O G R A M I N A P P L I E D S O C I A L R E S E A R C H A N D S O C I A L P O L I C Y
Race, Ethnicity, and the American Labor Market: What’s at Work?
A S A S E R I E S O N H O W R A C E A N D E T H N I C I T Y M AT T E R June 2005
S E R I E S B AC KG R O U N D...
Sociological Forum, Vol. 17, No. 4, December 2002 ( C 2002)
Race, Ethnicity, and Deviance: A Study of Asian and Non-Asian Adolescents in America1
Sung Joon Jang2
This study shows that Asian American adolescents commit less deviance in the form of school misbehavior than white, black, Hispanic...
The "achievement gap" refers to the variations of academic performances among classified groups of children. When studies were measured, comparisons were made of a child's development. Race and social class appeared to be two of the major variables in determining the primary reasons respons...
Race and ethnicity are important concepts and plays a great deal among our society.
Very few of us are aware of the difference between race and ethnicity. Many of us assumed that is the same definition. In Sociology this terms have a very specific and different meaning.
Race: Is your biological f...
Race Ethnicity and Education Vol. 13, No. 1, March 2010, 23–40
‘Ni de aquí ni from there’. Navigating between contexts: counter-narratives of undocumented Mexican students in the United States
Ricardo Castro-Salazara* and Carl Bagleyb
Community College, Tucson, Arizona, USA; bDu...
What is Race?
What is Ethnicity?
What is Prejudice?
What is Racism?
Introducing the ‘White Australia’ policy
From White Australia to Multiculturalism...
When scholars say, “sexual orientation is a social construction,” they are arguing that society pressures people to conform to the “norm” of being heterosexual, and that in reality people could potentially fall in love with anyone, regardless of their...
Hypothesis: Social class determines how “Asian teenagers (aged 15-17) do in GCSE rather than culture.
Culture is hard to define and operationalise between different “Asian” groups. In test after test, nationally, Chinese and Indian students show superior performance in mathematics and other...
Intersectionality: Gender, Race, and Gangs
In much of social science research, gender, race, class, and other dimensions of identity are treated as discrete variables, to be studied and measured separately. In recent years, however, feminist sociological theorists have argued that...
Does gender or sexuality affect a young person’s transition to adulthood? What is the theoretical background for your answer? Illustrate your position with examples.
In this essay there will be a discussion about whether or gender effects the transition to adulthood. There will be a brief defin...
Race and Ethnicity
Discussion about race and ethnicity has increased steadily over the last several years. Recent discussion has centered on whether the differences between race and ethnicity are necessary, damaging, or beneficial. There is also much to be said about race relations across the globe...
This topic is also well discussed in many of the standard textbooks, but a bit unevenly and a bit oddly. Thus Haralambos and Holborn (1990), or Barnard and Burgess (1996) have good sections specifically on gender and educational achievement. However, rather strangely, the section on education is tre...
Statement of the problem Female and male gender
Roles in today's society reflect on more than just what others think about the man and female role. This paper will also show how and why people think this way. At the time of conception male and female babies are influenced to act a...
Is Race Forming is a just means for providing equity in higher education?
The United States of America has always been known as a sort of "melting pot." It defined itself as a place of opportunity in which people of all religions, races and national origins could escape persec...
SUPPORT TO A RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM
An EU-funded project managed by the European Agency for Reconstruction
Implemented by: Vakakis International S.A.
in cooperation with TEAGASC/SAAMRD/ALTEC
PLAN OF ACTIONS
FOR GENDER MAINSTREAMING AND MINORITY INCLUSION
Culture is an essential part of conflict resolution. Cultures shape our perceptive, attributions, judgments, and ideas of self and other. Though cultures are powerful, they are often unconscious, influencing conflict and attempt to resolve conflict in impercible ways. Cultures are more than language...
Children belonging to ethnic minorities can be incorrectly assigned to special education
classes. The consequences are the inconsistent proportion of the ethnic group in special education.
This paper that I am writing will assess the variables that promote the over representation of minority...
GENDER MAINSTREAMING GUIDELINES IN NATIONAL POLICY FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH GENDER-RESPONSIVE NATIONAL POLICY AND PLANNING
On behalf of the National Committee for the Advancement of Women I am extremely pleased to relea...