Racial and Ethnic Relations Essay by Master Researcher

Racial and Ethnic Relations
A discussion on racial and ethnic relations in America.
# 88012 | 1,350 words | 2 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (North American) , Ethnic Studies (North American)

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This paper answers two questions on racial and ethnic relations. Firstly, whether assimilation is realistic or desirable for immigrant groups who have arrived since 1965. Secondly the rank and order of race, ethnicity, nativity, class are analyzed in terms of their relative importance in shaping one's life chances, in relation to American society.

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"This is a truth that should certainly have been learned in a society like that of the United States, where everyone but the Indians came from somewhere else and had to become accepted in the society that was being built (only the Indians were already here, and even they migrated at some point in the past across the Bering Strait). Yet, American society has continued to treat each new group that has arrived as interlopers. Discrimination has been used against nearly every new group--the Irish, the Jewish, Catholics, Hispanics, and blacks, among others. Group after group has managed to become ..."

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