Affirmative Action Laws: Are They Fair? PHI 103 Dr. LaCasta-Revell June 4, 2010 Affirmative Action Laws: Are They Fair? In an ideal society, race and gender should not be used as the determining factors when considering admission to universities, hiring, or government contracts, but racism and oppression have frequently described the minority experience in the United States. Affirmative action recognizes that in order to put an end to racist practices, race must be taken into account. Affirmative action policies attempt to counterbalance discrimination against women and minorities in employment and education, and give disadvantaged minorities a boost.
M. (2010, February 9). Marijuana classes are on a roll (web site 07347456). Retrieved from KU library: http://web.ebscohost.com.kaplan.uah.edu/ehost/detail?vid=1&hid=109&sid=083e88de-2fb2-44a6-8478-203fe7d58036%40sessionmgr111&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=aph&AN=J0E010681466110 Wood, D. B. (2009, July26). Test for California’s pot economy (Article 08827729).
Marital quality in interracial relationships. Journal of Family Issues, 28(12), 1538-1552. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192513X07304466 Fu, V. K. and Wolfinger, N. H. (2011), Broken Boundaries or Broken Marriages? Racial Intermarriage and Divorce in the United States. Social Science Quarterly, 92: 1096–1117. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2011.00809.x Zhang, Y., & Van Hook, J.
It is not rational to believe that being "color-blind" aids racism and our country is in a post racial space. "For example, critical multi- cultural education brings the significance of race to the fore in its analysis of social relations (Ladson-Billings, 1997), whereas liberal discourses tend to disguise racial inequality by employing the rhetoric of equal opportunity and fair treatment. Looking at race critically is the only way to closely analyze the way it effects American society. Talking about race liberally does nothing more than avoid the real problem. Recent tragedies rooted in racism, such as school shootings, mass incarceration of blacks, and the widening gap of income inequality prove that America is far from post racial attitudes.
(2007, September). Turning the tide? why development will not stop migration. Development and Change, 38(5), 819-41. Retrieved December 4, 2011 from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/ehost/results?sid=9776f3a4-63e8-4caa-99ab-930360f2979e%40sessionmgr112&vid=2&hid=105&bquery=(AIDS+AND+"%3bin"%3b+AND+america)&bdata=JmRiPTI3aCZkYj1hOWgmZGI9YXdoJmRiPWFobCZkYj1xYmgmZGI9YnRoJmRi PXJ6aCZkYj11ZmgmZGI9aTNoJmRiPWVvaCZkYj1laGgmZGI9MjBoJmRiPTI2 aCZkYj04Z2gmZGI9aGpoJmRiPTIyaCZkYj10c2gmZGI9ZjVoJmRiPW1uaCZk Yj1uMmgmZGI9dGZoJmRiPTIxaCZkYj1id2gmZGI9ZTZoJmRiPWUwaCZkYj1z aWgmY2xpMD1GVCZjbHYwPVkmY2xpMT1SViZjbHYxPVkmdHlwZT0wJnNpdGU9 ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d Hale, C. (2011).
“Imagination… can lead to moral clarification.”(1) Savant believes that we must try to imagine why an illegal immigrant chooses to come illegally before we make a judgment call. He goes on to tell two stories of two different, yet similar illegal immigrants and their (though illegal choice) morally correct choice. He closes in stating that “The survival and growth of our own civilization may well depend upon our imagining better.”(2). In other words, to achieve a better society we must imagine a better society. What Savant fails to provide in his article though, is both sides of immigration.
RACISM AND ETHNICITY QUESTION: TO WHAT EXTENT AND HOW DOES INSTITUTIONAL RACISM OPERATE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING, POLICING, SCHOOLING, HOUSING/URBAN REGENRATGION THE MASS MEDIA. The principle aim of this essay is to explain the impact of institutional racism and to what extent it operates in policing in UK. Racism is any negative actions or words that are aimed at demeaning other people denying them opportunities base on their racial background. The believe that other people have superior traits than other has led to the rise of racism in the society and that includes United Kingdom (Muji & Solomon, 2010). Institutional racism ensures that people of different races receive different treatment and opportunities in public services within the society and it also denied other things such as benefits, rewards that other individual might be entitle to in normal cases.
It further goes on to say that immigration would affect both aggregate demand and supply levels of the economy. The article shows the different ways migrants would affect different areas such as labour supply, job search, capital stock, technology and so on. According to the author, inflow of migrants would definitely increase the level of demand and supply in the economy. It would also boost consumption levels which would in turn increase production levels. The article suggests that the key point to be considered is whether migration would add to the inflationary pressure in the economy.
Analysis On Bilingual Ballots George Wills’ “Bilingual Ballots Mock Our System” first appeared in a news article from The Washington Post. In this essay, Wills’ aims to state his opinion as to why bilingual ballots should be prohibited and done away with. He intends to persuade the reader that the United States rules of law and that our countries national identity is becoming “attenuated” by illegal immigration. That these bilingual ballots are bypassing our federal laws and in a way, these ballots are influencing illegal immigration. Wills’ claims that the federal government's chief law enforcement official might need a refresher course on federal law pertaining to legal immigrants.
(2008). Employer adoption of evidence-based chronic disease prevention practices: a pilot study. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from http://www.cdc.gov/PCD/issues/2008/jul/07_0070.htm Geyman, J.P. (2005). Myths and memes about single-payer health insurance in the United States: a rebuttal to conservative claims. International Journal of Health Services, 35(1), p. 63–90.