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    Racial Prejudice in French and British Immigration Policy FRANCE AND BRITAIN TODAY ARE SHADOWS OF THE GREAT COLONIAL EMPIRES they once dominated, yet the consequences of their imperial acquisitions continue to linger as both countries seek to moderate the immigration of persons from countries once part of vast imperial collections.  In general, there is little public concern when an immigrant hails from Canada or Australia or another ‘white’ dominion.  It’s a different reaction, however, when

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    Democracy's Biggest Fan Speaks Democracy effectively means that we, the people, get to choose who runs our country on our behalf. The role of a monarch as Head of State, embodying rule by inheritance, is, therefore, anathema to the purest concept of democracy. So, with this in mind, events in June 2003 caused a certain degree of amusement to me. Democracy 'The worst form of government-except for all the others.' Winston Churchill Increasing democracy is by far the most important

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    Backs Against the wall

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    loaded and ready to fire. As the British soldiers stood their ground there are reports for several eyewitness that the bells were rung and a call for “fire” was called out. During this period fire was a enemy fought by an entire town. At the sound of the bells, many the residence of Boston came out of their homes into King St, asking where the fire was. Of course, when they arrived they were told there was no fire, but that they were summoned because the British soldiers were harassing some of

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    as “being a member of a particular community or state” bringing with it rights and responsibilities such as paying taxes, right of abode and to vote etc. (Citizenship Foundation, 2006). The UK being a part of the European Union (EU) however makes British citizens automatic citizens of the EU as stated under the terms of the Maastricht Treaty (1993) and vice versa. Nonetheless, in an era of financial crisis and fear of terrorism, there is ongoing debate about the benefits and costs that comes with

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    the West Indies and the Indian sub continent. At this time, before the Race Legislation was introduced all these people had 'right of entry' which meant they were all free to enter the United Kingdom. This was given to them in the 1948 British Nationality Act and it was an important feature of Britain, as it showed the commonwealth was a multiracial and multicultural institution that all citizens, no matter what their race, colour or religion could come freely into Britain. Because of this

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    The Blitz Essay

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    the concluding line, “Let us, therefore, brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour’” was soon to shape the civilian response to the Blitz. Up until the late 1960’s, the widely accepted view of the Second World War was that it marked an unprecedented level of British national unity and identity. As Churchill proclaimed in his speech, standing resilient against the evil

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    immigration and citizenship has been a profound aspect of history and society. As states began to claim independence and power, the idea of controlling people and the flow of people in and out of states popularized alongside laws to assert dominance and jurisdiction. Citizenship laws have been enacted to regulate the flow of people, citizenship, residency and distribution of rights and protections. Firstly, this essay aims to argue that the restriction of Rights and revoking citizenship is used as a mechanism

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    like asylum seekers. Pehrson study suggests that prejudice may be shaped by the way which a individual defines their group. How a nation defines their nationality can be expected to determine the consequences of national identification for prejudice (Pehrson). When asylum seekers break Australian laws by arriving by boat, they are instantly viewed as law breaks in Australian citizen’s eyes. For example, a Australian citizen may define their national identification as ‘Aussie’ with all the surroundings

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    Definition of ethnicity, nationality and race are as follows; Race is a category system used to classify people into large and unique communities or categories by physiological, social, social, inherited, regional, traditional, language, spiritual, and/or social association. First used to refer to sound system of a common language and then to signify national connections, in the Seventeenth millennium, people began to use the phrase to connect with visible physical characteristics. Such use marketed

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    The world is changing. The movement of products, information, and ideas has never been easier. The globalization of technology has made acquiring such things remarkably simple, fast, and efficient. Now, products such as Coca-Cola and ideas like consumerism have seeped into places most people can’t find on a map. A consequence of this rapid expansion and dissemination of Western culture is that people see the luxurious lifestyles and glittering lights of New York, Paris, and Berlin through the monitors

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