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    stereotypes set forth by society. We often tend to forget the importance and the values that a culturally diverse US brings forth. Instead of poking fun of other ethnic backgrounds and culturally diverse groups we can learn from them. The US continues to grow more and more due to immigration. The numerous amounts of different cultures, ethnic backgrounds, religions, and beliefs all make up what we know as the “melting pot” in which we live. It is common to fear the unknown. This is what gives birth

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    Accounting Theory

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    future of accounting and there would have never been a past. Accounting is left open to interpretation to those who need to view the information. Many different people look at accounting information, many different cultures, organizations and ethnic groups use this information for different reasons. To make accounting scientific based makes it one set or rules, a set of laws to follow by. If you held a gun to a scientist and said make the speed of light faster he could not change the speed of light

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    (Hegre/Sambanis 2006). Examining this contradictory role of political institutions, Schneider/Wiesehomeier (2008: 184) state that, in general, institutions help to reduce conflict, but that this positive effect might be weakened by certain forms of ethnic diversity, namely by polarization, fractionalization, and dominance. They find that the impact of the three diversity indicators on the outbreak of civil war varies across different types of political regimes (ibid.: 199). In addition, Schneider/Wiesehomeier

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    of this thought process. As I read this rubric about this paper the one thought I kept thinking about is, what about the people within these racial and ethnic groups that have disabilities? My own experiences because of my disabilities and the conversations I have had with others have made me ponder how each culture treats the members of their groups who have a disability. I have white privilege and yet I am considered a minority within my culture. History has shown me that if I had been born at any

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    In Cornell and Harmann’s work (1998), they point out how often these racial categories have changed, allowing new groups to enter and exit each classification with the only fixed truth being that being classified as white was better than being classified as non-white (p. 26). Prior to 1965, a year that introduced new immigration policies, the United States tried to

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    has some sort of dreams and or goals. Although in life everyone has dreams and goals, there are obviously more struggles for some ethnic groups than for others. The poem, "Dream Deferred," by Langston Hughes, is one man's expression of his dreams during a difficult time period. As a black man in a time period where African-Americans were considered an inferior group of people,dreams and goals would have been difficult to realize. Langston Hughes aptly expresses his frustrations in his poem, "Dream

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    Diversity Within Organizations

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    perception of age, gender, personality and ethnic types of diversity and demographic characteristics and differences. Age Characteristics With the fact that today’s workplace has individuals that vary in age, most employees can be placed into one of 4 categories: Mature, Baby Boomer, Generation X’ers and Millenials. The members of each group, based on age, are generally easy to identify; however definitely have different characteristics. The Mature group consists of people born prior to 1946

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    considerable interest in the educational performance of ethnic minorities. A number of studies have been carried on this issue, a common example is the government - sponsored Swann Committee report Education for all. This report carries out research on different aspect on educational performance, and one aspect that stands out form all is, racism in school. Although the precise findings of studies have varied, most have found that, overall, ethnic minorities (blacks, Asians and other nationalities)

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    STATES” by Karen I. Blu is an exceptional work that clearly expounds on the racial and ethnic groups especially in America. Racial and ethnic groupings are gradually becoming popular in the public arena, in which people are shifting their focus on classifying other people on the basis of racial groupings to rather classifying them on the basis of ethnicity. Moreover, race grouping is slowly submerging into ethnic grouping with Black activism being the role player in this (Blu, 1979). The following

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    An Exploration of Racism

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    matter who you are, where you live, what job you work in, you are bound to have at least witnessed racism once in your lifetime; because racism is everywhere. Racism has existed for centuries, but during the last two hundred years hatred toward ethnic minorities has increased. The prejudice against black people dates a long way back into the history of the ancestors of the present day blacks and when the first came to the USA, as slaves. Although slavery was abolished black people were still

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