Repatriation Essays

  • Repatriation Essay

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    However, repatriation is one aspect of international assignments that has been somehow overlooked. Most literature on international human resource management (IHRM) for the most part focuses on expatriate settlement in the host country of assignment. Not as much of the required concentration has been focused on preparing expatriates for homecoming, notwithstanding the facts regarding the complexity of settling back at home and reports that nearly all expatriates are unhappy with the repatriation process

  • Repatriation: Africa in the Horizon

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    Repatriation: Africa in the Horizon The idea of the repatriation of Blacks to Africa is a theme that runs deeply within Rastafarian beliefs. Although the concept of Ethiopia being the true and glorious home of all Blacks is imbedded in Rastafarian beliefs, the idea dates much farther back in history. Dating back to the African slave trade beginning in the eighteenth century, Ethiopianism has influenced the Black race dramatically. People such as Marcus Garvey have raised the world’s awareness

  • The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGRPA)

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    be reburied and should be studied and documented for the sake of history and a better understanding of it. After many years of looting of Native American burial sites, the Federal Government established The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) in 1990 and is the primary federal legislation pertaining to graves and human remains in archaeological contexts. It was created to protect cemeteries on federal and tribal lands, and to provide a way to return the human skeletal material

  • The Connections Between Judaism and Rastafarianism

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    status of the Blacks. The Jews and Blacks were both subjected to slavery because they were a little bit different. It was also said the first Israelites were black, being the first Jews. Another strong bond between these two groups is the belief of repatriation, which is to return to the country of origin or allegiance, being it Ethiopia (Africa) for the Rastas and Israel for the Jews. Rastafarianism also has and uses a lot of the same beliefs of the Jews. As you can see Judaism and Rastafarianism has

  • Native Americans Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

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    human remains and the field of archaeology for some time. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) protect the Native American’s rights over their human remains and cultural items. Proposed by the Morris Udall, former Congress Member for Arizona second District, NAGPRA was passed by the Congress in November 1990. The congress’ intention was to facilitate the repatriation of the Native Americans skeleton and cultural remains that were held in museums and federal agencies

  • Henry James' The Wings of the Dove

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    Anglo-Saxon, civilization . . . Henry James was a patriot to his race, and his final transfer of citizenship, though immediately called forth by his sense of America’s procrastination in the World War, was but the outward sign of a temperamental repatriation already complete.1 In fact, the outbreak of World War I was a shock for James and in July 1915 he became a British citizen in protest against the U.S.’ refusal to enter the war. He was sensitive on n... ... middle of paper ... ...elham.

  • The Holocaust: The Repatriation

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    The Repatriation The Holocaust during the years of 1993-1945, was a time of despair since it involved persecution and murder. It took many years to defeat the Nazis and rescue the few Jews that were left. After World War II, the Jews were able to to go back home. Though, their return wasn't very welcoming. Close your eyes and imagine coming back to your home and see others living in there or is no longer there. This is what the survivors of the Holocaust came to after the inhuman conditions and

  • Repatriation In Latin America

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    Repatriation is closely associated with art, history, and archaeology museums as previously stated. Museum professionals constantly debate repatriation, especially if their museum’s collection possesses foreign artifacts. Depending on proper recording keeping, a museum archive might not have an artifact’s entire provenance. Jack Green, the Deputy Director of Collections, Research, and Exhibitions at the Corning Museum of Glass and author of “Museum as Intermediaries in Repatriation, argued

  • Kennewick Man and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

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    The discovery initiated scholarly and public debate of the legal and ethical implications of anthropological study of Native American human remains. The Kennewick Man controversy has called into question the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)’s ability to balance tribal, museum, and archaeological interest in ancient human remains. Kennewick Man was found on July 28, 1996 below Lake Wallula, a section of the Columbia River, in Washington. As the owners of the land, the

  • The Pros And Cons Of Repatriation

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    Phase 4 of Repatriation: Readjustment During the readjustment phase, those who returned home from a long stint abroad often face a reverse culture shock. Similar to culture shock experienced upon arrival in the foreign country the expatriate resided in, repatriates often find themselves feeling frustrated, bored, and restless. The repatriates may feel isolated and depressed, and may realize changes to their goals and attitudes when compared to how they felt before they went abroad (USAC n.d.). Companies

  • Repatriation Case Study

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    activities and practices of repatriation (see Figure 6). The Figure illustrates well that the preparation for repatriation does not begin when the termination of the assignment is getting closer, but rather – and in best cases – already pre-departure. Figure 6. Repatriation activities and practices Source: Dowling, et al., International Human Resource Management, 2013, pp. 190 Cultural shock upon expatriation

  • Persuasive Essay On Mexican Immigration

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    States, which are largely similar to the 1930’s repatriation movement. His policy on Mexican immigration states, “The influx of foreign workers holds down salaries, keeps unemployment high, and makes it difficult for poor and working class Americans… to earn a middle class wage.” This is almost identical to a claim that was made during the Great Depression, and his plans for solving the crisis are also identical to the efforts made during the Repatriation; welfare refusal to immigrant families, job denial

  • To What Extent Was Black Repatriation Of Liberated Africa

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    epatriation of liberated Africans. Thomas Peters lead approximately twelve hundred slaves free blacks from Nova Scotia to Sierra Leone where Freetown was founded. Freetown then became the base for the British West African Slave Squadron which patrolled West African coast to enforce abolition treaties signed by several powers. By mid century there were seventy thousand African repatriates in Sierra Leone. According to Harris, “Although the liberated Africans did receive government food rations by

  • A Time For Gathering Analysis

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    The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is a conventional museum that has a blemished history with Native American communities. Located on the campus of the University of Washington, it is the oldest museum in the state. The Burke was opened in 1899 and serves as the official museum of the state of Washington. Visitors to the ‘About’ page of the museum website are greeted with an assertion that “the Burke recognizes that the museum sits on traditional indigenous lands. The Burke holds deep

  • The Kennewick Man and NAGPRA

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    Kennewick, Washington, did not expect to find one of the oldest complete skeletal remains in the world. While, Kennewick man has gained considerable notoriety, debates have grown over the application of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and whether the Native Americans or Archaeologists have the rights to the body. As soon as the body was found it was studied by anthropologist James Chatters and he discovered “that the skull had characteristics unlike those of modern

  • Origins and Evolution of Rastafarian Ideology

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    Throughout Rastafari: Roots and Ideology, Barry Chevannes traces the beginnings of the Rastafari movements and the movements that gave birth to Rastafarian ideology, through both historical perspectives and through the narratives of those people closely associated with these movements. He begins laying out the groundwork of the Rastafarian movement at the slave trade, which gave rise to the institutionalization of racism and the subordination of black people in the “New World.” This racism, and its

  • Argumentative Essay On Somali Refugees

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    return will most likely be those raised in Somalia pre-governmental collapse. Somali refugees raised in Somalia post-governmental collapse and in the refugee camps will be the minority of those who volunteer to repatriate. Efforts to advertise repatriation should be directed at those who were raised in Somalia pre-governmental collapse because they are most predisposed to make the risky decision to return. Another

  • Migrant Workers During The Great Depression

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    or they did not have enough money (“The Harvest Gypsies”). They also had to sleep in one room and one story shacks that had no plumbing or electricity and basically had to pay half their daily wages just to stay there (“ Depression Era: 1930s: Repatriation

  • The Un's Role In The Korean War

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    Archives and Records Management (UNARM) in the New York City, NY. This open-access archive preserves the unpublished documents of the UN since its establishment in 1945. I plan to use the sources in this archive to investigate the UN’s role in the repatriation of U.S. soldiers’ remains from North Korea. Although the Korean War is always regarded as a conflict between the U.S. and China in support of South and North Korea respectively, the U.S. Armed Forces actually intervened in this war on behalf of

  • The Kohinoor Diamond

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    For the past sixty-seven years, the citizens of India have embraced their country’s independence all the while seeking to regain their past. Prior to this renewed sense of freedom, India had belonged to the British Empire. From 1858 to 1947, the British government claimed India and its inhabitants as a colonial possession. Before the British Empire laid claim to the vastness of India, the British East India Company helped to oversee the transfer of the Kohinoor Diamond from the Sikh Empire to their