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  • Hateful Of White People
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    In the United States, the protest has always been an important tool of democracy, a way for the minority to let itself be heard. Take the Civil Rights movement. Today's race relations are better than they were fifty years ago because a relatively small group of people convinced enough of the country that racism was a disease that would kill everything that made America special. These people were following in the footsteps of an earlier generation. Long before Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X...
  • Equality For Race In Society
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    Equality exists in many contexts. It can exist in the political level; individuals have the same rights under the law. It can exist in a social level, between categories of people, for example gender, or race. It can even exist on an individual level, as to how each person is treated. Equality cannot be confined to simply equal opportunities for all; for an equal and fair process is still equality. An equal and fair result is also equality. At each of the different level, equality shifts from be...
  • Ideas Of Equality And Liberty
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    "Socialism is primarily concerned with equality, not liberty". Discuss. Socialism is an ideology that covers many diverse and divergent ideas and theories. It is therefore very difficult to define it as one ideology in particular. This is an important point because the question is a definitive statement about what socialism is. In fact, it is well summed up by Anthony Wright who wrote "There is no shortage of available definitions of what socialism is, but there is a shortage of agreed definitio...
  • Equal Political Opportunities For Women In America
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    AP American History 12/13/2004 Women's Role in Society During the early 1800's women were stuck in the Cult of Domesticity. Women had been issued roles as the moral keepers for societies as well as the nonworking house-wives for families. Also, women were considered unequal to their male companions legally and socially. However, women's efforts during the 1800's were effective in challenging traditional intellectual, social, economical, and political attitudes about a women's place in society. T...
  • Race As A Factor In Social Mobility
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    Social Mobility in the United States Abstract: The focus of this paper will be social mobility in America. My expected findings were that upward social mobility is declining in America, social mobility depends on race, income, mother and father occupation, and ethnicity. The method of research that I used was literature review. I found that 1) upward social mobility is more likely for a white individual than a black individual 2) upward social mobility among the lower classes is decreasing and d...
  • Ideas Of Equality And Liberty
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    The socialist tradition is one of opposition to the capitalist idea of competition amongst individuals in the name of personal gain. Babeuf also went on to say, "Society must be made to operate in such a way that it eradicates once and for all the desire of man to become richer, wiser and more powerful than others". This has led commentators to claim that equality is the key socialist view of society because it seeks to replace the inequality of the capitalist society with an equal social struct...
  • Socialism Unlike Communism
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    Socialism is in the greatest intrest of the public. It calls workers to unite for a better community. This gives them a better work ethic. An early socialist said, "From each according to his ability, to each according to his need". This is a very accurate summary of the basis of socialism. Everyone gives what they can and gets what they need. In a socialist economy, life security is guaranteed. For example, if you are handicapped and can't make enough money to feed and clothe your family, the c...
  • Fundamental Consistencies Within Various Feminist Ideologies
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    IS THERE ANY CONSISTENCY AMONG THE VARIOUS FEMINISM OR IS FEMINISM INCOHERENT Without fear of contradiction one can successfully collate the feminist philosophy, both as a progressively forward-looking movement, and an evolving, multitude of openly pro-feminine theories. Indeed 'core feminist theory' dictates, that feminism should persist in the sole pursuit of "equality, amongst men and women, on political, economic, and social grounds". This essay hopes to carefully outline the historical back...
  • China's Constitution Guarantees Gender Equality
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    "Women in China- Then and Now" Traditionally, the family has been the most important unit of Chinese society, and holds true till today. Over the last couple of years or so, new definitions of women's roles have been formed as many Chinese women have received higher education, have joined the work force, begun to compete with men, and become financially independent. Confucianism and the Communist movement greatly influenced the role of women and the family structure in China. Classical literatur...
  • Anarchism To Many People
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    Anarchy Anarchy Anarchism seems to be defined many ways by many different sources. Most dictionary definitions define anarchism as the absence of government. A leading modern dictionary, Webster's Third International Dictionary, defines anarchism briefly but accurately as, "a political theory opposed to all forms of government and governmental restraint and advocating voluntary cooperation and free association of individuals and groups in order to satisfy their needs". Other dictionaries describ...
  • Growing Dominance Of The Social Mobility Goals
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    Purposes of Schooling Essay Labaree examines the competing ideological traditions that have fought for dominance in our public schools since the nineteenth century and considers the social consequences when certification and degrees become more important than the acquisition of knowledge. He argues that the central problems with education are not pedagogical, organizational, social or cultural in nature but are fundamentally political. He identifies three prominent educational goals that at time...
  • France's Old Political Social Order
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    The French Revolution is a turning point in history, where the traditional social and political structures gave way to new forces and ideas of liberty, equality and fraternity. France provided crucial assistance in the American Revolution that launched the United States as an independent republic. Many French officers who served in the American Revolution arrived home exhilarated by the ideals of liberty and equality that they saw in the New World. The Revolution had helped to foster the idea of...
  • Dominant Cultures Of The Islamic Countries
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    One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. No biological, psychological or economic fate determines the figure that the human female presents in society; it is civilization as a whole that produces the creature, intermediate between male and eunuch, which is described as feminine. In the early years of her age a female child, like male children exists only for herself and is hardly aware of the fact that as an adult she would be sexually differentiated. It is not until when she grows up and i...
  • Social Equality Of Minorities
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    "All Hail to the NAACP' All hail to the to the NAACP- making sure equality is enforced, and social injustice does not prevail. "Founded in 1909 in New York, by a group of black and white citizens in order to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of minority group citizens of the United States and eliminate racial prejudice. The NAACP seeks to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic process. ' (web) This may be true; however, I seem, too often, t...

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