Bevelander and Pendakur examine the variables that influence minority groups and their voting practices in Canada in their article “Social capital and voting engagement of immigrants and minorities in Canada.” Minority voting rights are nearly identical to those of the majority, and the constitution recognizes that everyone has the freedom…
After September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, America has been able to put together a sizable multinational alliance to combat terrorism (Gold, 2004). Any countries in this alliance, though, are insignificant in the war against terrorism. Furthermore, the ability of certain coalition members to combat terrorism has…
According to a 2015 USCB (U.S. Census Bureau) survey, the United States has a poverty rate of about 13.5 percent. As a means of combating poverty, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the US Census Bureau in 1960, which provides regular reports on the levels of poverty in the United States….
Dr. Beck introduces the video “World Poverty, Immigration, and Gumballs.” My first impression of the video was that it was intended to demonstrate how immigration raises the level of poverty in the United States (the host). However, after paying careful attention to the presentation, I found that Dr. Beck has…
Mohanty, C. T. (2003). “Under western eyes” revisited: feminist solidarity through anticapitalist struggles. Signs: Journal of Women in culture and Society, 28(2), 499-535. The article is a reaction to criticism and feedback, as well as misunderstandings regarding Mohanty’s introductory post, “Behind Western Eyes.” The Women Studies program has been thoroughly…
Stuart Hall refers to “The Floating Signifier” in his essay while attempting to describe the essence of prejudice. Racial disparities are still variable, hence the expression “floating” (Hay, Hall & Grossberg, 2013). The title allows readers to learn about bigotry and to be able to examine ideas in diverse ways….
Corruption is the manipulation by those in authority, and it mainly entails bribery. In this regard, it has a number of consequences on culture, including inflation and economic depreciation. Corruption exists in several facets of the government in the United States, as it does in other countries around the world….
The feminist study of Shakespeare’s Othello encourages us to judge, understand, and critique different social ideals as well as the role of women in a patriarchal society. Othello is an example of a film that illustrates patriarchal society’s standards and the showing of rights in patriarchal relationships, as well as…
Joanna Russ, a well-known feminist, wrote the novel The Female Man. The novel was written in 1970 and published in America in 1975. The book is classified as both a fantasy novel and a feminist science fiction novel. The protagonist is a feminist who used short stories, novels, and nonfiction…
Sherman Alexie’s What You Pawn I Can Reclaim is a story shared by Jackson, a homeless Spokane Indian living on the streets of Seattle. The story brings to light the truth of cultural emptiness. Living far away, learning away from home, there is a sense of being robbed of my…
Bob Dylan wrote “God on Our Side” in 1964, amid the American Civil Rights Movement. Bob Dylan wrote the song by emphasizing the conflict between residual philosophies such as patriotism and white supremacy (Dylan). The song was written during a period when latent philosophies such as racial injustice were influencing…
True, the issue of sexual offenses in America threatened to sever social ties between natives and blacks. I accept that bigotry contributed to the lynching of blacks by white women in order to shield them from sexual offenses. According to the book, “Benjamin Tillman proudly told the United States Senate…