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Programs or policies that seek to rectify the effects of past discrimination by increasing representation and ensuring equal opportunity for any previously disadvantaged group (page 237)
A pattern of relations between ethnic or racial groups in which the minority group is absorbed into the mainstream or dominant group, making society more homogenous (page 239)
the process by which racial or ethnic groups are absorbed into the dominant group by adopting the dominant group's culture (page 242)
A system by which a society ranks categoeries of people in a hierarchy. Good - Better - Best
1st - It's a trade of society, not a reflection of individual differences Example: Is not that rich people like BMW more then poor people.
2nd - It carries over from generation to generation. Most people stay in the same social position as their parents.
Southern and Eastern European immigrants who arrived in the United States in a great wave between 1880-1920.
Third class accommodations on a steamship, which were usually overcrowded and dirty.
An island in New York Harbor that served as an immigration station for millions of immigrants arriving to the US.
Aggressive pressure or intimidation
The person who attacks someone online
Bullying through Internet applications and technologies such as instant messaging (IM), social networking sites, and cell phones
W. E. B. Du Bois advocated the leadership of Blacks to be spearheaded by the
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s approach included all of the following EXCEPT
The conscious experience of a negative discrepancy between legitimate expectations and present actualities is called
The abuse of a person or group because of their beliefs or appearance.
Immigration processing center on the east coast that open in New York Harbor in 1892 to process Europeans coming to America.
immigrant processing station on the west coast that opened in San Francisco Bay in 1910 to process Asians coming to America.
uterus is fully elevated, inner 2/3 of vagina distends and lengthens further, clitoris retracts under foreskin, outer 1/3 of vagina and labia minora swell- orgasmic platform forms
wavelike contractions of utereus, muscular contractions of outer 1/3 of vagina and anus
a sensitive area in the inner front wall of the vagina that when stimulated may promote orgasm
calls for organized public intervention only when the resources of family and the market place break down
services that are restricted to only those who can demonstrate proven need
the biological characteristics with which we were born Chromosomes, anatomy, hormones
learned attitudes and behaviors that characterize people of one sex or the other Based on social and cultural expectations
a perception of self as either male or female
The assignment has a focus to achieve Learning Outcome 1 for this module, which is the strategic management aspects, and provides an opportunity to evidence a level of understanding with regard to some of the tools and methods covered in the lectures. For the specific requirements check Assignment 1 brief.
All reports must be uploaded to the Moodle page of the module by Friday 25 October, 11.55 pm.
The assignment has a focus to achieve Learning Outcome 2. You are asked to research and evaluate the effectiveness of KPIs as management tools implemented to improve and enhance Health & Safety, the Environment and the application of new technologies within the Construction Industry. For the specific requirements check Assignment 2 brief.
Signed into law by LBJ, this was a landmark piece of legislation in the US that outlawed major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women, including racial segregation.
Governor of Alabama who favored segregation during the Civil Rights movement. He became nationally infamous when he stood in front of the doors of the University of Alabama to keep African-Americans from enrolling. He survived being shot, and ran for president in 1968, winning five southern states.
Governor of Georgia who became famous during the Civil Rights movement because he favored segregation and refused to serve African Americans in his restaurant.