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  • sociologists
  • Some sociologists have criticised the concept of "minority/majority", arguing this language excludes or neglects changing or unstable cultural identities, as well as cultural affiliations across national boundaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • racial and ethnic groups
  • The report, which examined college completion rates and affordability, as well as other data, found completion rates differing significantly between racial and ethnic groups, with 66 percent of Asian American college students and 51 percent of white students graduating within six years, but only 45 percent of black students and 37 percent of Native American students managing the same. (statesmanjournal.com)
  • The report breaks down buying power by both racial and ethnic groups as well as by states and territories. (uga.edu)
  • one's
  • The foregoingcases all assume that the paerson believes in equal opportunities forall in the sense that one's group affiliation should not affect hisrole in the larger society. (pfeiffer.edu)
  • colleges
  • Minority groups still face barriers in paying for and completing degrees at Oregon's public colleges and universities, amid overall mixed results for college students and graduating high school seniors, according to a new state report. (statesmanjournal.com)
  • The signatories to the letter include higher education associations like the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, unions like the American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors, and consumer groups such as the National Consumer Law Center and Public Citizen. (insidehighered.com)
  • But it may be most notable for the large number of minority advocacy groups represented, since advocates for for-profit colleges have lined up numerous minority lawmakers and business groups to laud the institutions' success in educating black and Latino students. (insidehighered.com)
  • She authored the Mason Miller Report, an evaluation of minorities and higher education, which became the model for analyzing participation of minorities in colleges and universities throughout Michigan, leading to a state bi-lingual education law. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1976, Vorhauer authored the Mason Miller Report, an evaluation of minorities and higher education, which became the model for analyzing participation of minorities in colleges and universities throughout Michigan. (wikipedia.org)
  • subjective
  • A person who on the basis of his group affiliation isdenied full participation in those opportunities which the valuesystem of his culture extends to all members of the society satisfiesthe objective criterion, but there are various circumstances whichmay prevent him from fulfilling the subjective criterion. (pfeiffer.edu)
  • whites
  • Nicaraguan demographics reflected a different composition prior to the Sandinista revolution of 1979 since most of the migration during the years that followed were primarily of upper or middle class Nicaraguans, a group primarily made up of whites. (wikipedia.org)
  • advocacy
  • She founded Mujeres Unidas de Michigan as an advocacy group for Spanish-speaking women and as a result of their activism the group sent six delegates to the 1977 National Women's Conference, which was a part of the UN International Women's Year programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1975, after attending a statewide conference for Latina women, Vorhauer founded Mujeres Unidas de Michigan (MUM) (United Women of Michigan) as an advocacy group to support women, and was elected its chair in 1978. (wikipedia.org)
  • communal
  • United Peoples Party leader Mick Beddoes expressed concern that electoral officials were encouraging members of minority communities to register on the Fijian communal roll, and were failing to provide them with the necessary forms to enroll as General Electors. (wikipedia.org)
  • communities
  • The areas the CRE will monitor have not been finalised but Johnson said they could include how PCTs were involving ethnic minority communities in their planning, user experience of services, and how carers and families are included in decision making. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • practices
  • The letter from 38 groups cites a series of practices in which 'some' career education programs have deceptively recruited students, inflated and falsely reported job placement statistics, and buried students in debt, and urges the administration not to back away from its tough but 'common sense' regulation. (insidehighered.com)
  • members
  • it is also subjectively applied by its members, who may use their status as the basis of group identity or solidarity . (wikipedia.org)
  • It seems extremely difficult (if not impossible) for a member of the majority group to properly understand what members of a minority group experience. (coker.com.au)
  • Staff Director of the Commission William L. Taylor emphasizes the improper use of employment testing greatly undermines 'the goal of providing equal employment opportunities for minority group members. (thekingcenter.org)
  • News
  • Contrary to published reports, News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group says it doesn't have a deal to sell four TV stations to a New York-based minority group. (broadcastingcable.com)
  • The Good News Club was the plaintiff in Good News Club v. Milford Central School, 533 U.S. 98 (2001), which held that the club was entitled to the same access as other groups, like the Boy Scouts, to provide after-school programs designed to promote "moral and character development" to Milford School's elementary children. (wikipedia.org)
  • national
  • The term national minority is often used to discuss minority groups in international and national politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report provides national buying power estimates for seven selected groups of Hispanic consumers, with Mexican-Americans representing the largest group and accounting for $797 billion worth of buying power, followed by Puerto Ricans, who account for $146 billion. (uga.edu)
  • Rule
  • A broad coalition of student, consumer and minority groups on Wednesday exhorted President Obama to issue a 'strong and enforceable' rule aimed at ensuring that vocational programs prepare their students for 'gainful employment. (insidehighered.com)
  • Legal cases taken up by MRG are done in view of promoting and protecting minority rights, strengthening the rule of law and contributing to conflict prevention around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • status
  • The language of minority rights , is often used to discuss laws designed to protect minority groups from discrimination and afford them equal social status to the dominant group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joe Feagin , states that a minority group has five characteristics: (1) suffering discrimination and subordination, (2) physical and/or cultural traits that set them apart, and which are disapproved by the dominant group, (3) a shared sense of collective identity and common burdens, (4) socially shared rules about who belongs and who does not determine minority status, and (5) tendency to marry within the group. (wikipedia.org)
  • If involved in a debate with someone you really dislike it doesn't seem like a good strategy to start a meta-discussion about whether they should regard one of your statements as being unreasonably offensive (regarding minority group status) as opposed to the level of offense that is acceptable in debate (something like "that's the most ridiculous argument I've ever heard" may offend the recipient but is not inherently unreasonable). (coker.com.au)
  • Although the term "minority group" is inapplicable toboth types, the term "minority group status" may be substituted. (pfeiffer.edu)
  • investigate
  • This survey of minority groups was part of a larger project to investigate the patterns, predictors, and consequences of midlife development in the areas of physical health, psychological well-being, and social responsibility. (umich.edu)
  • given
  • All minorities were given the same rate of pay. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ego-defense mechanism of projection occurs as indicated when that person avoids self-reference of the anxiety-producing id impulse, by displaying them onto "inferior" minority groups in the given culture (projectivity), with associated beliefs that are highly evaluative (power and toughness), and rigid (stereotypy). (wikipedia.org)
  • black
  • So, the first group of enslaved Africans to arrive at the Ozama River were not Piezas de Indias purchased from the Portuguese traders, but a select group of seasoned Black Ladinos. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • For example, African-American buying power, estimated at $1.2 trillion in 2016, will grow to $1.5 trillion by 2021, making it the largest racial minority consumer market. (uga.edu)
  • discrimination
  • Indeed for the present discussion Ihave adopted his definition: "A minority group is any group of peoplewho because of their physical or cultural characteristics, aresingled out from the others in the society in which they live fordifferential and unequal treatment, and who therefore regardthemselves as objects of collective discrimination. (pfeiffer.edu)
  • Center
  • Published by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the report estimates the nation's total buying power reached $13.9 trillion in 2016 and predicts it will hit $16.6 trillion by 2021,with minority groups making the fastest gains. (uga.edu)
  • however
  • However, the epidemiology analysis of AMD in Chinese Tujia ethnic minority group and its potential pathogenic mechanism had not been reported. (springer.com)
  • However encouraging minority voters to register as Fijians and not having a General Registration form for them to fill in when visiting their homes and only using a Fijian and Indian registration form, is unusual to say the least. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the director of Sage Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Dr. Clarence G. Salsbury, made a calculated decision to maintain a nursing training program solely for minority students. (wikipedia.org)
  • race
  • The United States invaded Europe to fight against Hitler's Nazi regime and its idea that there is an Aryan master or superior race, while perpetuating racism at home, some minorities believed. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • This decision, made at a time when public education was actively segregated and minority children were refused entry to white schools, provides a unique and different insight into the doctrine of separate but equal educational opportunities. (wikipedia.org)
  • situation
  • Many veterans, having learned organizational skills, and become more alert to the nationwide situation of their group, became active in civil rights activities after the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • Conducted in Chicago and New York City, the survey was designed to assess the well-being of middle-aged, urban, ethnic minority adults living in both hyper-segregated neighborhoods and in areas with lower concentrations of minorities. (umich.edu)
  • college
  • That's just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy Report from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. (uga.edu)
  • higher
  • After the war, minority youth, especially those who had served, found easier acceptance into higher education everywhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Done
  • If a member of a minority group claims that you have just offended them then it seems most reasonable to have the default assumption be that you have said or done something which is actually offensive. (coker.com.au)
  • report
  • Some groups in the report were as much as 40 percent less likely to graduate, and others were more likely to report financial difficulties. (statesmanjournal.com)
  • specific
  • Due to the relative isolation of mountain, this ethnic minority group may have its own specific genome. (springer.com)
  • citation needed] These researchers' most noteworthy measurement for authoritarianism is the "F-scale", designed to tap a set of beliefs thought to be associated with authoritarianism without the need for specific out-groups indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • As such, the term historically excluded groups (HEGs) is often similarly used to highlight the role of historical oppression and domination, and how this results in the underrepresentation of particular groups in various areas of social life. (wikipedia.org)
  • In defining the term "minority group," the presence ofdiscrimination is the identifying factor. (pfeiffer.edu)
  • reasons
  • Minority buying power is growing at a faster pace than the white consumer market for a number of reasons, such as demographics, increases in educational attainment and entrepreneurial activity. (uga.edu)
  • Ethnic minorities gave many patriotic reasons for wanting to participate in the War effort. (wikipedia.org)