Essays about: "Ethnic minority"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 essays containing the words Ethnic minority.

  1. 1. Biased While Betting on Bernie? A cross-sectional and panel data analysis of prediction error in U.S. election prediction markets from 2015 to 2020

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Evans; [2021]
    Keywords : prediction markets; political science; behavioral economics; U.S. elections; bias;

    Abstract : A consensus seems to have emerged that political prediction markets can lose predictive power when certain efficiency criteria are not met. With a cross-sectional dataset of 570 prediction markets about U.S. elections and a panel dataset with 6,465 days of trading from PredictIt. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Prejudice and Discrimination of the Somali Minority Groups : The Image Of The Other As An Enemy

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Abdihakim Barre Warsame; [2020]
    Keywords : Enemy Images; Challenges; Minorities; Majorities; Clans;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the mechanisms of discrimination, othering, prejudice and enemy imaging work in conflict and non-conflict zones. The study further explored if the informants stories differ when in conflict zones. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethnic Minorities’ Heritage and Archaeological Resources Management : Roma people in Sweden since 1999

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Wing Kwan Wong; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethnic minorities; Sweden; Roma people; Swedish travellers; Archaeology resources management; Heritage management; Etniska minoriteter; Sverige; romer; Resandefolket; arkeologiska resurs förvaltning; kulturarvs förvaltning;

    Abstract : At the end of 1999, the Swedish government adopted two European Union conventions to protect ethnic minorities, and Roma people were recognized as a national ethnic minority of Sweden. Approaching the 20th year mark after the recognition, this research aims to develop an in-depth and inclusive database for Roma people’s heritage and archaeological resources management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-border Unity or Fragmentation of the Kurds - A Qualitative Content Analysis on the KRG’s and the PYD’s Views on National Identity and Statehood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Maral Afsharian; [2020]
    Keywords : Kurds; KRG; PYD; Statehood; Independence; National Identity; Kurdistan. Kurder; statsskap; självständighet; nationell identitet; Kurdistan.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Med en befolkning på cirka 30 miljoner människor är kurderna den fjärde största etniska gruppen i Mellanöstern. Trots detta har kurderna inte sin egen självständiga stat vilket gör dem till en minoritetsgrupp i Turkiet, Irak, Iran och Syrien. READ MORE