Essays about: "american identity"

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  1. 1. Parent-Child Relations as Protective and Promotive Factors for Ethnic Minority Children Living in Relative Poverty : A systematic literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : protective and promotive factors; ethnic minority children; poverty; parent-child relations; wellbeing; childhood interventions;

    Abstract : Ethnic minority children living in relative poverty are a high-risk group for poor outcomes in all aspects of wellbeing. The relationship and interactions between child and parent are a key part of child development and a platform for providing positive experiences which can benefit a child’s wellbeing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Signifying in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Michelle Folashade Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Identity; language; autonomy; culture; spirituality; African American; signifying; power;

    Abstract : This essay discusses how language, culture and spirituality are intertwined and used as a defensive mechanism as well as an identity marker, with strong emphasis on Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Language is not just a means of communication, but an interweaving of cultural nuances and a means of establishing identity, demanding autonomy and defying powerlessness. READ MORE

  3. 3. The social determinants of Hepatitis C – a case study of the United states

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Matti Bryder; [2019]
    Keywords : health; hepatitis C; United States; african american identity; infection rates; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The social determinants of health are important to understand for the development of a world of equal opportunities in regards of life quality and length. This thesis aimed to contribute into such research using quantative methodology on Hepatitis C infection rates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Formation Within the Nation : Migration and Marginalization in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Emma Flodqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Migration; Marginalization; Nationality; Mimicry; Colonial Discourse; Race; Identity; Afropolitanism; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie;

    Abstract : Migration and its consequences are often discussed in contemporary postcolonial discussions. This topic of migration is central in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah. Adichie’s portrayal of the migrating subject has placed her in the center of the Afropolitan discussion about transnational Africans and their right to represent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kneeling Heroes, Standing Heroes: the role of identity discourses in the national anthem controversy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jesper Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : National Anthem Controversy; American Identity; External Threats; Patriotic Symbols; Culture Wars; Freedom; Security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The controversy over the national anthem protests became the latest battleground in an ongoing ´Culture war´ to define American identity. Domestic debates are where the content of common identity is negotiated, in this case the arguments made in the debate also taps into established discourses on identity. READ MORE