Asian Americans have also had a drastic change in public perceptions over the years. For example, the celebrated Dr. Seuss supported Japanese American internment and created propaganda in its favor(Guo). These leads many to wonder about Asian American citizens enigmatic rise to a more respected position and what was the cost of these new stereotypes(Ocampo et. al,683). Stereotypes of East Asians, including the model minority stereotype, have a complex history and lead to negative effects both in education,socially, and in the workplace.
Many different Christian denominations are being worshipped in America today. American citizens also worship other religions, such as Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. Even though Protestant Christianity is the dominant religion in the country, many citizens do not necessarily live their lives according to these religious ideas and truths. Although religious freedom I America is such a blessing, it has certainly come away from its original foundations of being built upon the word of
Inequality of conditions means the unequal distribution of income such as job income, wealth, and resources, etc. Inequality of opportunities means the unequal distribution of life chances such as education, find the better job, etc. (Ashley Crossman, 2017). There are some social inequalities revealed in the movie “Good Will Hunting” such as inequality in education, inequality of opportunities unequal distribution of resource, wealth and power which lead to poverty and social stratification. I will analyze these aspects by using functionalist perspective and conflict perspective in this paper and identify similar situations in Hong Kong.
The social inequality is a form of differentiation, in which the separate individuals, social groups, strata, classes belong to various vertical levels of the social hierarchy and have unequal life chances and opportunities to meet the needs. Generally, inequality means that people live in conditions under which they have unequal access to scarce resources of material and spiritual consumption. ‘Inequality’ is in itself used in a connection with a number of awkward economic and social problems. Assessment According to Emile Durkheim, the French sociologist and philosopher, as well as the founder of the French sociological school and structural and functional analysis, the main cause of inequality is the need to encourage those who are better in something. All societies have different occupations that are more or less respectable than others (LaCapra).
“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal” (Aristotle). Living in a time where we inhabit a fair and peaceful democratic country, inequality is still prominent in our society. These issues range from social control, social stratification, racial or gender inequality. Social inequality occurs when recourses in a given society are disturbed unequally through norms of allocation within specific patterns, along lines of socially define categories of persons which can be manifested through income and wealth inequality, unequal access to education, cultural resources, and differential treatment by law officers among others which may contribute to social status. Social inequality is found in almost every society, it is
Inequality of class is the hierarchy arrangement with in a caste system or society that’s based on the access to such resources such as wealth, property, power and or prestige. The amount of money that is distributed among the population is an example, how the top one percent of the population holds the majority of the money. The Inequality of gender is the unequal treatment or the understanding of individuals based on their gender. The example for this is when a women or a man is denied a position in there job based on their gender. Another example of this would be the pay gap between men and women, while working the same job for the same amount of time.
The other factor that based on religion appears are not solely about religion or kin relationship, yet it truly affected by the US policy. In response to the emergence of anti-Americanism by the Arab Worlds, the US tried to fix it. Due to the high important of public perception toward its country. Some Muslim counties in Middle East, anti-Americanism remains pervasive. If there is an aid from US, the majority of Muslim countries doubt the sincerity.
Gender Inequality can be defined as allowing people different opportunities due to perceive differences based solely on issues of gender. It refers to the differences in the status, power, and prestige women and men have in groups, collectivities, and societies. It is the unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. Gender Discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual or group due to gender. Gender inequality and discrimination are generally discussed as pertaining to women, but anyone can experience gender-based inequality or discrimination.
The growing hatred towards Muslims had manifested itself socially and politically. It has reached an extent where it can be argued whether this Muslim hatred is targeted towards the religion, the nationality or simply the way of life . Allah said: O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm for Allah , witnesses in justice, and do not let the hatred of a people prevent you from being just. Be just; that is nearer to righteousness. And fear Allah; indeed, Allah is acquainted with what you do.
The central argument in this paper dwells into the idea of inequality and poverty; it begins by defining the characteristics of inequality and poverty which raises a paradox in its context. In parallel, it will suggest three policies to measure inequality and poverty. Then it illustrates on how growth affects inequality and poverty in terms of income distribution and development. Finally it will be justified why inequality and poverty is in an increasing rate and in what ways we could reduce it. Economic inequality and poverty To begin with, economic inequality is the basic dissimilarity that allows one individual certain decisions while denying an alternate individual those exceptionally same decisions.