Social Exclusion In Australia Essay

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Migrating to a new country is often a daunting task. Often people migrate in search of a better life, others for work and others are moved by force. Nevertheless migrating from one land to another land often leads this people into forming a minority. In the past these minority groups have often been treated with a poor in sense of social inclusion. However the rise of multiculturalism has forced the assimilations of many different cultures. Through multiculturalism countries like Australia have been able to demonstrate a high level of social inclusion. Other countries like the US have shown a low level of social inclusion. This is because of a paradigm set which oppresses certain ethnic groups. Migrant and minority ethnic groups often encounter many challenges many challenges when moving to a new country. Social inclusion is one of them. Migrants and minority ethnic groups are often faced with the challenge of being an outlier in what the identity of the country is. For example…show more content…
Wars against the Viet Kong and the Soviets had left quite the devastation. Through these wars quite a number of people became refugees. The main influx of refugees came from Cuba as Cubans wished to flee from Fidel Castro. This migration saw many Cubans flee Cuba and settle in Florida. This migration was quite interesting as it shows the relevance of national identity. Cubans were light skin, almost to the point of Caucasian and many also possessed the ability to speak English. This allowed from them to assimilate into the US quite easily. As they represented the ‘national identity’ of the US Cubans assimilated well into the workforce of the US. Zavodny study found that Cuban-Americans were paid only 15% less than White Americans, compare this to Hispanic and Africans Americans who earn 90% less than White Americans. The vast difference in earning power show the relevance of ‘national identity’ (Zavodny M, p.215,
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