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Anthropology: Ageism in the United Kingdom and its Effects on Society

Ageism is the most prevalent form of discrimination in the United Kingdom (Centre for Ageing Better, 2021). One in three people in the UK report experiencing age prejudice or age discrimination. Older people are seen as less competent and even … Continue reading Anthropology: Ageism in the United Kingdom and its Effects on Society

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Anthropology: The Stigma of Homelessness in Australia and its Effects on Society

Homelessness is a troubling social issue concerning the number of people who are homeless. These people are unanchored and detached from society with minimal stability or security. Importantly, homelessness is more than not having a house; it’s also about not … Continue reading Anthropology: The Stigma of Homelessness in Australia and its Effects on Society

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Anthropology: Caste Versus Class in the Social Hierarchies of Ancient India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

Today, the concepts of oppression and social inequality are typically regarded as scourges. Some may picture recent extremist groups such as the Taliban or even the Ku Klux Klan in tandem with the idea of social stratification, but the truth … Continue reading Anthropology: Caste Versus Class in the Social Hierarchies of Ancient India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

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Anthropology: Growth of Multi Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in South Korea as a Result of Foreign Residents

A Changing South Korea What’s the first country that comes to your mind when you hear the words “mixed race?” For most people, the United States is at the top of the list. The U.S. is famously referred to as … Continue reading Anthropology: Growth of Multi Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in South Korea as a Result of Foreign Residents

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Anthropology: The Historical Discrimination of Native Americans

Throughout history, colonialism has had a significant  role in the conflict that shapes entire nations. The debris of colonial structures and power dynamics still remain strong foundations for many countries today. In the United States, this is seen through the … Continue reading Anthropology: The Historical Discrimination of Native Americans

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Discrimination Against East Asians in the UK Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only brought human and economic losses to the world but, also an increase in several forms of discrimination against many ethnic groups. Ethnicities from the East Asian and South-East Asian (ESEA) community were those among … Continue reading Discrimination Against East Asians in the UK Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic