Introduction to collecting data on ethnic group, religion and national identity Collecting data on ethnic group, religion and national identity can be complex because of the subjective and multifaceted nature of the concepts. Membership to each of the concepts is something that is self-defined and subjectively meaningful to an individual. However these concepts are measured, in particular, ethnic group and national identity, they tend to evolve in the context of social and political attitudes or developments. Its content is based on the recently published GSS harmonised standards on ethnic groupnational identity and religionwhich recommend a harmonised approach in the data collection process to allow consistency and comparability of statistical outputs across GB and the UK.
Five images of the Filipino settlement at Saint Malo, Louisiana As Asian Americans originate from many different countries, each population has its own unique immigration history.
Many settled and married Hawaiian women. Most Chinese, Korean and Japanese immigrants in Hawaii arrived in the 19th century as laborers to work on sugar plantations.
Bythe number of Chinese immigrants in San Francisco had jumped to more than 20, Ineligibility for citizenship prevented Asian immigrants from accessing a variety of rights such as voting. United States and United States v.
Bhagat Singh Thindthe Supreme Court upheld the racial qualification for citizenship and ruled that Asians were not "white persons.
Wong Kim Ark Although the absolute numbers of Asian immigrants were small compared to that of immigrants from other regions, much of it was concentrated in the West, and the increase caused some nativist sentiment known as the " yellow peril ".
Congress passed restrictive legislation prohibiting nearly all Chinese immigration in the s.
Immigration rapidly increased following the enactment of the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of as well as the influx of refugees from conflicts occurring in Southeast Asia such as the Vietnam War. Asian American immigrants have a significant percentage of individuals who have already achieved professional status, a first among immigration groups.
Asian American movement The Asian American movement refers to a pan-Asian movement in the United States in which Americans of Asian descent came together to fight against their shared oppression and to organize for recognition and advancement of their shared cause during the s to the early s.
William Wei described the movement as "rooted in a past history of oppression and a present struggle for liberation. For a more comprehensive list, see List of Asian Americans. Arts and entertainment[ edit ] See also: Asian-American literature Asian Americans have been involved in the entertainment industry since the first half of the 19th century, when Chang and Eng Bunker the original "Siamese Twins" became naturalized citizens.
More recently, young Asian American comedians and film-makers have found an outlet on YouTube allowing them to gain a strong and loyal fanbase among their fellow Asian Americans.
T and Tina inand as recent as Fresh Off the Boat in Please expand the section to include this information. Further details may exist on the talk page. August When Asian Americans were largely excluded from labor markets in the 19th century, they started their own businesses.
They have started convenience and grocery stores, professional offices such as medical and law practices, laundries, restaurants, beauty-related ventures, hi-tech companies, and many other kinds of enterprises, becoming very successful and influential in American society.
They have dramatically expanded their involvement across the American economy. Asian Americans have been disproportionately successful in the hi-tech sectors of California's Silicon Valley, as evidenced by the Goldsea Compilation of America's Most Successful Asian Entrepreneurs.
InAsian Americans own 1. An Wang founded Wang Laboratories in June Amar Bose founded the Bose Corporation in Jerry Yang co-founded Yahoo! Government and politics[ edit ] Main article: Asian Americans in government and politics Asian Americans have a high level of political incorporation in terms of their actual voting population.
SinceAsian Americans have been active at the national level and have had multiple officeholders at local, state, and national levels. The highest ranked Asian American in the legislature was Senator and President pro tempore Daniel Inouyewho died in office in ; by order of precedence the highest ranked Asian American in office is currently Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.
With higher proportions and densities of Asian American populations, Hawaii has most consistently sent Asian Americans to the Senate, and Hawaii and California have most consistently sent Asian Americans to the House of Representatives.
Carol Lin is perhaps best known for being the first to break the news of on CNN. Sanjay Gupta is currently CNN's chief health correspondent.
Fareed Zakariaa naturalized Indian-born immigrant, is a prominent journalist and author specializing in international affairs.
John Yang won a Peabody Award.Select at least 1 religious and 1 ethnic/racial group not your own from the list below. Expert Answer Hinduism is the religious group selected and Asian is the rasism selected.
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Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Tips for Teachers: Teaching in Racially Diverse College Classrooms: From The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University, this helpful checklist addresses concerns about teaching in a multicultural context. Germany - Ethnic groups: The Germans, in their various changes of territory, inevitably intermingled with other peoples.
In the south and west they overran Celtic peoples, and there must at least have been sufficient communication for them to adopt the names of physical features such as rivers and hills; the names Rhine, Danube, and Neckar, for example, are thought to be of Celtic origin. In , Asian American earnings were found to exceed all other racial groups when all Asian ethnic groups are grouped as a whole.
Yet, a report from the Census Bureau reported that 12% of Asian Americans were living below the poverty line, while % of non-Hispanic White Americans live below .
2. Past as History At least as important as the cultural/traditional past is the historical past, the record or memory of actual (or supposedly actual) events which happened to the group; often where the former is lacking, the latter will suffice to give a group identity and solidarity.
With over distinct religions counted, the religious make-up of the UK is diverse, complex and grupobittia.com Census shows that minority and alternative religions are steadily growing, as is Islam. Less than half of the British people believe in a God and from the annual British Social Attitudes results has revealed that over 50% of us say we're not religious 1 .