Ask Me No Questions” by Marina Budhos BOOK REVIEW Contents 1. Summary. 1 2. Critical Analysis. 2 3. Recommendations / Evaluation.. 4 1. SUMMARY In Ask Me No Questions” Marina Budhos tells the story of Nadira and her family being illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, living in New York City who because
Summary: "Indian reservations" The newspaper article "Indian reservations" published by the Observer deals with a 25-year-old Indian, named Niraj Kapoor, who tells his story about his arranged marriage. In the beginning of the story, he briefly mentions, in which way he
– Aboriginal and White Identity in
Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Introduction 3 2. What is Identity? 4 - 7
3. Clash of Identities – Aboriginal vs. White Identity 8 - 11 4. Jimmie Blacksmith – Aboriginal and White? 12 - 15
“Identity politics” is nothing new it is based on identity and political discourse (cf. Malik, 2015). It refers to political positions based on the interests and perspectives on social groups, in which way people identify themselves on the aspects like race, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, religion, culture, language, etc.
Moreover, the significant identities are ascribed instead of chosen (cf. Levine, 2007).
The term identity politics often appears in relation to oppressed people and/or minority groups in a predominant culture. For example the United States received many European immigrants, African slaves and other nationalities than the dominant culture – therefore the States were seen as a “melting pot” (Levine, 2007) of various populations who were supposed to assimilate into the predominant culture of the States.
On the one side, the melting pot worked for the European immigrants but on the other side it did not work for people of colour, who were perceived as second-class citizens. The resulting development of this was the civil rights struggles of African-Americans who aimed the equal.....[read full text]
A significant part of the German society is in favour with same sex marriages, so says the survey, but something more essential got forgotten in this sense – it is the latent homophobia which is still anchored in the heads of thousands of people, they are generally in favour with same sex marriages but they still perceive it strange, when men couples’ kisses in public, as still as contradictions like this are prevailing in the heads of people who are adherents it will remain as a controversial issue in politics.
“Schäuble gegen Ehe für alle” (2017), available at: .....