Community identity

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  • Identity In A Discourse Community

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    individual’s identity within a larger community, when entering new writing contexts, who has authority in a discourse community, and, how might negotiation with authority affect an outsider? When we write an individual piece before we are aware of discourse communities, we as writers have no rules because we are the writers and readers of our own works. However, once we as individuals communicate within a community we share concepts that we understand while learning what a communities’ limitations

  • The Identity Of The National Community

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    need to negotiate their inclusion into the national community that dissimilar to that of their ethnic heritage. Strategic representation is needed to collaborate their identities as migrants with their claims to inclusion. Of course, some migrant children born in their parents’ host country may find themselves at odds with the previous generations’ methods, and struggle to make themselves out as people who grow alongside the national community. Ultimately, it is a matter of what migrants and their

  • How Do Diaspora Media Help Construct Meanings of Community and Identity?

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    academic world at both cultural and political levels. However, unlike the original residents, this diasporic shift demonstrated distinctive traits such as identity and an ideology which evidently differed from those of the natives. As Sreberny (2000. P179) argued: “Diaspora has become a key term in theorizing about immigration, ethnicity and identity” and exerted a considerable influence historically, culturally, socially and economically on developed capitalist societies.

  • Social Identity Theory : Is The Potent Tool By Which A Community? Essay

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    Abstract Language is the potent tool by which a community constructs and defines its sociopolitical agenda; it is the lens through which a people’s history and culture is viewed; a devise that is used both as a controlling as well as a rewarding tool. Largely, it aligns the beliefs of its subjects even as it defines their worldview. While many studies have been done to understand obsequiousness, Unfortunately, the political elite in Africa and particularly Kenya have resorted to various dubious

  • Identity Theft and Fraud: A Major Threat to the Australian Community

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    Identity theft/fraud is becoming a major threat to the Australian community as technology advances. This section of crime produces substantial profits for offenders and causes considerable financial and emotions harm to the victims (Australian federal police, 2014). With this increasing alarm around identity theft/fraud in Australia, there has to be strong legal actions available to counteract the issue. Identity theft/fraud can be defined as a crime of obtaining the personal or financial information

  • Wooramaroo Personal And Community Identity

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    Place is important in relation to personal and community identity because where we live, in a way defines us. If we live in the country, we can identify with tropes of bush living or a rural lifestyle. If we are in the city, that place and cityscape can determine our way of life and sense of belonging to that place. Wooramaroo is the story told from the viewpoint of female protagonist Cara McGeever’s ten-year-old son, Scott, and their change of place as immigrants from inner city working class Liverpool

  • Community, Identity, and Stability Essay

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    Community, Identity, Stability " 'But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness, I want sin' "(Huxley 215). In Brave New World people lives were different and they had different believes they were not allowed to feel emotion because as the Director said emotions are unstable. They were conditioned to think the way their world is formed is perfect, but actually it isn't. Emotions could be unstable, but is better to feel them instead of being

  • Collective Identity Within The Gay Community And Women 's Liberation Movement Essay

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    Collective Identity within the Gay Community and Women’s Liberation Movement The gay community and women’s liberation movement were both formed through collective identities and political/oppositional consciousness. Moreover, both groups were discriminated against by external social structures and yet, succeeded due to internal factors. Whittier and Taylor describe collective identity as “the shared definition of a group that derives from member’s common interests, experiences, and solidarity”

  • The Cultural Identity Of The African American Community

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    The African American community has sat at the end of a discriminatory lens from the moment they set foot in the United States. For that reason, black communities have undergone the process of community building to ensure that all members feel a sense of belonging. Race, gender, nationality, ethnicity, poverty, and sexual orientation, all play a role in developing one’s identity and more often than not, these multiple identities intersect with blackness. Being that American society has deemed colored

  • The Importance Of Queer Identity In The LGBT Community

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    had the opportunity to come to terms with much of my identity before heading to college. However, some of my residents might not have had that opportunity and I’d love to create programs to allow for that questioning and affirmation to occur. With regard to my own identity, I know seeing queer representation in the media was a step towards finding out my own queer identity. For a program, I could work with another member of the LGBT community or even another marginalized group, such as a person of