Tag Archives: Minority

Looking for the Shift in Ideology on “Fallen Women” in Ireland

The Magdalene Laundries were institutions in place across Ireland and many other countries that were a place for “fallen women,” deemed unfit to live on their down due to mental illness, incompetence, hysteria and for many women, pregnancy outside of wedlock. From the 1750’s women were held captive in these facilities and forced in labor […]



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The Last Matriarchy Society: The Mosuo

The Mosuo minority is the last matriarchal society in the world. In the past, it was difficult to imagine women having complete control in authority in their society. This concept is what has made the Mosuo minority one of the most well-known minorities in China. For this research, I decided to write an 8-10 page […]



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THE ZHUANG PEOPLE // A LOOK AT AN ETHNIC MINORITY IN CHINA

TOURISM & ETHNICITY IN CHINA THE ZHUANG PEOPLE A LOOK AT AN ETHNIC MINORITY IN CHINA The Zhuang People Introduction The Zhuang people of China are among the largest minority group in the country. With their population of approximately 16,178,811 people, the Zhuang people have been able to maintain their culture which can be regarded […]

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“A Stranger in Jung-gug”: an RPG of Koreans in China

What I intend to propose for my final assignment is a tabletop RPG taking place around the Chinese-Korean Border during the Korean War. The Korean War was a major event for the two nations because with the formation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), the Korean population were “officially recognized as a minority people, […]



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History of the Yazidi (Abstract)

The official origin of the Yazidis is still unclear because there are no written documents therefore there are a few ideas from different scholars as well as different Yazidi communities across the Iraqi region as to when/how they came to be. However, the Yazidis originated in Syria, in the vicinity of Basra, and later migrated into […]



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