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Diversity in the Real World: By Dr. Leo Parvis
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This book is a compilation of the "Eye on Diversity" columns written for the Chaska Herald newspaper over the past few years dealing with all kinds of diversity-related topics. The columns... More > cover subjects such as discrimination; diversity education at home; workplace diversity; and special monthly celebrations such as gay pride, black history month and more. The articles are divided in three parts. The first part pertains to the challenges of diversity including racism, sexism, stereotype, prejudice, and cultural differences. Part two is about the benefits of diversity. The third part was named diversity in practice because practical tips, advice, and guidelines are presented for the general public and corporate America to use. These articles are suitable for use for diversity training in all kinds of organizations. At the end of each article you will find questions that can be used in any academic setting, organization or workplace to facilitate discussions and elevate learning & understanding.< Less
Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care By Nevel Vassel, PhD
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This is an important and stimulating book that answers salient questions frequently asked in the area of a multicultural environment by all professionals including, students, health practitioners,... More > educators, voluntary groups, social workers and prison employees. The book uses a question and answer format and discussions to address vital issues in health and social care. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 look at racism, culture and diversity issues whereas section 2 addresses multicultural healthcare, intercultural and cross cultural communication. Illness, spirituality, and beliefs are covered in section 3 and section 4 focuses on diabetes, sexual health and mental health. Written in an engaging and accessible style the information contained in this book can be used by students and practitioners in nursing, health, social care, prison reform programmes and education. It is a key reference resource and valuable contribution for health and social care educators.< Less
Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care By Nevel Vassel, PhD
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This is an important and stimulating book that answers salient questions frequently asked in the area of a multicultural environment by all professionals including, students, health practitioners,... More > educators, voluntary groups, social workers and prison employees. The book uses a question and answer format and discussions to address vital issues in health and social care. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 look at racism, culture and diversity issues whereas section 2 addresses multicultural healthcare, intercultural and cross cultural communication. Illness, spirituality, and beliefs are covered in section 3 and section 4 focuses on diabetes, sexual health and mental health. Written in an engaging and accessible style the information contained in this book can be used by students and practitioners in nursing, health, social care, prison reform programmes and education. It is a key reference resource and valuable contribution for health and social care educators.< Less
Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World By Dr. Leo Parvis
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No one in this country is untouched by the impact of diversity. Yet, as diverse as diversity is, are too the many different emotions and attitudes evoked by diversity. As a nation, we are not well... More > equipped to deal with the swirling transitions that are converging on us on a daily basis because of the nature of being the most diverse country in the world. This text will well serve the purpose for many who decide to learn about the fundamentals of cultural diversity. It will be beneficial for educational institutions teaching students, and organizations whose ever-changing workforce leads to the necessity of educating employees on how to deal with the diversity of employees and customers in a positive manner. This timely publication is filled with current and relevant examples taken from pop culture: from TV shows, song lyrics, and poetry of the times. These excerpts make this publication much more interesting and easy for the reader to relate to and understand.< Less
Employment Interviewing: Diverse Applicants Speak Out - Misunderstandings By Lila Kelly
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This is the second book in this three-book series on Employment Interviewing: Diverse Applicants Speak Out, with the subtitle: Interviewers' Expectations and Misunderstandings That Get in the Way.... More > This book takes a deeper look at cross-cultural dynamics and what bias and cultural misunderstandings look like in the interview process. In this book, applicants discuss their experiences and perspectives from being on the receiving side of interviewers’ cultural misunderstandings and bias. This book discusses how interviewers’ expectations may not be met due to cultural misunderstandings. The information in this book is based on the author's experience and research. All quotes and stories are from real people and situations gathered from the author’s firsthand research. The author did not edit out or paper over the differences in the sometimes messy and partially contradictory quotes. This quality of the quotes models the very issue the author is writing about.< Less
Diversity and Public Action, a Challenge to the Legitimate Democratic Governance By IRG
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If there is a lesson one can learn from the political crises and social movements, it is that States and societies need to come together and redefine a shared, inclusive, and dynamic social contract.... More > The International Meeting Process placed at the heart of its reflection the question of diversity. Coordinated by the IRG, the Addis Ababa Meeting aimed to better understand how to promote the taking into consideration of diversity by public action. To what extent, and by what modalities, should diversity be the premise of public action? What roles can different actors play in the taking into account of diversity? What institutional arrangements facilitate this taking into account? How can the State embody, and not standardize, this plurality? This meeting’s discussions and debates confirm that it is in public action that the plurality of sources of legitimacy can be articulated to give body to a peaceful and shared common desire to live together.< Less
Employment Interviewing: Diverse Applicants Speak Out: Interviewers' Expectations and Misunderstandings that Get in the Way By Lila Kelly
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This is the second book in this three-book series on Employment Interviewing: Diverse Applicants Speak Out, with the subtitle: Interviewers' Expectations and Misunderstandings That Get in the Way.... More > This book takes a deeper look at cross-cultural dynamics and what bias and cultural misunderstandings look like in the interview process. In this book, applicants discuss their experiences and perspectives from being on the receiving side of interviewers' cultural misunderstandings and bias. This book discusses how interviewers' expectations may not be met due to cultural misunderstandings. The information in this book is based on the author's experience and research. All quotes and stories are from real people and situations gathered from the author's firsthand research. The author did not edit out or paper over the differences in the sometimes messy and partially contradictory quotes. This quality of the quotes models the very issue the author is writing about.< Less
Disability Awareness - Do It Right! By Ragged Edge Online Community, Mary Johnson, Editor
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Tips, techniques and handouts for conducting a successful disability awareness day. Purchase & download PDF Simulation exercises--activities in which participants get into wheelchairs, tie on... More > blindfolds or stuff earplugs into their ears - have become a popular "Awareness" event. But they've also come under fire from disability activists and educators, who say they're demeaning and inaccurate. DISABILITY AWARENESS -- DO IT RIGHT! is your all-in-one how-to guide from the Ragged Edge Online community, with tips, techniques and handouts for a successful Awareness Day. Short background articles and planning lists help you organize fun and effective Awareness Day activities that disability rights activists support. Concise, easy-to-read chapters show you how to carry out 6 different activities, how to handle follow-up discussion and even how to spur social change. < Less
Artists and Society in Egypt By Oliver Summer
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Oliver Sumner shifts the discussion outside of the UK, to Egypt where discussion about diversity in the arts has a different character. Lacking the UK’s culture of state funding, and without an... More > indigenous art press, artists are highly dependent on international support and foreign reviews. This creates pressure to make work for western audiences in order to succeed. < Less
Don't Change Me! By Elnader Hale
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This book is the authors opinions and thoughts on how non-minorites for centuries have forced assimulation and change in all areas of society upon those who are minorites. Either one conformed or... More > they were totally shut out from getting a shot at the "American Dream" Many cultures rather than conform started their own businesses which provided a product that non-minorites came to rely on. This book discuss how we can as a people make the world a better place for the next generation.< Less