THE UNITED STATES AS A MULTICULTURAL NATION.
Discusses need for education in the diversity of values. Demographic shift in U.S. From a society dominated by whites rooted in Western culture to a global society with a variety of racial and ethnic minorities. Challenges of diversity to educational system and businesses and the workforce. Growth of diversity programs.
Almost from its inception, the United States has been undergoing demographic transitions. Still, although it has always been a multicultural society... more
Almost from its inception, the United States has been undergoing demographic transitions. Still, although it has always been a multicultural society composed of different cultures from numerous parts of the world, its peoples have always been joined as one country; diverse cultures living together in the belief in the universality of the American principles of freedom, equality, and self-government. But the United States has also always been a complex and often contradictory society and clashes between its various ethnic groups have been prolonged and common throughout its history. The misunderstandings and prejudices that have caused such clashes, however, have the potential to be exacerbated in the future as technology moves the United States toward a more global society. Essentially, during the 1990s, the United States will have