Discrimination against job applicants with ethnic minority, “foreign” names is still endemic.
Diversity can lead organisations to perform better. But new research shows that isn’t automatic.
From planning, transport, education, housing, to decisions about grants and businesses, local authorities can play a role in perpetuating ethnic disadvantages – or could be used to address them.
Genome-wide association studies are more like genome white association studies.
Multicultural market places in big cities like Toronto and Vancouver may seem like an equalizing market force. But the availability of diverse foods says nothing about the equity of ethnic groups.
New Zealand is ethnically more diverse than most nations, but this cultural mix needs to be better reflected in movies and television productions.
The New Zealand government’s strategy to import teachers from the UK, Canada, South Africa, Australia and Fiji will do little to improve representation for indigenous Māori in the teacher workforce.
Large Silicon Valley firms are not particularly diverse in terms of gender or race, but there are some companies doing better than their peers.
The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.
If you live in a diverse neighbourhood, you’re more likely to identify with a whole range of different people – and to lend a helping hand.
Australia has had a large influx of skilled migrants in recent decades. Better educated and more highly paid than past generations of migrants, they are also creating a different sort of community.
Countries - including many in Africa - have moved towards democracy incrementally. They have zig-zagged and sometimes regressed. Events in Zimbabwe should be seen in this light.
A row about whether Roman Britain was ethnically diverse has turned nasty.
Most psychology research that forms the basis of parenting advice might not apply to you. So, how do you know whether to trust it?
A relatively new approach to diversity prioritises active and equitable interaction between various groups within local communities.
As increasing diversity and density come to characterise our cities, how can we build harmonious communities within apartment complexes?
Workplace cultural diversity and productivity are closely related. But the potential benefits can only be realised if organisations foster a conducive atmosphere for their diverse workforce.
What’s ‘the ethnic vote’ going to do in the top-ten ethnic federal election marginal seats? What are the issues? And will specific groups vote as a bloc?
Turns out, the way we see ethnic diversity may have more to do with prejudice than facts.
Frederick Wiseman’s documentary ‘In Jackson Heights’ explores the joys, struggles, victories and defeats of one of the most diverse communities in the country.