Tag: Pacific Islanders

Ethnicity

Ethnicity

The United States has long encompassed a large number of ethnicities, races, and cultures. This appears to be increasingly true. The country’s recognition of this diversity and its recognition of the considerable strength that such variety brings to the country and its peoples also appear to be increasing. Many other nations are also having similar [...]

September 7, 2011 More
Mental health

Mental health

Suicide Whereas Western cultures view suicide as a religious sin, such a taboo does not exist in most Asian cultures. For traditional Chinese and Japanese, suicide can be seen as an honorable way to save face and to remove shame from one’s family. The Japanese language has over 20 words for suicide, mostly describing different [...]

July 28, 2011 More