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Read two other summary postings of global ethnic groups you have not yet read comparing them to the country you chose and noting the similarities and differences of the issues listed above to the United States. Which of these countries has the best global model for ethnic relations in the world today? Why or why not?
Initial post should be at least 300 words in length, support claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

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Dear Student,
Hi. I hope this solution gets to you in time. Before delving into the solution, I would like to clarify the points I have read from your post: that you need assistance in putting together a short essay that discusses, based on 'summary postings' or articles that summarise and discuss ethnic diversity of each nation - Brazil and South Africa. 300 words is not long but as such, you are only asked to choose from either which has the best global model for diversity. As such, for this solution, I have chosen a few articles that discuss the topic and based on them, chose from the two. Note the listed references as you can use this to explore the topic further. If you have any questions or require some clarification, just leave a message via the feedback section and I'll do my best to hep you further. Good luck with your studies and thank you for using Brainmass.

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Brazil vs. South Africa: Best Ethnic Relations?

In the 2003 Seventh Francqui Colloquium held in Brussels, Prof. Jeremy Seekings of the University of Cape Town presented a paper entitled 'Institutional design, cultural diversity and economic solidarity: A comparison of South Africa, Brazil and Nigeria'. In it, he compared what he sees as the 3 new democracies in relation to the way their government, economic structures and cultural elements construct and affect the nation but most especially if cultural diversity at all effects redistribution of power and wealth in each nation. Brazil, he concludes is a society divided across social lines. In Brazil, there isn't a substantial overlap between ethnic and ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides insight, information and advise to help students tackle the original task (see above) providing a comparison of ethnic relations in Brazil and South Africa. references are listed for further exploration of the topic.