Race And Ethnicity I

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assimilation after 3 generations by Milton Gordon? Evidence: Substantial acculturation...
 According to the traditional assimilation model, assimilation occurs after...
Milton Gordon(born 1918) and his seven dimensions of adaptation
 Milton Gordon presented a more specific analysis of assimilation. • Gordon described...
Behavioural assimilation definition and example
 Behavioral assimilation/acculturation occurs when a newcomer absorbs the cultural norms,...
Structural assimilation definition and example
The second major type of assimilation, structural or socioeconomic assimilation, refers to...
One of the most famous theories of assimilation comes from sociologist Milton Gordon. He theorized...
 The first is Anglo conformity, which is when the minority or immigrant is taught that...
  Robert E. Park pioneering analysis in the 1920s? (1864) Chicago school -symbolic...
 Robert E. Park: believed in a long-term trend toward assimilation of racial and...
Critic of the Gordon model?
Gordon's model has been criticized for neglecting power issues (different resources available...
Problems with assimilation theories
 Most assimilation theories take as their examples of cultural adaptation white European...
BEYOND THE MELTING POT BY GLAZER AND MOYNIHAN: ETHNIC AND CULTURAL PLURALISM
the original customs and home country ways of European immigrants were mostly lost by the...
Andrew Greeley  and ethnogenesis
  the theory of assimilation proposed by Andrew Greeley in  whch white immigrant...
 biosocial perspectives
 primordial or essentialist theory: race and ethnicity is deeply rooted in the biological...
major theoretical perspectives in race and ethnicity
  Four main approaches that seek to explain various forms of ethnic and racial hostility: Social...
Social psychological approaches
 Focus on how prejudice and racism satisfy psychic needs of certain people Example:...
primordialism
  Suggests ethnic attachments reflect innate tendency of people to seek out and associate...
normative theories
  Focus on how prejudices are transmitted through socialization and social circumstances...
power conflict theories
  Stress how ethnic and racial conflict derives from distribution of power in society Orthodox...
The __________ suggests that ethnic and racial attachments reflect an innate tendency for people...
primordial thesis
The __________ is the theory that racial and ethnic conflict are rooted in differences in the...
split-labour market theory
An unfavourable, generalized and rigid belief applied to all members of a group is called __________.
prejudice
Ethnic and racial __________, are exaggerated, oversimplified images of the characteristics...
stereotypes
The term __________ refers to practices that deny members of particular groups equal access...
discrimination
The concept of __________ refers to discriminatory racial practices built into such prominent...
institutional racism
The tendency to judge other cultures by the standards of one’s own is called __________.
ethnocentrism
Institutional racism is illustrated by a. circumstances where individual practices...
c. circumstances where institutions unintentionally restrict the life-chances of certain groups...
Normative theories concentrate on the way in which a. ethnic and racial attachments...
b. prejudices are transmitted through socialization and the social circumstances that compel...
Split labour market theory-power conflict theory
  Split labour market theory  Racial and ethnic conflict rooted in differences...


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