Lecture Note 080306 - Katie Kerr SOC 302 August 3, 2006 It...

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Katie Kerr SOC 302 August 3, 2006 It is much more difficult for colonized minorities to assimilate than for immigrant  minorities. Colonized minorities are treated more harshly than immigrant minorities. Sometimes some members of the colonized minority develop an oppositional  identity. Oppositional identity – a small number may reject the dominant culture and form  a culture that is opposite to the dominant culture Sociocultural variables the Contribute to Immigrant Minority Group Upward   Mobility 1. Geographical Concentration a. Potential to be more politically powerful i. Solidarity ii. Ability to communicate iii. Proximity 2. Internal Economic Development and Economic Specialization 3. Development of the Middle Class a. People become educated which allows them to move into well  paying professional jobs GENDER There is considerable variation among cultures in the degree of gender 
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture Note 080306 - Katie Kerr SOC 302 August 3, 2006 It...

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