Diversity and Racial Conflict Notes

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Diversity and Racial Conflict October 10, 2007 Salvadorians melting into the population (Assimilating) - The Answer is Tricky - Intergenerational Mobility - Who is the first generation? - 1.5 generation - Who is the second generation? - 2.5 generation - Intragenerational Mobility (people moving forward) - At what age did they arrive? - How long have they been here? - What period did they arrive? - Getting “A Piece of the Pie” (Stanley Lieberson 1980) - Question he comes up with interactions with students: “If ethnic history of immigration that climaxes around 1910, but coming to cities where already pretty well established black communities. People who have been there longer should be doing better than those who just came here. What happened to black folks in community? (i.e. schools, jobs, etc.) - Based on temporal ordering of the arrival of immigrants (Ethnic occupational queue), you would expect to see the northern black “higher” than Italians and polish immigrants. We actually find that Italian immigrants, polish immigrants and post-war immigrants are “higher” than the undifferentiated black Americans. - What’s different about the Post Civil Rights Era
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course SOCI 142gm taught by Professor 10:00-11:50 during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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