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soc 51 midterm - Soc. 51 Exam Short answer example...

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1 Soc. 51 Exam Short answer example questions: 1. Explain why Chinese women did not come in the early years. A. Care for family. B Restrictions imposed by Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. C. Economic reasons. 2. List 4 reasons for the preference for sons in the traditional family in China. A. Patrilineal inheritance. B. Family name. C. Filial duty. D. Ancestor worship. 3. Using examples. Explain the push-pull factors in immigration. Push Factors: A. Warfare: displacement of people, ideological. Vietnam War. B. Religion persecution. Ex.: Pull Factors: A. B.
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Lecture Notes: Lecture Outline: 1/9/08 Brief History: Fong and Shinagawa 1849-1882: This is the period where you had influx of immigrants from China. Male groups. 1941-65: Bombing of Pearl Harbor. Most tragic, darkest chapter in Japanese American history. Final Chapter- 1. Immigration Act of 1965 had many changes, but what were the 2 that affect the Asian population? -Classification of skilled labor . They were skilled in medicine, law, technology. -Family Reunification: Refugees. Aftermath of Vietnam War, people of Vietnam came to America, because they had no family. 2. What are the 3 Theoretical Perspectives? -Functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interaction. These look at society differently. Therefore, what you choose to study would be different, and conclusions gained by assumptions would also be different. -Functionalism: The family exists because it has certain functions. What are its functions? -Conflict Theory: The family is a part of the society. The society is based on inequality, because it does not exist in isolation. Family is based on inequality. -Symbolic interaction: In family, there are people. People means there is interaction. People means there is communication. People means there are relationships. Lecture Outline: 1/11/08 3. According to Kitano and Daniel’s analysis regarding immigrant groups, what are the factors internal to immigrant groups? A. Historical Circumstances: Motivation, form, migration. Why did they come to stay? Did they come as temporary sojourners? They are here for a specific goal. So, motivation for migration can lead to certain type of migration.
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B. Demography: What age did they come from? In terms of language, culture, food, sex, etc. C. Cultural Factors: Language. How well you speak the language? Religion can be a factor in adaptation. D. Family and Immunity: Cohesiveness of family. How strong is the family? If you have a family here, you have an advantage. But, if you have no family or family cohesiveness, then you are starting on your own. E. Home country factors: What countries they come from? Is it industrialized? Traditional?, etc. 5. According to Kitano and Daniel’s analysis regarding immigrant adaptation, what are the factors within Host society? A. Government Policy Laws.
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