{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

5 Geographies of Race

5 Geographies of Race - GEOG2300 Space Place Identity Week...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
GEOG2300 - Space, Place, & Identity Week 5 Geographies of Race and Ethnicity Overview ! Guest Lecture: ! Dr. Luisa Veronis, University of Ottawa ! Race & Ethnicity ! Ethnic homelands, ethnic islands ! Ethnicity in the city ! Migration and ethnicity ! Colonial influences on ethnicity ! Aboriginal identities ! Practicing Geography: Arreola ! Quiz #1 review ! For next week... Race ! classification understood as arising from genetically significant differences among human populations ! visible differences among human populations ! visible differences in human physiognomy ! social construction varying across time and space 1 2 3
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ethnicity ! derived from ethnic group ! group of people who share a common ancestry and cultural tradition ! strong feeling of group identity ! often living as a minority group in a larger society ! membership typically based on family heritage, or in some cases through marriage or adoption Ethnic connections with dominant culture ! acculturation ! ethnic group adopts enough of ways of dominant society to function economically and socially ! assimilation ! implies complete blending with dominant culture and may involve loss of many distinctive ethnic traits Ethnic homelands, ethnic islands 4 5 6
Background image of page 2
Ethnicity in the city ! ethnic neighbourhoods ! voluntary communities where people of common ethnicity reside by choice ! racialized ghettos ! segregated, walled communities ! impoverished urban neighbourhoods often composed of racialized minorities Urban ethnic landscapes Migration and ethnicity ! chain migration ! relocation diffusion !
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}