Lecture #13 - 11/18/2008 Lecture #13 Immigrant Identities...

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11/18/2008 Lecture #13 Immigrant Identities (2): Living with Multiple Cultural Heritages Process of Incorporation and Multiple Cultures Incorporation: New cultural resources New Identities? Identity Work Constrained by the power hierarchy of American racial categories Negotiating between multiple cultural norms Asserting ethnicity through “race work” Example 1: Inter-racial Marriage A litmus test for degree of assimilation o If the Inter-racial marriage is high then there is a miss understanding among different cultures An expression of identity choice Blending two cultural heritages Trends of Inter-racial Marriage in the US (1) Percentage of Married foreign born men with wives born in the same country Trends of Inter-racial Marriage in the US (2) Percentage of Married foreign born woman with husbands born in the same country 60% of immigrant woman usually marry someone from their own cultural 40% of immigrant woman usually marry someone from a different cultural
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2010 for the course CHEM 995940767 taught by Professor Topadakis during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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Lecture #13 - 11/18/2008 Lecture #13 Immigrant Identities...

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