11-24 - CSD November 24, 2009 Assimilation Integration...

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CSD November 24, 2009 Assimilation Post-Communist Russia as a Federation of Ethnicities Chinese is the second most common language spoken in Australia o Asian population is about 5% Integration Cultural Pluralism – US from Melting Pit to Symphony and Stew Multiculturalism o Ethnic preservation o The awareness of interdependence Focus on Theory o Subcultures (cultures within a culture) may retain their separate values but the overriding images on television affect all social groups and subcultures, i.e. culture becomes homogenized through television Asian American Culture 1965 Immigration Law abolished national origin quotas, allowing more Asian immigrants 1975 – end of Vietnam Conflict, bringing Southeast Asian immigrants to the USA Normalization of relationships with China, brought more Chinese immigrants to the US 2000 – 11.9 million (4%) Asian Americans
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