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The International Context if Asian Emigration -Why do people emigrate? Escape persecution, reuniting with fam, E.G. Ravenstein’s law of migration Dispersion and absorption or push and pull factors Does not account for: why people return, assumes that only the poorest of indy would migrate—not true Immanuel Wallerstein’s “world systems theory” A set of mechanisms redistributes recources from the periphery to the core o Periphery- underdeveloped countries Export raw materials for manu goods The market is the means by which the core exploits the periphery o Core: industrialized nations Control financial decision making for whole system Colonialism the political, social, econ, cultural domination for a terrioty and its ppl by a foreign power for an extended time—ex. Japan, France, Spain, US -Configuration of power today reflective of colonial distribution in the 19
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Unformatted text preview: th century-3 rd world countries or the periphery=formerly colonized nations Power is figured racially not just historically colonizers: white, colonies: people of color Global Capitalism the movement of workers, capital, and tech across national boundaries o a version of colonialism capitalist form of production o good are used for sale to make largest profit workers needed recruited from abroad enslaved Africans provided work force in Americas great britian stopped slave trade in 1807 and abolished slavery in 1833 Indians and Chinese become two main groups of nonwhite international migrant workers o Explains how Asians ended up in Americas Film: ancestors in the americas Chinese Earliest group in Americas...
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