Dominant Culture vs - FACTORY ominantCulturevs.SubCulture D...

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Can only go so far with politics STARVATION! ^^^ Not given enough resources to survive Scale of Society Whites towards the top, blacks towards the bottom WE don’t want THEM to bring us down on the social scale (Devolution) Black White FACTORY Too many shoes (200?) SURPLUS spent too much money Too few? Competition will take over Different Ideologies Dominant Culture vs. Sub Culture 03:32 Black  >>>  white                          *** Opposition to one another Women  >>>  men DIVERSITY- defining certain types of people as “others” What is/isn’t  “us”? o What is/isn’t “American”? What does it mean to be American? IMMIGRATION/ Immigrants Have always been apart of Americans heritage What is the dominant culture/sub culture in society? DOMINANT CULTURE vs. SUB CULTURE Dominant culture- majority group (usually) o If minority group has military/economic  power; they may be dominant  Ex. Colonialism Europeans saw themselves as dominant compared to the  native/Indian culture  Sub culture o Immigrants
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Accept dominant culture Adapt habits and soon accept themselves as apart of the dominant  culture - Each new wave of immigrants have also changed America (dominant culture) through time, clothes/music/food have been added to the mix First dominant 13 colonies Saw their values as being unquestionably correct; no exceptions o Thought deviant/inhuman of whoever thought the worse should be any  other way ASSIMILATION- minority group comes into dominant culture ^^(usually caused) America has  been known for the melting pot  give and get new cultures add to our culture and they get some of ours Ideal as American society Absorbing other cultures (+) equal blending of the two (-) negative way o Because dominant culture more powerful than minority, they can cause  force upon and abandon all aspects of distinct culture o ^^^SUBJUGATION
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PLURALISM (sp?)- keep separate cultures/values  Minority NOT forced to blend to dominant o However: there is no attempt to fuse two cultures together Still considered part of America (+) Example: Switzerland o Neutral (-) negative, intolerant way o Dominant group forces minority to cut-off of mainstream of society Reservations, etc.  NO education, NO jobs Ex: South Africa EXTERMINATION- extreme measures Genocide- killing off of a certain people o Not part of the dominant group o Or pushing them away Nothing good about extermination. All negative NOMATIC- Europeans came over moving onto wherever more food/land was Pushing natives away (who were the real Americans) Europeans thought the natives had nothing to offer o (We) would make the natives even change religions
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