L8_soc2 - 21:12 IdentityPolitics

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21:12 Identity Politics When members of a specific subgroup unite in order to affect political or  social change How ppl negotiate identities Reactive solidarity Assimilation Accommodation Pan-ethnicity (where groups come together where they are made out of  different ethnic groups: Asian americans Making ethnic identities Blacks and everyday racism Asian americans as a model minority- over qualified and making the same  money “cinco de mayo” and st patricks day factors that affect the magnitude of ethnic identity (Doane) relative size o smaller the group, stronger the identity power appearance discrimination freedom summer participants (McAdam) in june 1964, over 1000 volunteers-most of them white, northern college  students-arrived in Mississippi to register black voters and staff “freedom  schools” volunteers encountered a “liberating” exposure to new lifestyles, political 
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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L8_soc2 - 21:12 IdentityPolitics

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