27 - Ex. Switzerland In-Between After colonization has...

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17:00 Ethnic Boundary Markers Distinguish one group from another  Religion, dress, language/dialect, visible symbols Intensely internal  Circumstantialist Model 1960s- Multiethnic societies  Pluralism MG Smith, 1969 Groups distinguished by institutional and or cultural differences  Cultural Pluralism Ethnic groups maintain diverse cultures in one society Amish in America Institutional pluralism Ethnic groups have similar culture by separate institutions Mormon in America Radically plural societies divided culturally, structurally, and organized into political  relationships  Consociational Plural society Egalitarian relationships Government protects all groups  Political autonomy
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Unformatted text preview: Ex. Switzerland In-Between After colonization has ended Ex. Latin America Sometimes results in assimilation Assimilation The process of ethnic boundary reduction Adopt culture, value, beliefs, norms Similarity of culture and homogeneity of groups Easier when groups are more similar Physically and culturally different: slower Ethic groups dispersed: quicker Minority dependent for resources: quicker Low status assimilate to higher status Immigrant assimilate more frequently than natives 3 Types of Assimilation Cultural assimilation - Acculturation Structural assimilation - Integration Biological assimilation - Amalgamation 17:00 17:00...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ANTH 1301 taught by Professor Zayatz-smith during the Fall '08 term at Texas Tech.

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