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22_zhou - zhou 22 affluence of immigrant determines the...

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zhou 22 affluence of immigrant determines the successfulness of cultural integration - "second generation decline" - three possible scenarios for new generation 1. education-driven mobility 2. succession-driven mobility 3. niche improvement - migrant children reluctant to work minimum wages jobs as their parents but lack skills, job opps, and connections to do better. -"second generation revolt" argue that anomalies are the effects of contemporary structural changes that classical assimilationism is unable to anticipate -high rate of mass immigration has limited the host society's "breathing space" for absorbing and integrating immigrants -the growing "hourglass" economy with knowledge intensive, high paying jobs at one end and labor intensive, low paying jobs at the other end make it difficult for migrants to move up the ladder -distinctiveness of skin color of most immigrant groups influence the pace of assimilation multiculturalists - believe that immigrants actively shape their own lives rather than exist passively as victims of americanizing forces. structural perspective
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ASAM 2 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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