7 Readings - 9/7 Readings Assimilation to compare to take...

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9/7 Readings Assimilation “to compare” “to take up, and incorporate” Groups are less different, and individuals of a particular group are more different. Loyalty depends on like-mindedness=false Ex: dog and his owner. Assimilation Corporate Character… not Like-mindedness Problems with Assimilation based on individualistic groups where relations are indirect and secondary not based on tribes or families where relations are personal o assimilation is easy and inevitable Skin color is stopping us from allowing people to conform to societal values and customs Negro Dolls Show that the Negro has broken with the past, and become assimilated in slavery. Racial adjustment in the south has run relatively parallel with the nationalist movement in Europe “Nations and races borrow from whom that they fear and those that they admire” Race contacts and the Social Structure World War 2 and the Great Depression are reasons behind racism Sumner stated that race differences was simply a reflection of ethos of a different people
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course SOCI 317 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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7 Readings - 9/7 Readings Assimilation to compare to take...

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