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10/12/10 Crucible of Empire o Race and Expansion Rulers or Subject (participate or resist) Play along=white Resist= un-American Consolidating Whiteness Mary Waters: Whites & the “Ethnic Option” o Knowledge about ancestors Family Structure Divorce leads to one sided influence of ethnicity Generational Dynamics Use of Physical Appearance Phenotypes o Ex. Red Hair and Freckles… I must be Irish Cultural and Structural Dynamics Stereotypes Discrimination o Anglo-sizing last name Ranking of Ethnic Groups Media Images o Jersey Shore Foreign Relations Regional Trends Class and Residential Patterns Urban Enclaves o One or two prominent ethnicities makes it easy to cling to. Suburban Enclaves o Mixture makes it less likely to have an exact identity o Lose sense of ethnic background because it seems irrelevant Cultural Practices Language Holidays Weddings and Funerals
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