Lecture 5.4.09 - Assimilation become american Shed old culture become American because more acceptance of diversity Americas melting pot

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Assimilation- become american. Shed old culture, become American because more acceptance of diversity America’s melting pot Transnationalism isn’t new, but assimilation is so dominant that we haven’t been able to see in which transnationalism existed. Concepts to change has political implications Transnationlism – on p.6 of book , economic, discursive, sociocultural relations that transcends borders 4 characteristics of a transnational village 1) don’t have to migrate to become a member – they are so moved by the part of migration they are also part of the transnational community i.e.: student in DR who doesn’t go to school because they’ve been waiting to migrate, but whether or not actually migrate = problem 2) send social remittances – migrants aren’t sending just money, sending cultural ideas about everyday lives 3) form organizations that help support cross border connections 4) not equal access to benefits of transnational ties Assimilation theory keeps coming back, hasn’t been replaced
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '97 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture 5.4.09 - Assimilation become american Shed old culture become American because more acceptance of diversity Americas melting pot

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