lecture 5.6.09 - May 12th oh 3-6pm 434 barrows Melting pot...

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May 12 th oh 3-6pm 434 barrows Melting pot people from outside to do the work Characteristics of the migrants: Human capital (education, skills, etc) Motivations (for migration) Cultural traits (including religion) Not the poorest of the poor immigrate , tend to come from better off families, more liberal US’s greatness comes from the Anglo-Saxon core , most against Mexico Characteristics of receiving country: Cultural/racial openness or homogeneity Economic system, economic conditions Social institutions, political receptivity Not assimilation but incorporation: different groups enter at different points and are incorporated differently we must pay attention to the initial placement and access of various groups with the econ, political, and educational institutions of the society Different kinds of institutions to take care of The possibility of being a transnational citizen -people should be a citizen of a single country. If you change citizenship,
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