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evel 1: Factors that Level 1: Factors that Impact American Politics American Society And Changing Patterns
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Level 1: Factors that Impact American Politics Changes in Society How it changes over time The mix of people The cultures incorporated The attitudes that result
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Change in American Society rowing diversity Growing diversity Racially diverse society hanging patterns of immigration Changing patterns of immigration 19 th century = Europe 0 th ntury = Latin America Asia Africa 20 century = Latin America, Asia, Africa i.e., people of color 21 st century = ?
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Change in American Society Effects of growing diversity anguage and culture Language and culture Backlash ativism Nativism Violence Legislation to curb immigration
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Change in American Society Location: We move…. 900 - merica as a nation of cities 1900 America as a nation of cities By about the 1980s — America as a nation f suburbs of suburbs City issues are different than issues of the burbs… Think of any?
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Change in American Society Effects of movement from rural areas to cities, and from cities to suburbs Diminished political power for rural areas and small towns hrinking tax base for central cities Shrinking tax base for central cities Central cities’ dependence on federal assistance make them Democratic strongholds Suburban middle-class and working-class homeowners make them Republican strongholds
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Change in American Society Changing Jobs & Occupations merica went from an agrarian to an America went from an agrarian to an industrial to a post-industrial society olitical implications? Political implications? Demands for expanded welfare programs of all types Demands for policies to encourage economic development
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Change in American Society Changing Jobs & Occupations (con’t) uge expansion of female workers Huge expansion of female workers Sixty percent of new jobs in the 1980s were filled by women; these were primarily white-collar and service jobs Participation of women in the paid workforce is about 75 percent
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Change in American Society Changing Jobs & Occupations (con’t) onsequences of women in the workforce?
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course POL 1 taught by Professor Robertbrown during the Fall '05 term at Riverside Community College.

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4-PoliticalCulture - Level 1: Factors that Level 1: Factors...

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