Week8 - 2. Which immigrant groups have experienced social...

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Sociology 108 Week 8 Reading Questions Mary Waters 1. What are ethnic options? 2. Who gets to “exercise” these options? 3. What is the cost of symbolic ethnicity for society? 4. What does this suggest about the meaning of race and ethnicity in the U.S.? Lee and Bean Ch. 8 1. What is “social whitening” or “social blanching”?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Which immigrant groups have experienced social whitening? 3. How might multiracial identity be symbolic? Situational? 4. Which group boundaries appear more resilient to change? 5. What might all of this suggest for how we conceptualize the color line?...
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