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    without communication. According to Yoshino, assimilation is a natural process that fluids interaction. As communication is the key…

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    Structural Assimilation

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    gender, religion, ethnic background, country of origin and all other aspects inherent in human beings. The key term here is assimilation. Gordon points on how assimilation of different cultures, social backgrounds, different lifestyles, religions and all sorts of human differences, have been amalgamated to oversee the differences that once formed the basis of hate, discrimination and race prejudice. It is evident that the American history has moved a far along, and it is still going far. With…

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    Assimilation As a new immigrant in the US, I find the topic of assimilation very personal, because it relates not only to myself individually, but to my child as well. Assimilation is defined in the vocabulary as the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another. For a long time it was considered that the best strategy for becoming a full member of the society for a migrant to another country is assimilation. The distinctive cultural traits of immigrants determined…

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    Gabriela Pena ES 3430 February 8, 2015 Gender and Assimilation There is a relationship between gender and assimilating to one 's culture. Both dynamics together depict whether the individual has trouble assimilating into a different culture or can easily facilitate into it. Males and females are expected to have different roles. Most of the gender roles are similar for every individual, despite of the differences in culture. For example, women were expected to be housekeepers, while the men were…

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    compare two mutually related concepts, (1) the concept of assimilation and the (2) notion of integration in the context of Canada’s policy of multiculturalism. Usually, the terms are associated with the movement of immigrants to a new country, and the social changes that occur as a result of the adjustment processes in the host country. As Favell (2005) writes, the two concepts have their roots in Durkheim’s functionalist sociology, "pointing towards the unifying cohesion that any society must…

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    Assimilation has changed many cultures with one major event in Canada being residential schools. For almost one hundred years, the Europeans used these schools to teach First Nations their “white” ways. When The Europeans forced the First Nations to sign their treaties, it promised education for the First Nations, however, the government hired the Catholic church to teach the children, which forced the kids to change their culture and learn a completely different one. These schools were located…

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    Language is a key factor in cultural assimilation or representation. While the United States has no official language, English is predominate in most areas of the country. Despite this, there are a number of areas where a significant portion of the population is bilingual or trilingual. Parts of Houston have street signs in more than one language, and even ballots are translated into four or more languages. This is far from a unique perspective in most major metropolitan areas.. The…

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    Assimilation Vs. Pluralism

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    Assimilation vs. Pluralism When observing how cultural groups come together as well as how they react with each other, two concepts can be used to understand how these groups will meld. These two concepts are assimilation and pluralism. While they are mostly contrary processes, they are not necessary exclusive to each other. These two process may occur at the same time within the same nations. Some groups may experience assimilation, while the other experience pluralism. Both process are were…

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    Anglo Saxon Assimilation

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    This sociological study will define the problem of Anglo-Saxon assimilation in the Canadian immigrant experience. Canadians from differing backgrounds define the problem of “dual identity” when attempting to assimilate into a primarily Anglo-Saxon culture. Isabel Vincent’s defines this phenomenon through the theme of a “mosaic” of Canadian culture that often divided Portuguese immigrants from Anglo-Saxon Canadian communities: “But we still had problems, and didn’t seem to belong. We never quite…

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    Richard Rodriquez describes assimilation as a process by which a person apart of one culture adopts and familiarizes to the customs of another culture. His position on the subject of assimilation is more or less neutral. Rodriquez acknowledges assimilation to a degree but does not prefer the labeling that results with assimilation. “I am in favor of assimilation. I am not in favor of assimilation. I recognize assimilation” (91), says Rodriquez. He tolerates and accepts assimilation and makes a…

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