ethnic cultures test 3

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panethnicity

what is the development of solidarity between ethnic subgroups?

west=latino East=hispanic

what term is more common in the west and east for persons of hispanic or latino decent?

Bracero

what term was used to describe contracted laborers brought to the united states from mexico after the depression?

32 million

What number of hispanics that are in the united states are mexican americans?

refers to the area of common culture along the border between mexico and u.s.

What does borderlands refer to?

issue of communism still overshadows attitudes about u.s. relationship wit cuba

What is the wet foot dry foot policy?

the culture of poverty involves what, according to its theorists

immigration

foreign owned companies that establish operations in Mexico are exempt from Mexican taxes and are not required to provide insurance or benefits for workers

what are maquiladoras?

Mexican Americans

what is the term la raza used to connote pride in?

chicanismo

What kind of stress means having a positive self-image and placing little reliance on conventional forms or politics?

Neoricans

term the islanders use for puerto ricans in new york

tracking

what term refers to the practice of placing students in specific curriculum groups based on test scores?

remittances

transfer of money by a foreign worker to his or her home country

it is made on a continuum rather than by sharp categorical separations

how does a color gradient describe distinctions based on skin color?

hometown clubs

typically are non-proit organizations that maintain close ties to immigrant's hometowns in Mexico or Latin nations

high unemployment

what is associated with the immigration of central and south americans to the united states

tracking

practice of placing students in specific classes or curriculum based on test scores and other criteria.

familism

term used to refer to pride in the exteneded family expressed through the maintenance of close ties and strong obligations to kinfolk in the extended family.

20.7%

in 2006 what percent of Latinos lived below the poverty line in the United States?

refers to the generalized prejudice toward Asian people and their customs

What does the term yellow peril capture in the characterizations of Asian people?

repatriation

the program in the 1930s that deported immigrants back to their native land.

health care

term refers to the people's opportunities to provide themselves with material goods positive living conditions, and favorable living experiences.

all have followed patterns created in traditional china
all 3 types have performed similar functions
Hui Kuan-benevolent associates that help members adjust to a new life
Tongs-formed on the basis of common interests

what are reasonable conclusions about the various social organizations among Chinese Americans? what were two key social organizations and their purpose

crime, delinquency, and reported mental illness

data shows that on all types of social discord or issues japanese americans have lower incident rate of what than all other minorities?

plynesians

who was Hawaii initially populated by?

japanese educational attainment is higher; higher median family income

compare japanese americans to caucasians in terms of education and income

model minority

what term refers to when a group experiences prejudice and discrimination; yet seems to have succeeded economically, socially, and educationally without resorting to political or violence with whites?

chinese

who comprises the largest asian american group?

the were considered "threats"

what was the reason for the placement of japanese americans in evacuation camps?

president roosevelt

what president is responsible for the order to place japanese americans in evacuation camps during WWII

just because they do better in their education does not mean they make more money. whites make more than their asian counterparts.

what is true regarding asian americans and diversity of income

Issei

first generation japanese immigrants to the United States are known as what?

rising divorce rate, outgroup marriage increasing, neolocal pattern of residence

what evidences acculturation of chinese americans in family life?

never had segregation, jim crow, slavery, or laws against interracial marriage

what negative factor in american history were hawaiians not exposed to

sovereignty movement

what movement is the effort by the indigenous people of Hawaii to secure a measure of self-government and restoration of their lands?

Clan or Tsu Organization

social organizations along family or kinship ties in Chinatown are known as what?

the impression of glitter and wealth hidden among economic deprivation and poverty

what are some of the paradoxes relating to the perception and realities of chinatown

tongs

secret socieites; formed on the basis of common interests such as political or other protests

variation of blaming the victim by "praising the victim" excludes asians from social programs and conceals unemployment and other social skills

how can the model minority stereotype of asian americans be viewed as negative?

japanese american

what asian american group has the highest level of educational achievement?

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