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the process through which a majority group and a minority group combine to form a new group
Covert, subtle expressions of prejudice and discrimination against racial and ethnic minorities, often unconscious and unintentional.
Intermarriage to the point where there is a biological merging of formerly distinct groups.
An ideology espoused by militant African Americans during the period of the civil rights movement, ehich rejected the objective of intergration and advocated confrontational tactics.
Actions taken to oppress racial and ethnic minorities and to keep them in a subservent position.
marriage of partners of different racil or ethnic orgins
A type of in equalitarian pluralism in which minority ethnic groups are treated in a colonial fasion by the dominant group.
the system of black-white segregation maintained in the U.S. southern states from the end of reconstruction untill the 1960's that constituted a castelike form of stratification.
Mixture of races, especially through marriage
Membership in a social category (for example, ethnic group, gender) that is assigned at birth and not subject to fundamental change.
A term sometimes used to describe Mexican Americans.
the adoption by one ethniv group to another's norms and values
a popular charaterization of Asian Americans, reconizing their comparativly sucessfull adaption to American society.
An anti-chinese characterization, referring to the percived economic and cultural threatof the chinese immigration to the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A theory positing tht movement toward more complate assimilation proceeds irreversibly with each sccessive generation.
As suggested by Gans, the expression of ethnic identity by third and fourth generation people, though ethnicity no longer guides their social behavior.
Prejudice and discrimination directed at Jews.
the latest and current wave of immigration to the United States, beginning in the late s, consisting mostly of peoples from Asian and Latin American Societies.
Actions favoring members of minority groups over members of dominant, or majority, groups, usually in edication and work
formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live
A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, non-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled.
a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities
the doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can co-exist peacefully and equitably in a single country
the ability to speak two languages
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