The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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Here , let us simply characterize it as the classical “ melting pot , ” in which the
immigrant group typically enters the labor ... Non - European Immigrants
Immigrants from Asia and Latin America often found themselves , at least initially ,
in a ...
Between 1820 and 1930 , 38 million people immigrated to the United States —
32 million of them from Europe ( Burkey , 1978 ; Olson , 1979 ) . Since 1930 , over
7 million more arrived legally , not counting several million illegal immigrants ...
Most immigrant families stayed in the ghetto only for one or two generations .
Children of immigrants typically lost their ability to speak the home language ,
though many still understood it . The third generation became overwhelmingly ...
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