Whigs, intent on proving the superiority of the English constitutional tradition as a means to effect greater integration with their southern neighbour, saw the Revolution not as the final destination for Scotland's centuries-long struggle for civil and religious liberty, but as deliverance from a distressing history of feudal oppression.
Simply put, colonial agents envisioned sports as yet another mechanism to accomplish these assimiliationist
In this way, de Burgos avoids the assimiliationist
drive within Hispanismo and celebrates the heterogeneity of Latin America as a source of strength.
A school counselor practicing from an assimiliationist
perspective embraces the notion that to be truly American, a group must conform to mainstream morals, ethics, values, attitudes, and philosophies about the goals and purposes of life.
On the other hand, I am reminded by colleagues and friends that to continue to elide my Metis identity is to forget that my family engaged in practices of repression as a response to colonial assimiliationist
pulls, as well as to allow this government-mandated project of assimilation some measure of success.
The new historiography suggests that these policies were not assimiliationist
but in many ways reactive, chaotically implemented, and ultimately ineffectual or counterproductive.
Repeatedly, our attention is drawn to the brutal policing of Aboriginal people--from the enforcement of discriminatory and punitive laws during colonial and assimiliationist
eras, to more recent practices such as over-policing in country towns and the use of paramilitary forces in urban settings.
T]here are (at least) three different kinds of assimiliationist
That is, when there are relatively few women in the legislature, women chairs practice styles that can be characterized as assimiliationist
and much closer to the traditional male style of aggregative leadership.