cultural assimilation


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cultural assimilation

[kul′chərəl]
a process by which members of an ethnic minority group lose cultural characteristics that distinguish them from the dominant cultural group or take on the cultural characteristics of another group.
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The special will examine cultural assimilation, a look at those who came to America but didn't make it, discuss marketing aimed toward Latino fans, examine baseball in the Dominican Republic and profile Roberto Clemente, who was first signed by then Dodgers scout Al Campanis.
Taaffe has made good use of his early optical experiments, just as the intense experience of living in Naples, that most cosmopolitan of all cities, has made him adroit in the cultural assimilation so deftly achieved in this impressive painting.
The text also addresses a specifically-French fear of cultural assimilation, particularly, the Americanization of French youth through exposure to American pop cultural forms.
Yet many applicants nevertheless cited their deep and abiding loyalty to the monarchy as evidence of their social and cultural assimilation and proof of their French national identity.
The reader is introduced to this alleged ideological mismatch by surveys relating to the evolution of Germanic paganism, to conversion, and to the cultural assimilation of old ways into new, with brief commentaries on the surviving minor works (Widsith, Hildebrandslied, Finnsburh, Waldere, and Deor).
Germanic tribal elites may have rejected cultural assimilation into a Latin world view, but he never demonstrates that there was something uniquely Indo-European about this rejection.
This film explores the political and cultural assimilation of an Afro-Cuban American family to the United States and the Bronx environment in the 1960s and 1970s.
Haverfield (1860-1919) dominated the field of Romano-British archaeology, straddling the point between traditional English antiquarianism and a more rigorous and academic approach; the best- known facet of his legacy is that of cultural assimilation or romanisation, which is still applied today.
These objections notwithstanding, the book is a major contribution not only to the history of traditional Gaelic bagpiping but also to Scottish and Canadian cultural studies in that it addresses problems of ethnic minorities in their cultural assimilation into unitary multinational societies.
Educational Services: A total training solution focused on leading-edge technical and functional skills, project management and cultural assimilation.
Sample topics include slavery reparations, cultural assimilation, affirmative action, standardized testing, and election reform.
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