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Lecture 12

SOC 101 Lecture 12: GLOBALIZATION & MIGRATION
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Sociology
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SOC 101
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Jared Strohl

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GLOBALIZATION MIGRATION Transnationalism is the process of migrants remain(ing) strong connected to their homelands even as they become incorporated in the US. Globalization The process thrust which products, people, ideas, culture, capital, are transferred around the world creating a system of global integration Whereas in the past some nationssocieties could stand alone be self sufcient could stand alone be self sufcient, today all nations almost all people are part of an interdependent goal order. Global Inequality between to nations (video) 50 yrs of new immigration 1965 Hart Cellar Act The Act replaced national origin quotas, intended in large part to ensure a EuroAmerican majority, and aimed to attract skilled labor reunite families. It opened the doors to immigrants from Asia, Africa, Latin America and drastically altered the countrys demographics complexion Asian American Model Minority Stereotypes Today, Asian Americans are the most educated, least residentially segregated, and the group. Met likely to intermarry in the country. But, this stereotypes ignore Selection: Selection: Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean immigrants to the US are signicantly more educated than those who did not emigrate and remained in their home country 56 of Korean immigrants have a Bachelors Degree or higher, compared to only 36 of adults in Korea 26 of Vietnamese immigrants have at least a Bachelors Degree, compared to 5 in Vietnam. 51 of Chinese have graduated from college, compared to only 4 of adults in China Mexican Immigrants The 1965 Immigrants Act was extremely restrictive for Mexicans. They now had to enter with narrow hemispheric quotas that didnt adequately satiate our countrys demand for low wage labor, ushering in an er a of a large scale, unauthorized Mexican migration. Research shows that the children of parents who remain unauthorized obtain lower levels of education than those whose are able to legalize. unauthorized immigration from Mexico was near zero before he passage of the 1965 [Hart Cellar] Act, due in part to the Bracero Program, which provided temporary migrants with guest workers visas. The act dismantled this program, and unauthorized immigration for Latin America, mostly from Mexico, increased to nearly 10 million by 2010. Social Issues Globalization Structural; inequalities and hardship based on citizenship ethnicity Family and Network Separation This can lead to identity issues Stigma and Social Exclusion Bad jobs Low wages
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