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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC205H1
Professor
Brent Berry
Semester
Winter

Description
Explain difference in economic achievement between immigrant and Canadian born populationSocial networks of immigrants are usually less extensiveForeign credentials and foreign working experience of immigrants are discreditedDifferential treatment of immigrants in the labour market in relation to job attainment and promotionPoorer quality of recent immigrant entering than those of earlier immigrantDue to structural changes in the citys economy in recent decadesVoluntary and involuntary segregationVoluntary segregation people choose to live in the same area as others with a common cultureInvoluntary segregation people are forced by lack of financial resources or discrimination to live adjacent to others of the same culture groupDifferent theories that have tried to explain changes in immigrant settlement patternsClassical perspectives Macro and Micro PerspectivesConcentric zone model describes relationship between city residential pattern and immigrant adaptation processWhen immigrants move into a new country with limited resources and language skills they usually stay closer to other members of their ethnic groupBecause they have limited financial resources they live at zone in transition then move out to the outer zone when they increase their incomeInvasion succession modelMicro racial and ethnic composition within individual neighborhoodsA few minority families with socioeconomic resources move into
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