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11-01-04 Soc100-125 Essay 2 Opposites always attract like structural assimilation and prejudice vs discrimination In this essay that is what we will be talking about Also what is the difference of prejudice and discrimination And if there can be one without the other ex Prejudice without discrimination Structural assimilation when an accepted set up of a societal moray is changed In other words it is a switch up in a society standard For example the first licensed to be issued for a casino in Las Vegas Nevada was a woman Structural assimilation seems to be something that is done that we are not use to Culture assimilation is a mixing of one society beliefs and knowledge This tells us that if two or more beliefsknowledge are mixed together to be one its culture assimilation Its like buying a pizza pie and Greeks are making the pizza instead of Italians Culture assimilation is for people that are two different cultures to blend together Assimilation can be seen as the blending of the culture and structure of one racial or ethnic group with the culture and structure of society see Curry Tim Jiobu Robert and Schwirian Kent 2002 P172 A process by which one culture is destroyed and another culture imposed on a people usually by force In the process the young people of a status group defined as low adopt the values and norms of status groups defined as superior People do not readily surrender their culture ie their capacity to create a particular form of culture The recent 1977 television series Roots documents the brutality involved in the destruction of culture as Blacks were assimilated into American culture as slaves All assimilation is blendingmixing behavior may it be bad or forced upon or gladly accepted Prejudice is an attitude that predisposes an individual to prejudge entire categories of people unfairly see Curry Tim Jiobu Robert and Schwirian Kent 2002 P168 This is
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