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A policy of furthering cultural or racial assimilation.

as·sim′i·la′tion·ist adj. & n.


(Sociology) a person who favours and promotes the incorporation and mixing of different groups in society
(Sociology) relating to the favouring and promotion of the incorporation and mixing of different groups in society
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20) So complete is the obliteration of an African heritage, so complete is the cultural assimilation to Euro-American values, that physical bondage is obviated; the compliant subject polices himself.
They assumed that modernization required a strong, secular state and that ethnic attachments represented annoying impediments in the way of cultural assimilation.
In The Phoenix Gone, The Terrace Empty, she covers the canvas of cultural assimilation with an intensely personal brush.
Themes of cultural assimilation, national identity and ethnic domination --largely unexamined by the British conscience in the home islands, outside the familial context of Anglo-Celtic relations--replaced or merged with the old motifs of social mobility and privilege.
As LTVS grows, its programming will consist of entertainment, news, sports, culture, lifestyle and educational programming, including programs that teach English and cultural assimilation.
Whereas television in the past served as the anchorage of cultural assimilation, including the brainwashing of people, the Internet today defines for us what mass society is all about-Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Will intermarriage and cultural assimilation cause the numbers of coming Jewish generations to atrophy, as traditionalists have long feared?
Tokyo) traces the intellectual development of Japanese thinker Yanagi (1889-1961), emphasizing how by the time Japan was invading Asia and enforcing a cultural assimilation policy on its colonies and occupied territories, he was arguing that multiple ethnic groups and cultures could coexist, that peace could not be achieved by painting the world in one color.
Large and small communities alike also struggled with their desire to insure Jewish cultural and/or religious continuity between generations at the same time that those efforts were undermined by cultural assimilation and other blandishments of a society gradually removing its barriers against Jews, if not Americans of African descent.
Shrayer's analysis of cultural assimilation in Bagritskii's poetry focuses on two texts, 'Proiskhozhdenie' ('Origins') and his highly controversial 'Fevral' ('February'), a late work which has provided ammunition for anti-Semitic critics.
Immigration highlights issues of cultural assimilation and identity for both the immigrants and the host population.
Yet Magnus balances her argument of cultural assimilation with an equally important thesis of Jewish persistence to retain cultural identity.
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