(10) Sociologists of religion agree "that marginal religious groups or sects are characterized by: 1) an emphasis on doctrinal purity; 2) hostility to or disassociation from the prevailing culture; and 3) a strict code of behavior." (11) Whatever the precise framework, we can speak of religious groups as relatively "acculturated," aligned with the dominant culture, or "unacculturated
," antagonistic to or withdrawn from the culture.
The groups can be labeled "acculturated," "bicultural" and "unacculturated
," according to IRTs HispanicLink.
Hispanics have more limited English skills and thus rely even more on products marketed specifically to them.
They increasingly wished to avoid the onerous social stigma born by those identified increasingly as 'Cajuns' (an Anglo corruption of Acadians) ..., the apparent result of much unfavorable publicity by the Northern popular press."); DORMON, supra note 8, a 72 ("Even as late as the 1930's and 1940's, then, the Cajuns were still deemed (by close and sometimes critical observers) to be isolated, unacculturated
to American middle-class norms, provincial, insular, illiterate, poor ...
Unassimilated by the call for straightened hair, these women sport hairstyles related to their unacculturated
population spends]; bi-cultural Hispanics are at 85 percent; and unacculturated
Hispanic spending drops to 50 percent of the total U.S.
The purpose of selecting first-time patients was to track them on a one-year time frame to see how often they make visits to the dental office and how many of them fall into the category of being a "common patient." The "common patient" variable is used to determine Western acculturation and to see how the rates of periodontal disease differ between patients who are making regular visits (acculturated) and those who do not (unacculturated
); this follows the assumption that someone who is more acculturated practices the Western norm of making regular dental visits.
workers are the 26% of Hispanic workers born outside the U.S.
Conventional wisdom has different cultures in the United States taking a linear path to assimilation: unacculturated
to acculturated to assimilation.
Since fugitives often remain unacculturated
even as they and their society pretend they are assimilated, their physical presence and their residual codes continually excite the old grudges.
Hispanics tend to be recent arrivals to the United States, speak only Spanish at home, continue to practice the traditions of their homeland and rely heavily on the Spanish-language media to maintain strong ties to their culture," notes Anthony Luceno, senior marketing manager for Watt International of Toronto.
Native American club-women's interest in traditional native families was motivated, at least in part, by their perception that unacculturated
Indians detracted from the image of Native Americans as a whole.