003 - Sociocultural integration - Part One
Examine (AO3) the role of diasporas in preserving culture in one country and the adoption of minority traits by host societies.
- Minority Trait
- Ethnic Village
Define the key terms above by using your 'Global Interactions' text book by Guinness, the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom and the links below.
Activity One - Preserving Culture - Discussion and Notes
Figure One - A map to show the migration of Chinese and Indian migrants in 2011.
Taken From: http://media.economist.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/original-size/20111119_WOM924_0.gif
Answer the following bullet points by using the map above and the images below the questions.
- Using the map above where have the Chinese migrated to?
- Why have the Chinese chosen these areas to migrate to? Think back to out initial global interactions lessons of a shrinking world.
- How do the pictures below suggest that the Chinese culture is being preserved? The montage of photographs in the Youtube clip will also help you.
Image Two - China Town, London
Image Three - China Town, London
4. Using the 'Geography Course Companion' text book by Nagle and Cooke pages 370-371 and the resources below explain how diaspora can preserve a culture. Use the headings below to help you:
- Contact with source culture
- Social Organisation
- Continued flow of people
Activity Two - Adoption Minority Traits
- Make notes on the adoption of minority traits using the 'Global Interactions' text book pages 173-174.
- How do host societies adopt the minority traits of other cultures? Use the headings below to help explain your answers. Remember to use examples.
- International tourism
- Government legislation
- Fashionable ethnic images
- Ethnic media
'Global Interactions - IB Geography Case studies for the Higher Level Extension' by www.privategeotutor.com pages 71-83