Patterns of Movement Theorists and Ethnography


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Cann, Stoneking and Wilson
Out of Africa Model - Mitochondrial Eve inherited down a matrilineal decent
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Thorne and Wolpoff
Multiregional Hypothesis - Argues humans evolved across the world at a simultaneous rate
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Brauer
Assimilation Model - Evolutionary traits are due to a blending process through breeding and survival of the fittest, rather than an instant replacement
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Simpson
Imagined genetic communities - Increased developments / research into DNA could open up new possibilities for "racialisation" and "essentialisation" of ethnicity.
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Ward
Gangsters without borders - MS-13 in LA, participation in criminal gang activities broke down physical national borders and allowed for identities and bonds to be created through shared experiences and culture
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Wallman
Polyethnic communities - Compared two polyethnic communities in London. In Bow, E.London, there was a strong polarisation and people lived very separate lives. However, in Battersea, S.London, the relationships and group boundaries was more relaxed
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Wilhite
Labour migration in the Gulf - Migrant workers were seen as a necessary evil as they provided manual work yet posed a potential foreign threat
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Schiller
Transmigrants - Argues that many contemporary immigrants maintain strong ties with their country of origin. Filipinos in the US made sure that their homecountry was given support by the US
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Foner
Remittance economies - Migrant workers sending money home may improve social and economic status back home, yet may cause ethnic conflict in host communities
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Foner
Migrant impacts on Family Life - improves social mobility in females as they can gain access to social and economical resources that were previously beyond reach (glass ceiling). However, this causes tension between generations.
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Multiregional Hypothesis - Argues humans evolved across the world at a simultaneous rate

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Thorne and Wolpoff

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Assimilation Model - Evolutionary traits are due to a blending process through breeding and survival of the fittest, rather than an instant replacement

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Imagined genetic communities - Increased developments / research into DNA could open up new possibilities for "racialisation" and "essentialisation" of ethnicity.

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Gangsters without borders - MS-13 in LA, participation in criminal gang activities broke down physical national borders and allowed for identities and bonds to be created through shared experiences and culture

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