Minority vs Assimilationism - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between minority and assimilationism
is that minority
is the state of being a minor; youth, the period of a person's life prior to reaching adulthood while assimilationism
is the policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture.
The state of being a minor; youth, the period of a person's life prior to reaching adulthood.
* 2011 , (Norman Davies), Vanished Kingdoms , Penguin 2012, p. 117:
Any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.
- She also played a key role as dowager-regent during the minority of her son.
Empowered by or representing a minority (usually a plurality) of votes cast, legislative seats, etc., rather than an outright majority thereof.
(US) A member of an ethnic minority.
- Most people agreed, but a sizable minority were upset by the decision.
- The company claims it has hired several minorities since the complaint was lodged.
* (youth) childhood
* (subgroup) majority
* (youth) adulthood
* minority government
* minority group
* minority leader
* minority report
* minority rule
The policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture.
*2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 558:
*:The model of regenerative assimilationism which the Revolutionaries displayed towards the Jews was evident in regard to other groupings whose commitment to the patriotic cause was for whatever reason in doubt.