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assimilationist

Definitions

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  • n. An advocate of the policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture.

Etymologies

assimilation +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Look at the furor caused by radio host Neal Boortz last year when he made comments about former Rep. Cynthia McKinney, who chose not to wear an acceptable, in his eyes, 'assimilationist' hair style.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Elections to the City Council saw "assimilationist" incumbent Hispanic council members ousted by La Raza supporting radical challengers.

    No Illegal Alien Pilot Left Behind - Michelle Malkin - Townhall Conservative

  • This assimilationist campaign gained desperate urgency in the early 1920s, when Congress began curbing the immigration of “undesirable” groups.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Despite the efforts of assimilationist Jews to convince themselves and the nation that they were one with white America, anti-Semitism actually escalated during the 1910s and 1920s.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Virtually repeating the words of Martin Luther King Jr. and other assimilationist leaders of the civil rights movement, the Janus Society urged “all homosexuals to adopt a behavior code which would be beyond criticism and which would eliminate many of the barriers to integration with the heterosexual world.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Most damaging of all to the assimilationist cause was the continued association of Jews with primitive sexuality.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • King recognized that black sexuality posed a special threat to his assimilationist project.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Importing in the poorest least educated in numbers is an assimilationist nightmare and probably means importing in gangs and crime.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mud Cakes

  • This is a quality that does little to further the assimilationist cause the French so actively pursue, though.

    Global Voices in English » Hijablogging: On Burqas and Bans

  • No, you won't find people like Tom Flanagan openly defending crude discrimination per se, setting aside his assimilationist approach to Native Canadians.

    Archive 2009-05-01

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  • Spiked: 'Leon points out that when bourgeois national movements were flourishing, Jews tended to subscribe to an assimilationist outlook; because capitalism was relatively stable then, and thus anti-Semitism tended to be quite rare, they saw their place as being within already-existing societies rather than being nationally separate from them.'

    January 20, 2009