Rutgers University Sociology Alba and Nees Theory of Assimilation Discussion Question

Rutgers University Sociology Alba and Nees Theory of Assimilation Discussion Question

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Discuss and answer all five questions:
1.Considering immigrant and ethnic communities in NJ or NYC, in what ways does Alba and Nee’s theory of assimilation help to explain lived experiences in these communities?
2.In what ways do Brotheron and Barrio’s theory of social bulimia help to explain lived experiences in these communities?
3.Does one theory have more explanatory power than the other?
4.Could both theories be true at the same time?
5.Does one theory apply to one immigrant community better than other immigrant communities? Use examples