Residential Segregation and Acculturation: An Examination of Patterns in California in 1980
- Author(s): Langberg, Mark
- Farley, Reynolds
- et al.
This paper will focus on two elements of the expanded version of the assimilation model: acculturation and residential segregation. If, as Gordon has postulated, acculturation is a precursor to other forms of assimilation, there should be a statistically significant association between acculturation and segregation. Specifically, minority groups that measure high on acculturation should be less segregated from the dominant population than groups that score low on acculturation