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Diaspora
The movement, migration, or scattering of people away from an established or ancestral homeland
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Citizenship
Usually associated with the right to work and live in a country and to participate in political life
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Gender
Social construction of ideas about what is masculine or feminine. It is different and deeper than biology.
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Issei
First generation, and born in Japan-A Japanese immigrant to America.
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Nisei
Not first generation, born in US. Person's parents are from Japan.
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Sansei
A person born in US or Canada whose grandparents were immigrants from Japan
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Question 27
Are you willing to serve in the armed forces of the US on combat duty, wherever ordered?
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Question 28
Will you swear unqualified allegiance to the USA and faithfully defend the US from any or all attack by foreign or domestic forces, and forswear any form of allegiance to the Japanese emperor, to any other foreign government, power or organization?
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WRA (War Relocation Authority)
Administered the 10 permanent camps, known as relocation centers, which were home to some Japanese-Americans until as late as March 1946. The WRA segregated the "loyal" from the "disloyal" by placing them in separate camps. 
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JACl (Japanese-American Citizen's League)
Formed in 1929 to protect the rights of Japanese Americans from the state and federal governments. It fought for civil rights for Japanese Americans, assisted those in internment camps during WWII, and led a successful campaign for redress for internment for the US Congress.
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ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
A nonpartisan non-profit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the US." It works through litigation, lobbying, and community education. 
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Rights
Normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people. 
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Globalization
The development of an increasingly integrated global economy. Free flow capital.
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Class
Often defined by economic and educational status. Working class or professional class
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Power
The ability to influence people. Having resources, money, and/or information. 
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Poverty
The state or condition of having little money, goods or means of support. (Nickel and Dimed). 
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Home
A place of residence and refugee/ a social unit formed by a group of people living together.
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Place
Sense of place or feeling/perception held by a group of people. Also, geographic location.
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Status
A position or rank in relationship to others.
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Moral Hazard
Poses the question-If you bail someone out of a problem they caused, what incentive will they have in order to not make the same mistake
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systematic risk
When you have ties with other companies and their investments, then you're at the risk if they fail. If they fail, so do you.
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credit default swaps
Agreement where someone sells you insurance to a bond you own, if bond goes belly up, they pay you, if it does not - you pay them. 
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Nation (state)
Shared defined territory-borders. Shared system of government (laws).
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Transnational
Reaching beyond national boundaries. Decisions in US impact other countries & vice versa.
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Race
Social construction (need to remember historical & social process). Late 19th Century descriptions focused on biological characteristics.
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Equality
The right to equal protection under the laws. 
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Belonging
Has to do with sense of: community, acceptance, shared emotional connection & ability to influence others
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Identity
Answers "Who am I?". has to do with perceptions of sameness and difference. is dynamic in nature
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Culture
Has to do with shared attitudes, values and beliefs. Often as to do with ideas about social conventions. 
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Rabbit in the Moon
If you're loyal to the states, then you see a man in the moon. Japanese people are expected to see a rabbit. However, Japanese American's had to answer this question to test their loyalty. 
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