Ethnic Imperialism And Ethnic Colonialism

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The notion/necessity of a home inside a globalized economy highlights the commodification of stability, in which it has become a privilege to be able to define and enjoy the luxury of having a place to rest one's head at night. Traditional, as well as modern conceptions of land and property are utilized as a mechanism of control and exploitation as a response to the historical and social legacies that have restricted access of accumulating wealth and property for women, poor people of color, as well as any identities outside the dominant white-male narrative. This mechanism of exclusion and control is ushering the fuel of an evolved form of colonialism, in which the housing market with the help of a repressive political system constructed this concept of ethnic genocide, thus highlighting the erasure of culture by displacing communities deriving from capitalist notions of progress. Progress inside the United States is viewed through modern development, such as high-rise apartment complexes and white-owned businesses profiting off the appropriation of culture, instead of ensuring progress for communities of colors is housing security. Displacement as form of social control, in which housing economy and policies are ushering a transformation of colonialism in relation to the housing crisis, in which poor communities of color are pushed into certain regions where they can be economically exploited, as well as socially scapegoated. Many different sociological theories can be
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