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Vertovec's Analysis

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The next step in Vertovec’s proposal of how to make connections in a diverse society is what he calls recategorization. Recategorization is described as, “individuals recast themselves not in terms of their differences, but in terms of what they have in common” (185). Using myself as an example, it may seem that I have nothing in common with my male Macroeconomics teacher if it is believed that we can only share something in common if the common ground has something to do with either race or place of origin. If we extend the broader groups to specified we can find other traits that we can connect and find common ground with. We might share favorite sports team, or religion, or the idea that there needs to be a reevaluation of Coe College’s
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