Ermany: Diversity in a Modern Nation-State

Thinking Sociologically

1. Are there any religious ethnic minority groups in your society? Compare their status to the status of Germans-Turks.
2.Explain the difference between assimilation and multiculturalism as goals for societies with immigrant populations.
3.Germans pride themselves on remembering and atoning for the genocide in their past . How about your society Were there shameful episodes in your societys history? How does your society deal with them now?
4. Do you live in a capitalist society? If so , is its style of capitalism similar to or different from Germanys or Japans ?
6. Compare the system of higher education in Germany with the system in your society?
What advantages or disadvantages do you see in each?