Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    "Melting Pot" theory versus "Salad Bowl" theory

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    What is your opinion of "Melting Pot" theory versus "Salad Bowl" theory when describing the culture of the United States?

    Explain.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:47 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/education/schools-communities/melting-pot-theory-versus-salad-bowl-theory-348762

    Solution Preview

    Please rate 5/5 and ask for me as a Special Request on future jobs!

    First off, as you briefly compare the two terms, I personally prefer to think that the salad bowl metaphor is more apt in terms of cultural symbolism and influence in America today than before in the past. Since the melting pot term seems to denote that ethnic groups have ...

    Solution Summary

    The "Melting Pot" theory versus "Salad Bowl" theory is briefly debated.

    $2.19