The study of diversity and/or segregation in the U.S. has always been subjected for various discussions overtime. As U.S. is a country that was under diversity and /or segregation for many years, it would be interesting for one to note the present state of diversity and /or segregation in U.S. Many studies have identified that diversity and/or segregation exists in different parts of the world even after the period of discrimination. It is to be noted that “the most prominent forms of segregation are modern phenomena, associated with modernization, economic specialization, and urbanization….” (West & MacLean, 204). Regarding the modern U.S. one can identify that there are segregations in major parts of the country affected with modernization, economic specialization, and urbanization. An observation of the lives of the American people will reveal the fact that the people are making arduous efforts to group themselves with people who are bearing similar life styles. Though human beings are capable of drawing amazingly social distinctions, the quite common tendency is against it. It can be cited from the separated life styles of the Democratic and Republican lawyers living in Maryland and in suburban Virginia respectively. They shall not be willing, if they are insisted to live with the other group. Analyzing this fact one can infer that it is just because of their cultural affinity they wish to share their values and flock together. One notable thing is that it causes for increasing their
happiness and they feel it as quite comfortable and can be flourished.