In the following, I can't understand the underlined part as other reasons are all related to mixing with minorities, but only the underlined is the opposite meaning. Does it mean something special? Why isn't it like "movement toward the goal"? Can somone help me?
ex)While predictions about the future are always difficult, one can be made with certainty. People will find themselves in large numbers of interactions where intercultural communication skills will be essential. There are several reasons for such prediction. Some reasons include increasing amounts of contact brought on by overseas assignments, the movement of college students spending time in ohter countries.....Others relate to social changes within any one large and complex nation : affirmative action, the movement of immigrants and refugees, bilingual education programs, and movement away from the goal that ethnic minorities become a part of a 'melting pot'....