Eth 125 Appendix a

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University of Phoenix Material appendix A

Part I

Define the following terms found in Week One and Week Two readings:

|Term |Definition |

|Diversity |Encouraging tolerance for people of different backgrounds |

|Ethnocentrism |Is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's culture |

|Melting pot |Diverse racial or ethnic groups or both, forming a new creation, a new culture entity |

|Minority group |A subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over their own |

| |lives than do the members of a dominant or majority group |

|Emigration |Leaving a country to settle in another |

|Immigration |Coming into a new country as a permanent resident |

|Culture |The shared patterns of behaviors and interactions, cognitive constructs, and affective |

| |understanding that are learned through a process of socialization. These shared patterns |

| |identify the members of a culture group while also distinguishing those of another group. |

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Part II

Answer each question in 250 to 350 words:

1. What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?

There are many ways in which groups of people are identified race, ethnicity, religion and gender. Some people might...