University of Phoenix Material
Define the following terms found in Week One and Week Two readings:
|Term |Definition |
|Diversity |The condition or quality of being diverse, different, or varied; difference, unlikeness. |
|Ethnocentrism |The belief in the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture. |
|Melting pot |Diverse racial or ethnic groups or both, forming a new creation, a new cultural 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 quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as |
| |excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. |
What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?
People are identified in a lot of different ways but mainly they are identified by gender, race, ethnicity, and religion. People can also be identified in other ways like age but a lot of people identify people by their looks instead of their ethnicity or race. People can identify others by their gender, which is obviously whether they are male or female. These days it can sometimes be hard to tell whether one is male or female but that is beside the...