Unformatted text preview: -A common history (some countries having more than one ethnic group native to that country)-Shared cultural practices (eg. food, music, dance, etc)-shared religion-shared language Individuals identify with members of the group-not simply about genealogy, this is about feeling part of a collective Race v. Ethnicity-Racial groups can be understood as pan-ethnic category-Panethnic category - a group comprised of distinct ethnic groups that are lumped together based on one or all of the following:-physical characteristics-common language-common religion How does the government collect data on race and ethnicity? The census - Is this person hispanic, latino, or spanish? What race?...
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- Spring '08
- Ethnic group, Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, physical characteristics