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10/8/07-10/10/07 Ethnicity Identity with a group of people who share the cultural traditions of a particular homeland Ethnic usually implies outsider Census Definitions Race- White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, some other race o 2000 allowed to select multiple races Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, Not Hispanic or Latino Nationality Country of Birth Clicker Question: The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as the right of a) Centripetal force b) National-state c) Sovereignty—having the ability to govern yourself d) Self-determination—the right to govern yourself e) Ethnic identity Turkey, Iraq, and Syria don’t have a national-state but believe in self-determination Race Race is “socially constructed” o It is meaningful because society says so o It is not biologically meaningful Most of the genetic diversity in human populations is found within ALL races, and not between races
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African-American vs. Black American
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