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COM 340 Lecture 4 Cultural Identity, Cultural Identity, Ethnocentricism Ethnocentricism and Cultural Relativity and Cultural Relativity
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COM 340 2 Anthropologists tell us there are only three true “races” of people in the world. Caucasoid Negroid Mongoloid However, there are thousands of “ethnic groups.” These groups have a particular “identity.” Share similar features in language, clothing, food, music, etc. AND Share similar physical features, such as in hair, face, and body types. Race & Ethnicity
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3 The ethnic group(s) to which we belong help us to be aware of who we are and of our connections with others. They make up our “cultural identity.” Members of every culture have a sense of “social identification.” Who they are and why. Our cultural identity also affects our inter- personal relationships and expectations. Cultural Identity
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course SOC Soc2957 taught by Professor Anston during the Summer '97 term at Hawaii.

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340Lecture04 - Lecture 4 Cultural Identity, Ethnocentricism...

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