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Unit 4 Key Terms Cleft nation is one in which the major ethnic groups are so clearly separate from one another in terms of values that it is difficult to form a national culture. Heterogeneity quality of being completely different; incongruous. Yoruba one of the largest ethno-linguistic or ethnic groups in west Africa. The Yoruba constitute around 30 million individuals throughout West Africa and are found predominantly in Nigeria with approximately 21% of its total population. Ibo Also known as Igbo. Ethnic group living chiefly in southeastern and south Nigeria. Igbo people are among the largest and most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria. Collectivism a term used to describe any moral, political, or social outlook, that emphasizes the interdependence of every human in some collective group and the priority of group goals over individual goals. Collectivists
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Unformatted text preview: focus on community and society, and seek to give priority to group goals over individual goals. OPEC Is a cartel of twelve countries made up of Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela, in existence since 1965. African ‘traditional’ ruler local rulers who were regarded as the custodians of their people’s legacy and their communities Age-group stratification Stratified ordering by age group and seniority Single-party state is a type of party system government in which a single political party forms the government and no other parties are permitted to run candidates for election. Timber and caliber a popular Nigerian term meaning the characteristic of high status and integrity...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course HUM 261 taught by Professor R.j.pyle during the Fall '10 term at Kaplan University.

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