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Asian_background (4 slides)[1] - American Population HM 351...

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1 Background Information On Asians Kittler and Sucher, Food and Culture. Thomson/Wadsworth American Population 2/3 Americans whites 1/3 Americans - non-European African Americans – 13.5% Latinos - 15% Asians – 5% 2000 2008 White 225 M 201 M (66.5%) Black 34 M 41 M (13.5%) Hispanic 31 M 46 M (15%) Asian 10 M 15 M (5%) 300 M 302 M (320,000,000) California 36.8M (2008) Whites Hispanics 1990 2000 2008 1990 2000 2008 57% 47% 43% 26% 32% 36% Asians Blacks 1990 2000 2008 1990 2000 2008 9% 11% 12.4% 7% 6.4% 6.7% San Francisco Asians - 33% of San Francisco’s population (> 60% Chinese) Definitions Culture –Values, beliefs, attitudes and practices accepted by a community of individuals. Culture is learned , NOT inherited. Enculturation Culture passed from generation to generation. Ethnicity - Cultural membership Social construct - shared behavior patterns, e.g. food habits, dress, language and often religious affiliation.
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course HM 321 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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Asian_background (4 slides)[1] - American Population HM 351...

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