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Unformatted text preview: considered important within a society. There are three races: Negroid, Mongoloid, and Caucasian. Biological classifications of race are arbitrary and misleading members of different races share markers of other races. There are no pure races Ethnicitya cultural and national identity. Ethnic Minority unique characteristics related to culture or nationality. Subculture defined by its own language, religion, values, beliefs, norms and customs. It is part of the majority system. There is a separation between the two groups either because the subgroup chooses to maintain cultural and national origins, or because the majority erects barriers that prevent the ethnic group from blending in with the larger culture. Ethnocentrism can lead to members of the majority considering the members of ethnic minorities to be inferior since they behave in ways that go against the majoritys conception of appropriate methods of behaving....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10