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Unformatted text preview: ethnic diversity. D. Segregation Segregation is the spatial and social separation of categories of people by race/ethnicity, class, gender, religion, or other social characteristics (Kendall, 1998:51). Explanations include economic inequality, prejudice, and personal preference. Segregation can occur at work, in neighborhoods where people live, or in social activities (Appelbaum and Chambliss, 1997:266) E. Legal Protection of Minorities Legal protection of minorities refers to a situation where the majority group will pass laws that protect the status of the minority group. Example: Canada set the Province of Nunavut for the aboriginal population who live in that area. F. Population Transfer Population transfer occurs when one group expels another group from a given territory....
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- Sociology, dominant culture, Chambliss, Appelbaum, pluralist society