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Geographies of Race and Ethnicity: Mosaic or Melting Pot? Chapter 5
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Ethnic Geography Ethnicity – Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions. Ethnic Group – People of common ancestry and cultural tradition living as a minority in a larger society. Ethnic Geography – The study of spatial and ecological aspects of ethnicity.
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Ethnic Geography Race – A categorization of humans based on skin color and other physical characteristics. Not scientifically classifiable Nationality – Identity with a group of people who share legal attachment and personal allegiance to a particular country as a result of being born there.
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FBI Categorization by Race
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Ethnic Geography Why are we not ‘American’ until we’re outside of the United States? - 2 waves of immigration - Differences emphasized
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Differentiating between race and ethnicity is difficult to do: - US Census regards 3 prominent ethnic groups differently. -
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