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society, such as schools. In the United States, it is the middle class, white, English-speaking, heterosexual
Christian culture with its historical roots in Europe.
Egalitarianism—A belief in social, political, and economic rights and privileges for all people.
Enculturation—Process of acquiring the characteristics of a given culture and becoming competent in its
language and ways of behaving and learning.
Equality—State of being equal in that one cultural group is not inferior or superior to another and that all
groups have access to the same be...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course EDF 2555 taught by Professor Dr.page during the Fall '14 term at E. Illinois.
- Fall '14