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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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- Fall '14
- Sociology, dominant culture, cultural group, different cultural groups, dominant cultural group, group memberships