Ethnology- The science that analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology; cultural Covert observation- Participant observation carried out without the explicit awareness and agreement of the social unit
The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Match race and ethnicity key terms with their correct descriptions:
1. Copy each key term from the Key Terms list below.
2. Paste each key term into the cell to the right of its matching description.
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Topics Body Modification Marriage and family Gender Concepts/ Terms Irizumi- tattoo themselves to rebel against upper class. TattooingPiercingTooth sharpeningLip DiskingTrephinationBody BuildingPlastic SurgeryReasons for body modifications- self expressio
The terms race and ethnicity mean more than simply the definitions Americans
have given them. These concepts are important to the society of the United States for
reasons that define this countrys very being. These terms are who and what this
country is a