Diversity Workseet

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Diversity Worksheet

Answer each question in 50 to 150 words. Provide citations for all the sources you use.

1. What is diversity? Why is diversity valued?

Diversity can be defind as “ to refer to many demographic variables, including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, education, geographic origin, and skill characteristics..” (u.s department) Diversity is valued because things would not be they way it is today if we did not have it. It make everyone different.

2. What is ethnocentrism? In what ways can ethnocentrism be detrimental to a society? Ethnocntrism can be defined as “the preferencing of an individual’s culture over the cultures of any other group.(wisegeek)” Ways that ethnocentrism can be determed in society is by the way that someone looks, or dresses. It can so be determed my the way they do things or the food that they cook. We know this day and time that we all judge people in these ways and make them stand out.

3. Define emigration and immigration.
Immigration can define as have citizenship in another country but going to another country to live permanent (Immigration). Immigration is also where you once lived some where then moved to the other country to live. Emigration is almost the same thing, but it is not living in the coutry permanent. These two words are the most missed used words. (immigration)

4. What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?

Groups are people are identified in different ways and for many different reasons. People are identified by their religious beliefs, the color of their skin tones, the features of their face, the way that they talk, their clothing or the style, and even the types of music that they listen to. I do feel that that most common way that people are identified is by the tone of their skin. People are put in categorize such as White, Blacks, Hispanics, Asian, and...
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