Eth/125 Worksheet 1

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Week 1 Worksheet

Part 1

Define the following. Include the weblink and/or page number if a textbook citation for each definition. Note: Wikipedia, ask.com and infoplease.com are NOT reliable, credible sources so do not reference these sources.

|Term |Definition | |Diversity |“1 : the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety; especially:| | |the inclusion of different types of people (as people of different races or culture) in | | |group or organization” http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diversity | |Ethnocentrism |“characterized by or based on the attitude that one's own group is superior” | | |http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnocentrism?show=0&t=1347074585 | |Melting pot |“1 a: a place where a variety of races, culture, or individuals assimilate into a cohesive| | |whole | | |b: the population of such a place | | |2: a process of blending that often results in invigoration or novelty” | | |http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melting%20pot | |Minority group |“a culturally, ethnically, or racially distinct group that coexists with but is | | |subordinate to a more dominant group. As the term is used in the social...
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