University of Phoenix Material
Define the following terms found in Week One and Week Two readings:
|Term |Definition |
|Diversity |The state of being diverse; variety. Also a range of different things. |
|Ethnocentrism |To judge another culture solely by the values and standards of one’s own culture. |
|Melting pot |Diverse racial or ethnic groups or both, forming a new creation, a new cultural entity. |
|Minority group |A subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over their own |
| |lives than do the members of a dominant or majority group. |
|Emigration |Leaving a country to settle in another. |
|Immigration |Coming into a new country as a permanent resident. |
|Culture |The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, |
| |or others social groups. |
Answer each question in 250 to 350 words:
1. What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?
There are many different ways for groups of people to be identified. For example I would identify myself as a student, a wife, a mother, a sister, a grandchild. There are people who are religious as well as people who are not. People can also be identified based on either career or employment type. I am a server at the moment but others can be identified as doctors,...