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Unit 8: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
Unit 8: Chapter 9 About Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
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a group's self-identification based on cultural, historical, physical, or other characteristics.
Components of Ethnicity
Religion; Language; Racial characteristics; Geographic origin; Common history
People of same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture.
an ethnic group possessing unique linguistic, religions, and other culture traits, located in Louisiana and surrounding areas with historical roots in Canada. (Arcadians)
an attitude of ethnic or cultural superiority
the process in which a new ethnic group or identity appears or is created. *Example: Palestinians (post 1943)
(or identify) an ethnic group that reemerges after its importance faded or it was suppressed. *Example: Japanese-Americans during WWII, Manzanar (internet camp)
the process of learning how to operate within in a new culture
the adopting of a second culture
the adoption of a new culture by a migrant and the abandonment of most aspects of an original culture.
Cultural (Behavioral) Assimilation
a situation in which a migrant or new ethnic group maintains a strong self-identity and much of the original culture but has adopted enough of the cultural traits of a host society to become a functioning member of it.
the nearly complete fusion of a minority ethnic group with its larger host society.
A more complete form
in cities, areas that have concentrated populations of a particular ethnic group
Examples: Chinatown and Little Italy
Originally an Italian term for areas of cities where Jews were forced to live; more broadly, poor urban neighborhoods where minorities are concentrated.
Examples: Chicago's Southside or London's East end
the separation between or among different social or ethnic groups
Index of Dissimilarity
a measure of segregation that indicates how isolated two groups are from each other in a particular area or city (Census Tracks; US Census Bureau*
a suburb with a concentration of a particular ethnic group. *Example: Dearborn, MI (large Arab community)
moderately sized areas of ethnic concentration in rural or non-urban Amish or Mennonite communities. (Nappanee, IN)
the settlement of a whole town or area en masse by a particular ethnic group.
Irish in Boston
Ethnic Groups in the U.S.
African-American, American, American Indian, English, German, Hispanic/Spanish, Irish, Italian, and Mexican.
Notable (smaller) Ethnic Groups
Chinese, Cuban, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, and Polish.
large areas associated with a particular ethnic group, such as French-speaking Quebec and the Southwestern part of the U.S.
the Chinese government practice of moving Han Chinese citizens into minority ethnic areas to dilute the importance of the minority culture (93% of China's population)
Moving to Tibet Xingjiang Province
an approach to human geography that focuses on gender relationships as being central to our understanding of how space is created and arranged.
the social norms and behaviors that are expected of males or females
More than biological terms, social aspects
places that are considered male or female, or even gender neutral
restrooms, retail spaces and stores, gyms, kitchens, board rooms, work spaces, and private clubs
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