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an opinion or strong feeling formed without careful thought or regard to the facts
the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
Blending of culturally distinct groups into a single group with a common culture and identity
programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helping minority groups and women gain access to jobs and opportunities
A person wanting to enter or stay in a foreign country because of a fear of persecution at home
a person who has to leave his or her country to find safety.
Moral beliefs held by citizens that underlie their attitudes toward political and other issues. As integral parts of an individual's identity, these beliefs are stable and resistant to change.
a dispersion of people from their homeland
difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions.
the quality of being uniform in kind or nature, all of the same or similar kind or nature
migrants who enter a country without proper documents
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
between, among, or involving people of different races
an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage
practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
a generalized belief about a group of people
a person who is rejected (from society or home)
the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
the doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can co-exist peacefully and equitably in a single country
The trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
The spread of a set of beliefs, values, norms, language, and meaning systems that are shared by people who participate in this global community.
The group of people who makes up the largest percentage of the population in a country
Any group of people who do not make up the largest percentage of the population in a country
Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
The action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
All the knowledge and values shared by a society
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