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ethnicity

 [eth-nis´ĭ-te]
affiliation due to shared linguistic, racial, or cultural background; intrinsic elements of one's heritage acquired from one's socially defined forebears that are based on perceptions of cultural differences among groups living in close proximity.

ethnicity

Vox populi Racial status–ie, African American, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic
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Dual or multiple ethnicities are particularly common among Maori and Pacific people and, somewhat connected with this, among young people.
Lebanese ethnicities are defined primarily in relation to the states of which they are a part and the primary schism there is shaped by the relationship between 'old' and 'new' communities.
s book and music stores are organized by regions, ethnicities and countries.
The wider paper examines 2006 data for ethnic groups as categorised by the Ministry of Education at the broadest level--European/Pakeha, Maori, Pasifika, Asian and Other--as well as specific Pacific and Asian ethnicities where data are available.
The researchers summarize by stating that adolescents commonly have partners with different characteristics: Female adolescents commonly have partners of a different age, and Hispanics and adolescents of other ethnicities commonly have multiethnic relationships.
Martin's breadth of scope allows him to make valuable comparisons among the leisure forms of social classes, ethnicities, genders, etc.
Too few women in this Iowa study self-reported their ethnicities as Afro-American, American Indian, Asian or other ethnicities to permit stable estimates of breast cancer risk for these ethnic groups.
The review noted that the high rate of intermarriage between ethnic groups in New Zealand, as well as the significant number of individuals who record dual or multiple ethnicities, creates major challenges in assigning an ethnic group to a household or family, both conceptually and practically.
Fok is asking the district to include books from authors of all ethnicities.
The next section, on "Tribute, Migration and Trade," deals primarily with late colonial data, but follows a similar pattern: first, a rather theoretical essay by Saignes, who emphasizes the mutability of individual ethnicities that were less expressions of personal identity than tools to achieve specific economic ends in the face of a legal system predicated upon ethnic categorization.
That people choose to record multiple ethnicities generally reflects that:
A UC admissions report released last week indicated that students of all ethnicities, except Asian-Americans, accepted for the fall semester declined by as much as 18 percent - 43 percent at University of California, Los Angeles.