ethnicity


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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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Generalising across the four multivariate models, younger age, not being born in New Zealand, living in a family with children, living in a deprived neighbourhood, and having poorer self-rated health all tended to be moderate to strong predictors of changing ethnicity.
The final set of analyses examined whether associations with nativity status varied by race or ethnicity and education.
In discussing theories of ethnicity Knowles again emphasizes transactional or relational aspects.
Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission said: "Stopping someone based on their race or ethnicity alone is unlawful and unacceptable.
For the major race/ethnicity categories, the census-based probabilities had good qualities as a test for parent-reported race and ethnicity.
Ethnicity has been variously defined by different scholars.
Therefore, ethnicity does matter in South Sudan's conflict but not because the people of South Sudan do not cherish the value of cultivating a national identity, but the political elites have turned ethnicity into a powerful tool to secure public resources and political power.
It is, however, chapter 4 on migrant labor that best illustrates his central point--that the young male migrants of Natal sought to embrace Zulu ethnicity only when it served their material interests.
The first chapter, in German, is Richard Corradini's examination of Augustine's use of the peregrinus or the pilgrim moving within the City of Man (as represented by Babylon, Jerusalem, and Rome) to define a 'utopian' form of ethnicity based on Christian values, rather than the common trope of identifying ethnicity through gens or tribe, and ultimately, in a Judaeo-Christian sense, as a Chosen People.
But a university spokesman said he "was not, and never had been" a lecturer in ethnicity at the University of Birmingham.
For education students and professionals, this volume on diversity in the classroom provides a real world exploration on the effects of race and ethnicity on development and performance in the context of the British educational system.