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eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp),
A social group characterized by a distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, a common history and origin, and a sense of identification with the group; members have distinctive features in their way of life, shared experiences, and often a common genetic heritage; these features may be reflected in their experience of health and disease.

ethnic group

[eth′nik]
a population of individuals organized on the basis of an assumed common cultural origin.

ethnic group

Social medicine A group whose members (1) have a sense of common origins; (2) claim a common and distinctive Hx and destiny; (3) possess one or more dimensions of collective cultural individuality; (4) have a sense of unique collective solidarity. See Cultural awareness, Race.

eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp)
A social group characterized by a distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, a common history and origin, and a sense of identification with the group.

eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp)
Social group characterized by distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, common history and origin, and sense of identification with group; may be reflected in experience of health and disease.

ethnic group,

n a population of individuals organized around an assumption of common cultural origin.
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Entretanto, o processo de construcao identitaria que abordei no presente artigo contrasta sobremaneira com a situacao de limpeza etnica ressaltada por Ranciere porquanto a situacao por mim estudada nos permite inscrever a afirmacao da identidade quilombola num contexto de reconhecimento dos direitos etnicos, ainda que transcenda a concepcao primordial de ethnos.
It shows the ethnos to be always already wounded, to be always already less dominant than it takes itself to be.
To understand the problems that such trends present, I rely on the conceptual pair of ethnos and demos as deployed in contemporary political philosophy by scholars such as Etienne Balibar and Seyla Benhabib.
Databases operating under ETHNOS have been connected together through FINDbase (Frequency of Inherited Disorder database) (http://findbase.
In a poll in March last year by Greece's Sunday newspaper Ethnos, before the first bailout plan, 69.
Debt restructuring is not under discussion," Papandreou said in an interview in Sunday newspaper Ethnos.
by which strangers size up each other in terms of identity, past, ethnos, origins, etc.
Thus, after 1588, Griffin argues, the ethos of Spanish cruelty in Inquisition and conquest became coupled with Spanish "darkness," the ethnos of its '"most bastardly'" origins as a nation composed of no one single race but as an admixture of Roman, African, Moor, and Jew.
Anthropos nos recuerda que la antropologia es la ciencia de una misma especie, la de los seres humanos, y Ethnos que las capacidades y practicas de produccion de cultura de la misma se manifiestan en formas diversas (Diaz de Rada, 2010: 24).
Anthony Pagden's contribution, "The people of the New World: ethnos, race and empire in the early-modern world," explores the role of race in justifying imperial ideologies.
Israeli scholars agree, including Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Professor Oren Yiftachel, in a 1999 paper titled "Ethnocracy: the Politics of Judaizing Israel/Palestine," saying Israel is an ethnocratic regime "enhanc(ing) a rule by, and for, a specific ethnos, and a dominance of ethnicity over citizenship (by) facilitat(ing) the expansion of one ethnic group over contested territory or polity.
a cura di), Ethnos e comunita linguistica: un confronto metodologico interdisciplinare.