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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

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.
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Thus, it can be gleaned that the following responses were an illustration of the feelings of some Black Seminole members following a pivotal event regarding their cultural group status.
Being bilingual also predicts youth identification with both their heritage and their mainstream cultural group (Phinney, Horenczyk, Liebkind, and Vedder 2001).
A 2 x 2 x 2 (cultural group [Turkish, Spanish] x age group [early, middle adolescents] x gender [male, female]) analysis of variance (ANOVA) was performed to assess the group differences in prosocial moral reasoning and prosocial behaviors (for the latter we conducted an analysis of covariance [ANCOVA] with the PROM composite as a covariate).
The outcome after the proposed test-development process would hopefully be a tailor-made psychometric test that is a valid measurement of the identified construct in that cultural group. Note that regular itemetric analyses would still have a role in contributing to a more comprehensive process of validation and reliability testing.
To sustain cultural programs of the different HEIs, there is a need to consider the following experts in the field: qualified cultural group adviser, folk/dance trainer, musician, and theater director.
Interestingly, some parents within the same cultural group defined their children as having both a disability and as being healthy.
A myriad of value categories have been empirically identified in the literature related to this cultural group (Kim, Atkinson, & Umemoto, 2001; Maki & Kitano, 2002).
One of the concerns in the presenting community, as voiced by Ella Baff among others, is the need to think broadly about diversity, not just in terms of the hot-button cultural group at the moment or the filling of programmatic slots.
For a period of at least three consecutive days, you will assume the identity of an imaginary DePaul student from a particular cultural group (to be assigned).
Genocide is the systematic killing of a racial or cultural group. A Polish lawyer created the term in 1944 to describe Nazi Germany's attempt to eliminate Europe's Jewish population during World War II.
Hollingsworth opposes transracial adoption on the ground that it may separate children from their cultural group and could deprive them of the best assistance and protection.
(2) In her valuable new book on multiculturalism, however, Ayelet Shachar (3) takes the plight of vulnerable cultural group members, particularly women, as her primary focus.

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