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ethnic

 [eth´nik]
pertaining to a social group whose members share cultural bonds or physical (racial) characteristics.

ethnic

(ĕth′nĭk) [Gr. ethnikos, of a nation]
Concerning groups of people within a cultural system who desire or are given a distinct classification based on traits such as religion, culture, language, or appearance.
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Ethnic identity in emerging adults in Sub-Saharan Africa and the USA, and its associations with psychological well-being.
Ethnic labels, pride, and challenges: A qualitative study of Latinx youth living in a new Latinx destination community.
Comprised of 56 ethnic groups, the PRC is considered a multicultural society.
In order to penetrate the complex issues embedded in the national music textbooks representing Chinese ethnic minorities' musical cultures, I use frameworks based on the theories of authenticity in music in coordination with liberal theories in cultural diversity to understand problems and tensions derived from multicultural education.
Ethnic media refers to media that serve a specific racial/ethnic group.
Indian Americans' use of ethnic media is complex, often involving critical responses to the content while also appreciating their role in helping negotiate hybrid ethnic identities (Aksoy & Robins, 2003; Somani & Doshi, 2016).
No one would deny that today China has a fully formed national literature, and the intent of this essay is in no way to challenge the national literature; instead, we want to advocate for a less Hancentric national literature, which is more inclusive of Chinese ethnic minority literature--the so-called "marginal literature." A national literature is established mainly through canonization--the highly selective and reductive process in which alleged "great" works, most indicative of a culture's mainstream values and mores, circulate among a mainstream audience.
Only this will diminish the influence of negative ethnicity upon national leadership, where ethnic leaders think they are presidents elected to serve their own communities.
In such a situation, ethnic divisions would add fuel to the fire.
Indeed, the Blocked Mobility Thesis is no longer adequate to account fully for the new development patterns of ethnic entrepreneurship, as not all contemporary ethnic entrepreneurs have gone into business ventures because their wage-earning employment opportunities were blocked.
While one cannot totally discount the power of primordial sentiment in influencing political choices, Prasad proposes a more nuanced approach to exploring the role of political institutions in changing ethnic identities, primarily in societies divided by ethnic and religious differences.
The 1948 Constitution Gradually, the non-Myanmar ethnic national leaders, politicians, and scholars realized that the Constitution of the Union of Burma (1948) not only disregarded the essence of the Panglong Agreement but also was substantively different from the "Draft Constitution Approved by the AFPFL National Convention".