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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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Ranciere nos fornece, contudo, elementos para relativizar o primordialismo atrelado a nocao de ethnos ao acusa-lo como principio de limpeza etnica na resolucao de conflitos hodiernos como esse ocorrido na ex-Iugoslavia, que reconhece a partilha da Bosnia-Herzegovina entre tres etnias: a etnia servia, a etnia croata e a etnia muculmana.
"The visit confirmed the positive climate that now characterises relations with Germany...so barring any unforeseen developments, there should not be any concern about the disbursement of the loan tranche," Ethnos said.
The failure of the ideal of manliness is not, however, a function of individual character but of the diseordia concours itself, specifically the "constitutive confusion of ethnos and ethos in which "England's ethnic advantages in claiming manliness cast the Irish inability to do so as an ethical demerit" (14).
Stournaras dans cette declaration publiee hier dimanche par Ethnos. Le ministre a entame dimanche matin a Athenes des entretiens avec les experts des creanciers de la troika, Poul Thomsen (FMI), Klaus Masuch (BCE), et Matthias Mors (UE), pour finaliser les economies de 11,5 milliards d'euros pour 2013 et 2014.
However, Greek newspaper Ethnos commented that "the plan solves nothing and leaves the Greeks without an answer on their future." The new austerity measures include a 22 percent reduction to the minimum wage and cut of 15,000 public sector jobs in 2012.
The Kathimerini daily praised the director's "new humanism," while the Ethnos lamented the loss of a "poet of cinema."
VILNIUS - Lithuanians and Latvians are the only surviving nations speaking in languages of the Balts, while the third big ethnos of the Balts, the Prussians, disappeared after it was partially extinguished and partially Germanized in the Middle Ages - only their land was still called Prussia until the end of WWII.
Vele Mitanovski comments for Dnevnik that once again, as many times before, it was shown that for Albanians in Macedonia, the loyalty to the ethnos is much stronger category than the loyalty to the country and not even statistical operation, such as the census, can be conducted properly.
To put it succinctly, I trace the way in which structural and empirical violence are linked through an exclusionary logic that is concentrated around the figures of the ethnos and life.
American Intellectuals and the Problem of Ethnos Since World War II," 98 American Historical Review 317 (1993).