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Laws (no longer in effect) in south Africa that physically separated different races into different geographic areas

Apartheid

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Process by which a State breaks down through conflicts among it's ethnicities

Balkanization

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A small geographic area that could not successfully be organized into one or more stable states because it was inhabited by many ethnicities with complex, long standing antagonisms toward each other

Balkanized

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The dramatic increase in Hispanic population in a given neighborhood; referring to barrio, The Spanish word for neighborhood

Barriozation

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A process by which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that black families will soon move into the environment

Blockbusting

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In the context of arranged marriages of India, disputes over the price to be paid (the dowry) by the brides family to the grooms father have, in some cases, led to the bride's death

Dowry death

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Process in which a more powerful ethnic group forcibly remove a less powerful one in order to create an ethnicity homogeneous region

Ethnic cleansing

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Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions

Ethnicity

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Social differences between men and women (rather than anatomical, biological differences)

Gender

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"How we make sense of ourselves "according to the geographer Gillion Rose; how people see themselves at different scales

Identity

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Constructing an identity by first defining the "other" and then defining ourselves as "not the other"

Identifying against

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Process by which new immigrants to a city move to and dominate or take over areas occupied by older immigrant groups

Invasion and succession

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Stated that contains more than one ethnic city

Multiethnic state

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State that contains two or more ethnic groups with traditions of self determination that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other as distant nationalities

Multinational state

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Loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality

Nationalism

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Identity with a group of people that share legal attachment and personal allegiance to a particular place as a result of being born there

Nationality

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A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality

Nationstate

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Theory that highlights the contextual nature of opposition to the heteronormative and focuses on the political engagement of homonormative with the heteronormative

Queer theory

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Identity with a group of people descended from a common ancestor

Race

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Believe that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences project and inherent superiority of a particular race

Racism

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A person who subscribes to the believes of racism

Racist

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The disagree to which two or more groups live separately from one another in different parts of an urban environment

Residential segregation

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Concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves

Self-determination

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A person who works fields rented from a landowner and pays the rent and repays loans by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops

Sharecropper

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And efficient trading pattern where ships left Europe for Africa, and then to the western hemisphere

Triangular slave trade