Flashcards in Quiz Chapter 6 & 7 Deck (20)
There is no biological basis for race. Rather, race is based upon flawed classifications and social ideologies.
The desire of an ethnic community to create and/or maintain a nation-state is known as nationalism.
What percentage of DNA do all humans share in common?
________ considers the point at which racism, class, and other components of one's identity influence social outcomes.
All people of fair skin tone have always been categorized as white.
Ethnic groups are well-defined, thus making them ideal for anthropological exploration.
The process by which immigrants enculturate into the dominant national culture while retaining one's ethnic culture is known as
The process of categorizing, differentiating, and attributing a particular racial character to a person or group of people is known as
The process by which minorities adopt the dominant culture and eventually cease to be "other" is known as
America's first Thanksgiving is an example of what concept?
Laws implemented to legally enforce racial segregation in the American South after the Civil War were known as
Jim Crows laws
Less than 0.1 percent of our genetic code shapes visible characteristics associated with race
President Barack Obama has a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya. Despite this, his race is commonly described as African American, or black. This is most closely an example of which term?
The practice by which a nation-state extends political, economic, and military power beyond its own borders over an extended period of time to secure resources and labor is called
________ is a culturally constructed concept originating in 1691 Virginia at the center of U.S. racial stratification.
Situational negotiation of identity refers to one's ability to self-identify with different groups based upon social location.
Early European settlers to North America believed themselves to be intellectually superior to Native Americans, and thus destined to rule them. This is an example of
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic or religious group is known as
A shared language, religion, or cultural practice that separates ethnic groups is an example of
ethnic boundary marker.