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Ethnicity and Culture

List of specialized vocabulary
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These are words that you might know, but when we use them in the context of sociology, we have very specific definitions for them, and might use them in certain ways but not others.  Be aware of them and what they mean! 

Accommodation

Acculturation

Affirmative action

Ascribed Status

Assimilation

Asylee/ Asylum

Bigotry

Bilingual education

Bilingualism

Class

Conflict Theory

Cultural Diffusion

Cultural Transmission

Culture

Culture of Poverty

Culture Shock

De facto segregation

De jure segregation

Discrimination

Dominant

Emigration

English-immersion programs

Ethnic Stratification

Ethnicity

Ethnocentrism

Ethnogenesis

Eurocentrism

Exploitation

Expulsion

Functionalist

Genocide

Immigration

Ingroup

Institutionalized racism

Interactionist Theory

Intergenerational mobility

Internal Colonialism Theory

Intragenerational mobility

Jim Crow laws

Latent functions

Linguistic relativity

Machismo

Manifest Functions

Marginality

Master Status

Material Culture

Melting-pot theory

Middleman Minorities

Minority

Miscegenation

Model Minorities

Multiculturalism

Nationalism

Nativism

Nonmaterial Culture

Norms

Outgroup

Patriotism

Prejudice

Push-Pull factors

Race

Racism

Redlining

Refugee

Scapegoating

Sexism

Sheltered classrooms

Social Construction of Reality

Social distance

Social Mobility

Social Stratification

Socialization

Socialization

Socioeconomic Status (SES)

Stereotype

Subcultures

Subordinate

Undocumented aliens

Values

Xenophobia

Revised 06/05/10