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Cultural diversity


Cultural values, beliefs, attitudes, language, symbols, rituals, behaviors, and custom unique to a particular group of people and passed from 1 generation---> generation.
Ethnicity A classification of people based on national origin and/or culture
Race classification of people based on physical/biological characteristics (color, features, blood type, and bone structure)
Cultural diversity differences on cultural, ethnic and racial factors
cultural assimilation process; absorption of a culturally distinct group into a dominant/prevailing culture.
Acculturation process of learning beliefs/behaviors of a dominant culture.
Sensitivity ability to recognize/appreciate the personal characteristics of others
Bias impartial judgment
Ethnocentric evaluating other peoples and cultures according to the standards of one's own culture.
Prejudice prejudge
stereotyping assumption is made that everyone in a particular group is the same
holistic care care that provides well-being of whole person and meets physical/social/emotional/mental needs
Nuclear family mom, dad, and kids
Extended family Nuclear family + grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins
Patriarchal male dominated
matriarchal female dominated
personal space distance person requires to feel comfortable while interacting with others.
Spirituality beliefs individuals have about themselves, connection with others, and relatives with higher power.
Religion Organized system of belief in a superhuman power or higher power
atheist person who doesn't believe in deity
Agnostic an individual who believes that existence of God cannot be proves nor denied.
Created by: andreap1027