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APHG Chapter 7: Vocabulary
|the adoption by which an ethnic group of enough of the ways of the host society to be able to function economically and socially.
|Generic modification making a population more fit for existence under specific environmental conditions
|in ethnic geography, the concept that multiethnic societies become a merger of the culture traits of their member groups
|Laws that physically separate different races into different geographical areas.
|a two-part behavioral and structural process by which a minority population reduces or loses completely its identifying cultural characteristics and blends into the host society
|A process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities.
|process of integration into a common cultural life through acquisition of the sentiments, attitudes, and experiences of other groups
|An unethical real-estate practice by which realtors convince white property owners to sell their holdings at low prices because of fear that persons of color will soon move into the neighborhood.
|An attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state.
|process by which migration movements from a common home area to a specific destination are sustained by links of friendship or kinship between first movers and later followers
|in ethnic geography, an urban ethnic area serving as point of entry and temporary acculturation zone for a specific immigrant group
|the readoption by later generations of culture traits and identities associated with immigrant forebears or ancestral homelands
|a pattern of movement and settlement resulting from the collective action of distinctive social or ethnic group
|purposeful policy designed by one ethnic group to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of another ethnic group from certain geographic areas.
|a small area occupies by a distinctive minority culture
|the study of spatial distributions and interactions of ethnic groups and of the cultural characteristics on which they are based
|a group of people who share a common ancestry and cultural tradition, often living as a minority in a larger city.
|a small rural area settled by a single, distinctive ethnic group that placed its imprint on the landscape
|a large territory, urban and rural, dominated by or closely associated with a single ethnic group
|in plural societies, the early arriving ethnic group that created the first effective settlement and established the recognized cultural norms to which other, later groups expected to conform
|conviction of the evident superiority of one's own ethnic group
|An attitude that tends to divide people and decrease support for a state.
|ethnic quality, affiliation with a group who's racial, cultural, religious, or linguistic characteristics or national origins distinguish it from a larger population within which it is found
|International Migration;Internal Migration;Forced Migration
|which is also known as gene migration, is when the alleles of genes are transferred from one population to another
|a chance modification of gene composition occurring in an isolated population and becoming accentuated through inbreeding
|a forced or voluntarily segregated residential area housing a racial, ethnic, or religious minority
|the established and dominant society within which immigrant groups seek accommodation
|State that contains more than one ethnicity.
|Loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality.
|Identity with a group of people that share legal attachment and personal allegiance to a particular place as a result of being born here.
|A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality.
|"Survival of the fittest
|Identity with a group of people descended from a common ancestor
|The belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.
|a measure of the degree to which members of a minority group are not uniformly distributed among the total population
|The principle, in international law, that nations have the right to freely choose their sovereignty and international political status with no external compulsion or external interference.
|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
|a measure of the perceived degree of social separation between individuals, ethnic groups, neighborhoods, or other groupings; the voluntary or enforced segregation of two or more distinct social groups for most activities
|the distribution of immigrant ethnics among the groups and social strata of a host society,, but without their full behavioral assimilation into it
|the degree of neighborhood racial or ethnic mixing that induces the former majority group to move and rapidly
|an efficient triangular trading pattern
|triangular slave trade