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Geo ch.7


ethnicity identity with a group sharing cultural traditions of homeland or hearth
race identity with a group perceived to share physiological traits like skin color
nationality identity with a group sharing legal attachment to a particular country
ethnic enclave a place with a high concentration of an ethnic group that is distinct from those in the surrounding area
ethnoburb a suburban area with a cluster of a particular ethnic population
triangular slave trade sent slaves from Africa to the Americas, molasses from the Caribbean to North America and Europe, rum from North America to Europe, and cotton from Europe to Africa
blockbusting the practice of persuading owners to sell property cheaply because of the fear of people of another race or class moving into the neighborhood, and thus profiting by selling at a higher price
redlining a discriminatory practice that puts services out of reach of residents of certain areas based on race or ethnicity
apartheid a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race (South Africa)
nationalism loyalty and devotion to a nationality
ethnic cleansing the policy of one ethnicity or religious group to remove the civilian population of another ethnicity or religious group from a certain area
genocide the mass killing of a group of people in an attempt to eliminate the entire ethnic group from existence
The Holocaust an example of a past genocide
ethnophobia fear of people of a particular ethnicity
xenophobia fear of people who are from other countries
balkanization the process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities
partition the action or state of dividing or being divided into parts (especially with reference to a country with separate areas of government)
Created by: imr36093
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