Multiculturalism

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Created Jan 29, 2012
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immigration
 
to enter a county in which one was not born for the purpose of becoming a permanent resident
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curriculum
 
a sequence of courses offered by educational institutions
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values
 
qualities or principles that are considered desirable and important
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cultures
 
socially transmitted ways of thinking, believing, feeling, and acting within a group. These...
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multicultural  education
 
An educational concept that addresses cultural diversity and equity in schools. It incorporates...
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equality
 
State of being equal in that one cultural group is not inferior or superior to another and...
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social justice
 
A philosophy that expects citizens to provide for those persons in society who are not as advantaged...
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sexism
 
The conscious or unconscious belief that men are superior to women that results in behavior...
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racism
 
Belief that one race has inherent superiority over all others and thereby has the right to...
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cultural capital
 
Endowments such as academic competence, language competence, and wealth that provide an advantage...
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compensatory education
 
The provision of special services to students who have limited economic or educational advantages...
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socialization
 
Process of learning the social norms and expectations of a culture
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critical thinking
 
An effort to see an issue clearly and truly to judge it fairly without a preset bias
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proficiencies
 
Knowledge, skills, and dispositions that students or teacher acquire to meet standards
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enculturation
 
Process of acquiring the characteristics of a given culture and becoming competent in its language...
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ethnocentrism
 
View that one's cultural group is superior to all others
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subsocieties
 
Systems of values, attitudes, and behaviors of social groups within society. examples are gangs,groupies,...
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Subcultures
 
Subsocieties connected to cultural groups memberships such as gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic...
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cultural borders
 
A boundary based on cultural differences that may limit an individuals understanding of persons...
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Assimilation
 
Process by which groups adopt or change the dominant culture
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Informal Curriculum
 
Rules that guide the expected behaviors and attitudes of students in schools
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Bicultural
 
A person who is competent in two cultures and educational programs that recognize the value...
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otherness
 
Cultural groups that are different from our own
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individualism
 
Dominant feature of Western culture that stresses the rights, freedom, and importance of individuals...
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freedom
 
Not being unduly hampered or constrained in choice or action by others
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privileged
 
Individuals or groups whose socioeconomic status, race, native language, gender, or other group...
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canon
 
The principles, rules, standards, values, or norms that guide a Western European education
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marginalization
 
Relegation to a position that is nor part o the mainstream nor accepted by most people
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alienation
 
Estrangement or disconnected from oneself or others
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acculturation
 
Adoption of the dominant group's cultural patterns by a new or oppressed group
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structural assimilation
 
Assimilation of groups to the point that they share primary relationships, intermarry, and...
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involuntary immigrants
 
Immigrants who did not choose to emigrate from their native countries, but were forced to or...
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cultural pluralism
 
The maintenance of cultures as parallel and equal to the dominant culture in a society
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democracy
 
A government in which power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly...
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egalitarianism
 
A belief in social, political, and economic rights and privileges for all people
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meritocracy
 
A system based on the belief that an individuals achievements are based on their own personal...
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inequality
 
Marked distinctions in economic success, educational achievement, educational credentials,...
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social justice
 
A philosophy that expects citizens to provide for those persons in society who are not as advantaged...
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prejudice
 
Negative attitudes about a group of people
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discrimination
 
The arbitrary denial of the privileges and rewards of society to members of a group
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stereotyped
 
Application of generalizations, many of which are negative, about a group without consideration...
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ethnic groups
 
Membership based on one's national origin or the national origin or one's ancestors when they...
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indigenous
 
Population that is native to a country or region. In the United States, American Indians, Hawaiians,...
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emigrated
 
To leave one's native country to relocate in another country
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civil rights
 
The rights of personal liberty guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments to the US Constitution...
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nativism
 
Policy favoring assimilated ethnic groups over more recent immigrants
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nationalism
 
National identity based on common language, common culture, and loyalty and devotion to a nation
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asylees
 
Individuals who travel to the US from another country to ask for asylum or protection from...
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refugees
 
Persons recognized by the US government as being persecuted or legitimately bearing persecution...
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cultural capital
 
Endowments such as academic competence, language competence, and wealth that provide an advantage...
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JIm Crow Laws
 
Legal restrictions preventing persons of color from sharing public accommodations with whites
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Title IX
 
Legislation passed by Congress in 1972 to provide females with equal access to all aspects...
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De Jure Segregation
 
The separation of groups of people that has been mandated by city, state, or federal government...
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De Facto Segregation
 
The separation of groups that occurs as people choose to live in different neighborhoods or...
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Endogamy
 
Marriage within the same ethnic, cultural, or religious group
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Caste
 
A distinction imposed at birth to justify the inequitable social distribution or power and...
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Nordic Race
 
Germanic people of northern Europe who are white with a tall stature, long head, light skin...
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Miscegenation
 
Marriage between persons of different races
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Acting White
 
A label used by some people to describe persons of the same race who take on behaviors, values,...
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Stereotypes
 
Exaggerated and usually biased views of a group
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Color Blindness
 
Claim that one does not see a person's race and treats everyone equally regardless of race
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Afrocentric Curriculum
 
Curriculum centered on or derived from African history, culture, and traditions
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Multiethnic Curriculum
 
A course of studies that reflects accurate and positive information about the history, experiences,...
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Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
 
A minimum level of improvements - measurable in terms of student performance - that school...


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