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Homework Help: Cultural Diversity

Posted by Rose on Monday, October 22, 2007 at 4:09pm.

Would someone please check my answers,
and let me know your opinion on what I
have wrong.


1. The term ethnocentrism applies to
which of the following situations?

A. Jack O'Shea tells everone that the
Irish are the best people on God's
green earth.

B. An Asian family's meals are
considered strange and unappetizing
by mainstream American standards.

C. An African-American accuses a
Caucasian supervisor of sexual
harassment in the workplace.

D. Rufus Taylor is associated with
a White Supremacist organization
and takes part in its bigotry-fed
activities.


2. The mostly white American middle
class is an example of a:

A. macroculture
B. subculture
C. microculture
D. collectivist culture


3. Which one of the following scenarios
best depicts a collectivistic
culture?


A. A non-mainstream culture's attitude
is,"Every man for himself."

B. A particular cultural group promotes
doing business within their extended
family and fellow countrymen.

C. A mixed Asian community is eager to
assimilate into American society.

D. One Asian group has a long-standing
animosity toward a rival Asian
group.

4.Label shifts,such as African-American
versus colored,Asian versus Oriental,
and Latino versus Hispanic,relate to:

A. ethnology
B. ethnocentrism
C. ethnicity
D. ethnography


Here is a list of my answers. Please let
me know the ones you think I may have wrong.

1.(D) Rufus Taylor is associated with
a White Supremacist organization
and takes part in its bigotry-fed
activities.

2. (A) macroculture

3. (B) A particular cultural group
promotes doing business within
their extended family and fellow
countrymen.

4. (C) ethnicity

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