Associate Program Material Diversity Worksheet Taylor Newell Answer each question in 50 to 150 words. Provide citations for all the sources you use. 1 .
What is diversity? Why is diversity valued? I think a great way to describe Diversity would be the “melting pot theory’ (Richard T. Schaefer, 2012, p. 24) America being the pot and the people who live here being the intertwined within the pot.
We are a huge group of individuals who all add a little something to the country.Diversity is valuable for the mere fact that it allows everyone to learn something new, try something new, and create something new from those experiences. We as a country are therefore more well-rounded and open- minded.
Citations: Richard T. Schaefer. (2012). Exploring Race and Ethnicity. Retrieved from Richard T.
Schaefer Define emigration and immigration. As defined in the Merriam Webster online dictionary, Emigration is “leaving one’s lace of residence or country to live elsewhere. Whereas, immigration “is to enter not a native for permanent residence.
” Although, the definitions are very similar one is for temporary living and the other is for permanent living. 4. What are some of the ways groups of people are identified? Some of the ways people are identified are by race, age, gender, ethnicity, interests, marital status, or religion. Sometime people can identify others by their income or how much money they make and spend, I find that to be one of the most popular ones.We identify celebrities by their wealth and the things they own, like cars and houses. 5.
Why do people label and group other people? I believe people label and group others subconsciously at times and do so to set them apart from ourselves. Sometimes doctors do so to identify health risks that are common within certain races. We sometimes place people into groups to differentiate between interests, like in highlights. I. E. Socks, Drama, Cheer leaders, stoner, nerds, 6. Define culture.
Is culture limited to racial and ethnic backgrounds?Explain. My personal definition of cultural is Just a Way of living. ‘ It is most definitely not limited to certain ethnic backgrounds.
One can adapt to different cultures after being raised in a particular one. For instance, a woman from a big city is use to a busy culture of cars, buildings, dining out and public transportation. She decides to move to a small town in Africa where there are no restaurants or fancy buildings and cars. She therefore adapts to a new culture of simplicity and minimalism.