Cultural Diversity in the United States by Larry Naylor

By Larry Naylor

This number of readings presents the reader with a simple advent to the subject and ideas of cultural range because it has come to represent the tradition of the USA. specific awareness is given to the perform of racial, ethnic, and designated curiosity workforce characterizations. No different booklet is as entire in its insurance of the various cultural groupings that make up the yank tradition. This distinctive paintings serves as a primary step in starting the search for better realizing and appreciation of diversity.

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As humans grouped together in larger and larger numbers, and as the territorially based states developed, this environment became even more complex as specialization and fragmentation became the norm. In every area of concern, people simply had all manners of choices to make. Specific cultural groupings 18 Cultural Diversity in the United States began to appear along very different lines than those associated with just the natural environments. New kinds of cultural groupings appeared as a consequence of specialization, fragmentation, and stratification based on economic, political, religious, race, and/or special interests.

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