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Ethnic minority groups

Jonas Stier

Ethnic minority groups

a comprehensive framework

by Jonas Stier

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Published in [s.l.]btypescript .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - Växjö University, 1992.

Statementby Jonas Stier and Magnus Greén.
ContributionsGreén, Magnus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19430427M

These minority groups are continuously increasing and seem to be growing approximately seven times faster than the majority of Han Chinese. The Southwestern region of China consists of the most ethnically diverse provinces, where 26 of the 55 ethnic minority groups can be found. More than % of the population of Yunnan consists of ethnic. Ethnic groups may or may not be minority groups (Rosenthal, ). Ethnicity may be viewed either from the outside as a characteristic attribute or from the inside as a basis of group identification and belonging. Kalish (, pp. 16–17) summarizes some of the markers of ethnic group identification as • Geographical origin • Migratory.

  Minority Health Determines the Health of the Nation – The United States has become increasingly diverse in the last century. According to the U.S. Census, approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group. Though health indicators such as life expectancy and infant mortality have improved for most. Chapter one begins with an outline of factors working against ethnic minority groups. It then gives a brief history of Burma, which fades out on a new phase of cease-fires between armed opposition groups and the government, which started in and accelerated in Chapter two looks at the main ethnic minority groups, showing just how.

Subsequent chapters discuss the experience of major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. Minority groups are not treated as single, undifferentiated entities; the text looks at the variety of experiences within each group, particularly differences between men and women. “Comparative Focus” boxes examine group relations in other societies. When the goal of the minority group is to sever all ties with the largest city, this is called Separatism Gordon argue that the most significant structural unit within US society was defined by the intersection of the religious/ethnic and social class boundaries.


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