30 Chapter 5: Race and Ethnicity Study Guide

Race and Ethnicity

Use this study guide as you read the selected chapter, to help you focus on the important terms, concepts, people and places. This will also help you prepare for the quiz on this chapter.

  • Acculturation
  • Amalgamation
  • Assimilation
  • Blumenbach
  • Boas
  • Brazil: official categories of “race”
  • Burakumin (cultural group)
  • Chukchi (cultural group)
  • Cline
  • Cultural markers of ethnicity
  • Epicanthic eye fold
  • Eta (cultural group)
  • Ethnic group
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnogenesis
  • Genetic variation
  • Hypodescent
  • Jim Crow
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Linnaeus
  • Malaria
  • Multiculturalism
  • Nonconcordant
  • OMB Directive 15
  • One-drop rule
  • Pardo
  • Pigmentocracy
  • Race
  • Racial categories and labels are socially constructed
  • Racial formation
  • Reification San (cultural group)
  • Sickle-cell anemia
  • Skin color and latitude
  • Social races
  • Socially constructed
  • Symbolic ethnicity
  • Taxonomy
  • Tipos
  • Vitamin D
  • White privilege

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