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RCST 330: Researching Race and Culture

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Culture

  • diversity
  • multiculturalism
  • pluralism
  • cultural diversity
  • cultural pluralism
  • multicultural education

Race and Ethnicity in General

  • antiracism
  • antisemitism
  • ethnic groups
  • ethnic relations
  • ethnicity
  • islamophobia
  • minorities
  • people of color
  • race
  • race discrimination
  • racial
  • racism

African Americans

  • Afro Americans
  • African Diaspora
  • Blacks
  • Colored people (in works written before the 1980s)
  • Negroes (in works written before the 1970s)

Asian Americans

  • Chinese Americans
  • Oriental or Orientals

Immigrant Populations

  • immigrants
  • emigration or immigration
  • illegal aliens
  • undocumented aliens
  • [nationality] and immigration (example: Guatemalans and immigration)

Latino Americans

  • Latino/as
  • Hispanics
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Chicano/as
  • Mexican Americans (or other specific nationality)

Native Americans

  • American Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • First Nations
  • Native Americans
  • Cowlitz Indians (or other specific tribes)

White Americans

  • Anglo Americans
  • Caucasians
  • European Americans
  • White people
  • Whiteness
  • Whites -- Race Identity

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