Ethnic groups
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience. Membership of an ethnic group ten...
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Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Today, Sami reindeer herders in central Norway are still...
Himalayan Yeti 'Mystery' Looks Even Less Mysterious, Scientists Argue
A year ago, geneticists reported that RNA extracted from hair samples attributed to the Himalayan Yeti monster, a.k.a. "the Abominable Snowman," were actually most similar to the 40,000-year-old genet...
Indigenous peoples
There are about 400 million indigenous people in the world. They vary widely in culture, religion, social life and economic orginazation. Because of disease,...
Nation state
A nation state is a geographical area that can be identified as deriving its political legitimacy from serving as a sovereign nation.A state is a political and geopolitical entity, while a nation is a...
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Ethnic conflict
An ethnic conflict or ethnic war is an armed conflict between ethnic groups.It contrasts with civil war on one hand (where a single nation or ethnic group is fighting among itself) and regular warfare...
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Race and ethnicity in the United States
The United States has a racially and ethnically diverse population. The census officially recognizes six ethnic and racial categories: White American, Native American and Alaska Native, Asian American...
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Ethnic groups in Europe
The ethnic groups in Europe are the focus of European ethnology, the field of anthropology related to the various ethnic groups that reside in the nations of Europe. According to German monograph Mind...
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Classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom
A number of different systems of classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom exist. These schemata have been the subject of debate, including about the nature of ethnicity, how or whether it can...
Ethnic groups in Russia
Russia is a multi-national state with over 185 ethnic groups designated as nationalities, population of these groups varying enormously, from millions in the case of e.g. Russians and Tatars to under ...
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South Asian ethnic groups
The ethno-linguistic composition of the population of South Asia, that is the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is highly diverse. The majority of the popul...
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List of ethnic groups in China
Multiple ethnic groups populate China, where "China" is taken to mean areas controlled by either of the two states using "China" in their formal names, the People's Republic of China (China) and the R...
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Ethnic minorities in China
Ethnic minorities in China are the non-Han Chinese population in the People's Republic of China. The People's Republic of China (PRC) officially recognizes 55 ethnic minority groups within China in a...
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Lists of ethnic groups
The following is a list of contemporary ethnic groups.There has been constant debate over the classification of ethnic groups. Membership of an ethnic group tends to be associated with shared cultural...
Diaspora
A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, "scattering, dispersion") is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area. Diaspora can also refer to the movement of the population from ...
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Ethnic enclave
In sociology, an ethnic enclave is a geographic area with high minority ethnic concentration, characteristic cultural identity, and economic activity. The term is usually used to refer to either a res...
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Ethnology
Ethnology (from the Greek ἔθνος, ethnos meaning "nation") is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them (cf. cultu...
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Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples are those groups specially protected in international or national legislation as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory, and their ...
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Minority group
A minority group is a sociological category within a demographic. Rather than a relational "social group", as the term would indicate, the term refers to a category that is differentiated and defined ...
Nomads
A nomad (Greek: νομάς, nomas, plural νομάδες, nomades; meaning one roaming about for pasture, pastoral tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one...
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