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Glass ceiling
attitudes & actions that block
assimilation
the process in which people loose their cultural differences & blend into a wider society
pluralism
the process through which cultural differences are acknowledged & preserved
Dimensions of diversity
refer to specific traits viewed as distinguishing one person or group from another
#4 Points about Dimensions of Diversity
1) "Dimensions of Diversity" maybe hidden or visible.
2) "" are found within groups as well as within individuals
3) "" are in a constant state of flux
4) ""are not always clear cut or easily defined
Nature
refers to our biological makeup
Nurture
refers to those aspects of the environment that mold and shape us
#3 Reasons why it is difficult to interconnect with others
1) The emphasis on individualism in US society makes it difficult to see social influences
2) Our cultural environment is so close to us that some times we do not see it
3) Some people rarely experience social marginality
social marginality
exclusion that results from being seen as an ousider
emotive language
appeals to fear, pity, flattery, & peer pressure
emotion
false dilemma
strategy of presenting only two extreme alternatives & excluding any middle ground
# 2 choices
slippery slope
sugges that if one thing happens something else will follow
extreme
circular reasoning
avoiding the issue
going in circles
common practice
the appeal is to popular beliefs
jump on the band wagon
red herring
involves distraction using unrelated points
distraction
generalization
unqualified statements about all members of a category or group
all;everyone
ad hominem
personal attack
post hoc
cause-effect relationship between #2 events
false cause
false analogy
comparing apples to oranges
comparison
ad populum
makes an appeal to shared beliefs or values of the audience
popular