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Descriptor English: Cultural Diversity
Descriptor Spanish: Diversidad Cultural
Descriptor Portuguese: Diversidade Cultural
Descriptor French: Diversité culturelle
Entry term(s): Cultural Diversities
Cultural Pluralism
Diversities, Cultural
Diversity, Cultural
Multiculturalism
Multiculturalisms
Pluralism
Pluralism, Cultural
Pluralisms
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.350
I01.880.853.100.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018864
Scope note: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)
Annotation: IM; coord with specific ethnic, racial, religious or other cultural aspect (IM); specify geog if pertinent
Previous Indexing: Culture (1975-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
Related: Ethical Relativism MeSH
DeCS ID: 32786
Unique ID: D018864
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/05
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Cultural Diversity - Preferred
Concept UI M0028218
Scope note Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)
Preferred term Cultural Diversity
Entry term(s) Cultural Diversities
Diversities, Cultural
Diversity, Cultural
Multiculturalism
Multiculturalisms
Cultural Pluralism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0020054
Scope note The presence of multiple value systems within or among societies. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Preferred term Cultural Pluralism
Entry term(s) Pluralism, Cultural
Pluralism - Broader
Concept UI M0028217
Preferred term Pluralism
Entry term(s) Pluralisms



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