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Descriptor in English: Ethnic Symbol
Descriptor in Spanish: Símbolo Étnico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Símbolo Étnico
Descriptor in French: Symbole Ethnique
Entry term(s): Ethnic Stereotype
Tree number(s): SP3.001.005.030.050.010.010.030
SP3.001.005.070.010.010.010
Scope note: Selected traits used as symbolic badges of identity to emphasize distinctness from other ethnic groups. Dialect, religion, and style of dress are common ethnic symbols. Biological characteristics, such as skin color and body shape, may be used as ethnic symbols as well. (From: Glossary of terms. Ethnicity and Race: An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inequality. Available in: http://bit.ly/2clQVhC)
History Note: 2018
DeCS UI: 57411
Descriptor UI: DDCS057411
Ethnic Symbol - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062106
Scope note Selected traits used as symbolic badges of identity to emphasize distinctness from other ethnic groups. Dialect, religion, and style of dress are common ethnic symbols. Biological characteristics, such as skin color and body shape, may be used as ethnic symbols as well. (From: Glossary of terms. Ethnicity and Race: An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inequality. Available in: http://bit.ly/2clQVhC)
Preferred term Ethnic Symbol
Entry term(s) Ethnic Stereotype



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