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    Define the following terms. I need a good understanding for a paper I am writing on cultural diversity.

    White privilege
    Multicultural sensitivity
    Political correctness
    Melting pot
    Cultural pluralism
    Early assimilation models

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    Ethnocentrism: Ethnocentrism is the tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one's own culture. It is defined as the viewpoint that "one's own group is the center of everything," against which all other groups are judged. Ethnocentrism often entails the belief that one's own race or ethnic group is the most important and/or that some or all aspects of its culture are superior to those of other groups. Within this ideology, individuals will judge other groups in relation to their own particular ethnic group or culture, especially with concern to language, behavior, customs and religion. These ethnic distinctions and sub-divisions serve to define each ethnicity's unique cultural identity.

    Racism: Racism has many definitions, the most common and widely accepted is that members of one "race" are intrinsically superior or inferior to members of other "races."

    White privilege: White privilege is a sociological construct describing the ...

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    The solution gives definitions for 10 cultural diversity terms.