Variation within a group of persons of such characteristics as age, race, religion, gender, language, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic class. Use a more specific term if possible. From 2004-2019, the Descriptor "Cultural Differences" was used to index this subject. Note: for diversity in the animal kingdom or genetic diversity, use "Biodiversity."
Narrower TermsDiversity (Faculty)
Use this term instead ofHuman Diversity
Related TermsCultural Differences
Added to ERIC: 1/6/2003