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Scope Note: 
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."
Category: Educational Process: Societal Perspectives
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Diversity (Faculty)
Diversity (Institutional)
Ethnic Diversity
Student Diversity
Use this term instead of
Human Diversity
Related Terms
Cultural Differences
Intergroup Relations
Minority Groups
Multicultural Education
Racial Relations
Added to ERIC: 1/6/2003