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Describe the following key areas of diversity and their characteristics: culture, race, and ethnicity; disability; religious and spiritual beliefs; transgender and intersex; and generational.

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Diversity and these aspects are sociological by nature. The study of society and the demographic, social, cultural, and generational differences fits right into the field of sociology. Therefore, when thinking about diversity and the different aspects that affect the nature of a group, society, or business, it is vital to understand these terms in the sociological paradigm.

Culture

Culture is the specific aspects of a group of people. Culture can be seen as monolithic, like the culture of an entire country, or compartmentalized, like the culture of a family or neighborhood. Generally, culture is made up of different parts and aspects, like arts, foods, beliefs, education, politics, and so on. Culture is one of the most over-arching of the terms you identified.

Race

Race is a complex concept. It can refer to the physiological characteristics that derive from the genetic similarity of a specific group of people. For example, skin color is a physiological characteristic that could be...

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