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What is social diversity?

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Social diversity is all of the ways that people within a single culture are set apart from each other. Elements of social diversity can include ethnicity, lifestyle, religion, language, tastes and preferences.

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What is social diversity?
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In general, ideas of social diversity are expanding, in part because global interaction and communication are becoming easier and more common. Worldwide, the standard of living is generally improving too. Scholars believe that there is a correlation between healthier lifestyles and the willingness of people to accept diversity as a positive element within culture. The more people are exposed to certain elements of culture, the more likely those elements are to be absorbed into it.


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