What is the difference between interracial and interethnic?
An interethnic relationship is a relationship in which the partners differ in their presumed biological and/or cultural heritage. An interracial relationship is a relationship in which the partners differ specifically in their presumed biological heritage.
What is ethnic marriage?
Interethnic marriage is a form of exogamy that involves a marriage between spouses who belong to different ethnic groups or races. Intra-racial interethnic marriage was not historically a taboo in the United States.
What are the different races?
The revised standards contain five minimum categories for race: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and White. There are two categories for ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino and Not Hispanic or Latino.
What are the disadvantages of inter marriage?
There is a higher risk of divorce in intermarriage, indicating a high level of stress from, say, stigma and social pressure. There seem to be fewer benefits from intermarriage for women and natives, possibly reflecting the different role of intermarriage in the prevalent social norms.