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The concept of race in natural and social science

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race,
  • Health and race,
  • Race awareness,
  • Human population genetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with introductions by E. Nathaniel Gates.
    SeriesCritical race theory ;, 1
    ContributionsGates, E. Nathaniel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN269 .C657 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL656900M
    ISBN 100815326009, 0815325991
    LC Control Number97001994

    While Anthias and Yuval-Davis’ statement reflects the most common association between race and genetically inheritable traits, the science involving this subject is often imprecise, and more often, simply false ().The phrase, “some notion of stock or collective heredity of traits” (), implies an uncertainty towards what has consistently throughout history been understood as a proven. The way to do this is to teach about the history of the concept of race and racism, how it developed over the past years, and what it really means. People can and do understand the reality of genetic variation and how this can be extremely good for the population, and for individuals.

      And even Michael Banton—whose Racial Theories is notable for the subtlety with which it treats race as a highly variable concept that served a whole range of disciplines, including the social sciences—remains wedded to the idea that the history of race can be divided into three phases: a first, during which race had not yet found a.   It is something that is not inherently natural, but created by society. It is an extremely important concept in the social sciences because without them, society would not be the same. The constructs very much shape our lives. But we also shape them. If the existing society changed, new constructs would develop and old ones may weaken.

      Sociology uses and critiques the concepts of race and ethnicity, connecting them to the idea of majority and minority groups and social structures of inequality, power, and stratification. “Race” refers to physical differences that groups and cultures consider socially significant, while “ethnicity” refers to shared culture, such as language, ancestry, practices, and This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the doctoral-level class on Research Methods at the University of South Florida. The target audience for this book includes Ph.D.


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