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The nature of race

Ann Juanita Morning

The nature of race

how scientists think and teach about human difference

by Ann Juanita Morning

  • 187 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Racism in education,
  • Racism in anthropology,
  • Race,
  • Racism in textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-303) and index.

    StatementAnn Morning
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN269 .M675 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004188M
    ISBN 100520270304, 0520270312
    ISBN 109780520270305, 9780520270312
    LC Control Number2011000291
    OCLC/WorldCa696321793

      The authors review recent research examining how social categories of race and ethnicity are processed, evaluated and incorporated in decision-making. They also speculate about the potential of Cited by:   Skin Deep: Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race Gavin Evans OneWorld (). Hitchhiking in Zimbabwe in , Gavin Evans encountered an English-speaking couple who told him that the mental Author: Angela Saini.

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The Nature of Difference documents how distinctions between people have been generated in and by the life sciences. Through insightful commentaries and a wide-ranging selection of primary documents by the editors, it charts the shifting boundaries of science and race 5/5(2).

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The book, Saini tells us, reflects her childhood dream to understand and speak about the history and social context of the race concept. She does so accessibly and cogently, tracing the trajectory Author: Robin Nelson. Katy Waldman reviews the sociologist Robin DiAngelo’s book “White Fragility,” which lays out a theory of white sensitivity to issues surrounding race.

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