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School
University of Toronto Scarborough
Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA02H3
Professor
Maggie Cummings
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 9 Anthropology March 12, 2013 1) look for a recent deal with Canadian contact that discusses an example of  structure inequality 2) provided: how does it provide a form of structural inequality  could be in class, grender, race 3) adress minigate gives a list of what  try to be realistic  need a title page tutorial number and TA names references is AAA style primitive is a seductive and a nice way of thinking cause its not common  north American thougth race the misapplication of evolution and people the historical on race and class fitting between race and class laying the ground work how are they all internally related  thinking about these things like anthropologist  how do cultural anthropologist think about race: 1) race is a recent human invention: it’s a human creation  2) race is about culture, not biology: not grounded to a biological fact 3) race and racism are embedded in institutions and everyday life: in fact we see  race and racism is part of our everyday life and is in our social instution  what is race? Skin color, defining self, identity, geopraphy, language  What is determine in race? When we categorize there behaviors  Take on the forms of stereotypes  Shapes how people treat you Physically determine what you are and how you will be treated Races, as discrete biological categories, do not exist Races does not exist However,  race is a meaningful social category with very real social consequences Working definition of race: the culturally constructed categorization of people  into groups based on physical characteristics  Global census of what is race and collecting about race  The two terms of often used interchangeably but…. Race insists on “natural” or biological explanations  Ethnicity­based on a shared sense of identity and a relationship to other groups Races are not discrete biological categories 95% of DNNA differences occur within so called racial groups conven
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