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THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF RACE.pdf

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Department
Social Science
Course
SOSC 1130
Professor
Alina Marquez
Semester
Fall

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THE  SOCIAL  CONSTRUCTION  OF  RACE  &  ETHNICITY                                   Introduction:       1. Race:  is  a  social  relation  of  inequality,  more  about  differences  but  is  also  about   power   a. Common  Sense  Understanding   i. It  is  a  classification  of  people  based  upon  biology/physical   characteristics  (light  vs  dark  skin,  straight  vs  curly  hair)     b. Critical  Understanding     i.  In  group  variations     ii. Classifying  people  in  these  groups  requires  more  than  physical   characteristics       2. Ethnicity:  is  the  classification  of  peoples  accor
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