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Unformatted text preview: different kinds of zebras could be described as 3 diff races. As humans there is no biological barrier to breeding. • The only barriers to human breeding, is geographical distance and social distance. There are no biological barriers. o The way we use race, has changed for humans other time. o In folk def, started in the 1500’s, Euro powers going out to other continents, exploring these continents and sticking flags in the ground and saying this is mine. Big 3 folk def. • Caucasian/ white/ Indo-European • Negroid • Mongoloid o Describing people from E. Asia o Describing people with yellow skin or red skin. o Epicanthic Fold Giving the appearance of having slanty” eyes. o Today the US census bureau uses 5 different classifications to classify race. White/Caucasian African American Asian/ Pacific Islanders Native American Eskimo/ Inuit...
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- Spring '07
- Sociology, Pacific Islanders Native American Eskimo/ Inuit, generically transmitted traits, folk def, diff kinds