RACE - RACE Scientist- Race is NOT applicable to humans o...

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Scientist- Race is NOT applicable to humans o Social concept, not biological Forensic Anthropologist- aids in the ID of human remains o Markings are “race” determined, but I think Solar radiation and Skin Color o Melanin, Melanocytes, and Vitamin D intake determine skin color 7 gene types determine skin color o F ST =.65 (F Statistic) 65% of variation is described in population differences o Natural Selection acted on skin color Melanin UV radiation Measured by scientific devices that determine light absorption/reflection from skin o Variation is continuous and can overlap Concept of race o Crude Approach o Inconsistent with biological theory o Ethnicity, a cultural definition, does not determine race, an assumed biological definition Race is used for non-human flora and fauna Based on specific genetic information Typological Approach o Isolated categories (single box idea) o Groups are distinct o Groups are non-overlapping, non-changing
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