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Unformatted text preview: A. Inconvenient Facts B. Sparks of Mass violence on the basis of race C. Us-Them phenomena D. DuBois 1. Racism and economics IV. Future of Race A. W.E.B. DuBois Conclusion Race is best denoted as a powerful illusion in that while it holds great social significance and has been a powerful force for both good and evil acts, its construction is arbitrary and lacks biological significance. (Good discussion of the definition of the paradox of race--but more examples would have helped this essay. Can racial classifications change over time? Role of economics?)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2009 for the course CULT-ANTH 94 taught by Professor Starn during the Spring '09 term at Duke.
- Spring '09