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Lecture 2 Lecture 2 What are ethnic groups?
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Sources: Sources: Marger 2009, pp. 8-18 Taylor.  Defining Race.  (Article 6, pp.  44-50) Morning.  Race.  (Article 7, pp. 51-55)
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What is Race? What is Ethnicity? What is Race? What is Ethnicity? Max Weber : Races stemmed from  common inherited and inheritable  traits that actually derive from  common descent.  Max Weber : Ethnicity refers to notion of  “believed” rather than actual  commonality; thus describing ethnic  groups as human groups that entertain  belief in their common descent because  of similarities of physical type or of  customs or both, or because of  memories of colonization and migration.  Belief in  Biological  commonality Cultural  similarity
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Definitions of Race (see Taylor) Definitions of Race (see Taylor) Race as a biological category  Race as a social construction
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