346 Ethnicity, Race and Immigration

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Ethnicity, Race and Immigration RCG Lecture Notes
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Ethnicity In Dictionaries in1960’s. Ethnic Groups Thought of as Races/Nationalities Ethnic Groups: A Unique Set of Cultural Traits – Language, Religion, Ancestry Sense of Community and Common Roots; Consciousness of Likeness One is Born into an Ethnic Group
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Race Race: Has Been Used to Describe Wide Variety of Human Category - Skin Color or Phenotype (i.e., the Asian race), Nationality (the British race) Race Traditionally Understood to Have A Biological Foundation.
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Problems with Race as Biological Category Variety of Physical Types AMONG All Groups Humans Reproduce with Others from Same or Different Race, therefore Clear Biological, Physiological, or Genetic Distinctions Cannot Be Ascertained No Agreement of Which Traits Define Races More Variation AMONG than BETWEEN Groups Racial Categories Form Continuum of Gradual Change Not A Set of Sharply Demarcated Types
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