15 - Linnaeus o Red, yellow, black, white Problems w/...

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Phenetic Variation Within Groups Height o Tall parents = tall kids and vice versa Numerous environmental factors affect height o Nutrition o Infectious diseases Height varies between groups and within a group Body size and limb proportion o Bergmann’s Rule: relationship between body mass and temp. o Allen’s Rule: relative size of appendages increases w/ temp. History of Race Species: group that can interbreed Race: geographically isolated subdivision of a species o Humans lack races in biological sense Based on phenotypic traits
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Unformatted text preview: Linnaeus o Red, yellow, black, white Problems w/ racial classification o Colors make no sense o Mobile people = gene flow o Mendels Law of Independent Assortment o Environmental effects The Race Debate L. Loring Brace o No such thing as a biological entity that warrants the term race o Clinical variation in biology o Geographical nomenclature George Gill o Physical differences do exist and can be reliably identified o Nose, mouth, cranium, femur...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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15 - Linnaeus o Red, yellow, black, white Problems w/...

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