WCT race-ethnity definitions

WCT race-ethnity definitions - DEFINITIONSOFRACEÐNICITY...

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summarized in lecture; Chap. 4 in course  anthology) 09/15/11 1 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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(not assigned) Race “A human group defined by itself or others as  distinct by virtue of perceived  common  physical characteristics that are held to be  inherent” (p.25) The physical characteristics that people  choose to constitute race are arbitrary,  inconsistent, and vary over space and time. (e.g., Black, or of African descent, or African  American) 09/15/11 2 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Mother of our 43 rd  White American  President (born in Queens, New York  City) 09/15/11 3 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Mother of our 44 th  White American President  (born in Kansas)  (Copy of her dissertation, published by Duke University Press) 09/15/11 4 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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But for mixed race people, some racial categories “trump” others: Ann Dunham, her father, and her two children, mid-1970s 09/15/11 5 Soci 1 Blair-Loy
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Kantor. “Portrait of Change:  . . . Many Faces in  Extended 1 st  Family”  New York Times  article Barack: Michelle: 09/15/11 Soci 1 Blair-Loy 6
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course SOCI 1 taught by Professor Blair-loy during the Fall '10 term at UCSD.

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