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Unformatted text preview: one’s color o choose other if you didn’t want to be defined by one race (some people put down ‘human’) • 1977: race/ethnic categories defined for first time • 1980: “Hispanic” introduced o American invention, not used outside of America. Supposed to be used by those in the space conquered by the Spanish, supposed to connect those sharing the same language. Umbrella ambiguous term. Seen as too broad. • 2000: choice of more than one race introduced o before you could only choose one… now you can choose multiple. • Race is a social construct, it’s changed, its political...
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- Summer '06
- Sociology, general population, Umbrella ambiguous term.