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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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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '06