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Unformatted text preview: o Genetic variation is greater within racial groups than between racial groups. o Different societies construct different systems of racial classification. o Racial classifications change over time. Ethnicity Cultural differences due to a shared cultural heritage or nationality o Language, customs, food, music and dance, religion US Census Non-hispanic White 2008-65.6% 2050-46% Hispanic 2008-15% 2050-30% Black 2008-12.8% 2050-15% Asian 2008-4.5% 2050-9.2% Fastest growing racial group in the US Asian Americans Are of different cultures, religions, and languages INEQUALITIES Majority group Segment of the population who dominates o Economically o Politically o Culturally o...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SOCI 300 taught by Professor Detriche during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M.
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