Lecture+2.Varieties+of+Racial+Experience

Lecture+2.Varieties+of+Racial+Experience - American Race...

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American Race Relations Poli Sci 01:790:333:01 reminder: mini assignment #1 due next Monday
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Why should we study race and American politics? a. the US is unique in being a long-lived democracy with high racial diversity b. the US is unique in the way it categorizes race and ethnicity c. right now these categories are in flux d. how these categories evolve will tell us a lot about what the future of American politics will be
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Census Classifications of Race in Brazil broncos = white pretos = black pardos = brown amarelos = yellow indigenous
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Popular Classifications of Race in Brazil white: 42% morenas: 32% pardo (brown): 7% moreno claro: 6% preto (black): 5% negro (black and brown): 3% claro: 2%
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In Brazil, these people could be “morenos/morenas,” not white!
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The difference 2.5 years makes. ..
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Casta Paintings, 18 th Century Mexico
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Spanish + Indian = Mestiza Spanish + Mestiza = Castiza Spanish + Castiza = Spanish Spanish + Black = Mulato Spanish + Mulata = Morisco Spanish + Morisca = Albino Spanish + Albina = Torna atras Black + Indian = Lobo Black + Lobo = Chino Indian + Chino = Cambujo Indian + Cambujo = Tente en al aire Mulato + Mestiza = Cuarteron Indian + Albarazado = Coyote Coyote + Morisca = Albarazado from: http://race-in-colonial-mexico.net/colonialrace/collections Casta Painting by Andre de Islas
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US Census Categories 1790 Free White Males Free White Females All Other Free Persons Slaves 1870 White Black Mulatto Chinese Indian
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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