Race 1 - Race in the U.S Americans live in a racially...

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Race in the U.S. Americans live in a racially segregated society 1. What racial classifications are used in the U.S. today? 2. How many of you would have been considered of a different race in 1915?
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Four Concepts of Race 1. Minimal Race : a group of people defined by real or imagined a) Distinctive visible physical features , marking b) Common ancestry , tied to c) Geographical region (pre-colonial, continental) To count as a “racial” concept, these 3 elements must be present
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2. Character Race : a group of people defined by real or imagined a + b + c + d) Distinctive character traits and talents , virtues and vices, e.g., intelligence, honesty, sobriety, criminality, laziness, and licentiousness e) Caused by factors intrinsic to the group or its members e.g., biology, free choice, autonomously developed group culture 3. Biological Race: a group of people defined by a + b + c + d + e, where f) The purported intrinsic cause of racial character differences is biological/genetic Biological race is a kind of character race
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4. Racialized Group
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