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Unformatted text preview: The End Result of This and The Cycle That Perpetuates It All? = Maldistribution of Wealth & UNEQUAL Access to Resources     Professor L.M. Smolich SDSU Fall 2011 1 10/23/2011 Part II: Cell Biology through Race Lecture 12: Biological Anthropology and Race Lecture Topic  Ifyouwokeupthismorningwithmorehealththanillness...youaremore blessedthanthemillionwhowillnotsurvivethisweek.  Ifyouhaveneverexperiencedthedangerofbattle,thelonelinessof imprisonment,theagonyoftorture,orthepangsofstarvation...youare aheadof500millionpeopleintheworld. Ifyoucanattendachurchmeetingwithoutfearofharassment,arrest, torture,ordeath...youaremoreblessedthanthreebillionpeopleinthe world. Ifyouhavefoodintherefrigerator,clothesonyourback,aroofoverhead andaplacetosleep...youarericherthan75%ofthisworld. Ifyouhavemoneyinthebank,inyourwallet,andsparechangeinadish someplace...youareamongthetop8%oftheworld'swealthy.   Anthropology 101 Race isitfactorfiction? Used(initiallyincolonialism/imperialism) asawayto: ToDividePeople ToRankPeople(intohierarchies) TothenbetterControlthemand FinallytoeffectivelyEnslavethem Spreadoftheconceptof     race nolongerjustfor     colonialpowers  Duetohowraceistaughtand    howithasbeeninstitutionalized,    raceisaworldview,literallyalensthroughwhichwe havecometoseeourselves,theworldandoneanother Example:C.Linnaeus   Creating a Lens & a Worldview of Race in 1758 This Taxonomy Taught People How to See Others, & What the Characteristics of Other Races Were   Andthenhebecameknownasthefatherofscientificracism?  !thatwascertainlyadecline!) Accordingtohistaxonomy,peoplearegroupedintofourraces,asyou canseebythismap                                   Ummmm aboutthe      peopleinthegreyareas??  TheTypologicalModel Wenowknowthetypologicalmodelisincorrectbecausewecannot   Homosapiensamericanus:Red,choleric (angry),upright.Hairblack,straight,thick  nostrilswide faceharsh beardscanty  obstinate,contentfree.Paintshimselfwithfine redlines.Ruledbyhabit(orinstinct).  Homosapienseuropaeus:White,sanguine (cheerful),muscular.Hairyellow,brown, flowing eyesblue,gentle,acute,inventive. Coveredwithclothvestments.Ruledbycustom (orlaw).  TheTypologicalModel  Homosapiensasiaticus:Pale yellow, me...
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