A what are folk taxonomies b what are the differences

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3. a. What are folk taxonomies? b. What are the differences in how Americans and Brazilians construct their cultural taxonomy of race (classifications of a person's race)?
4. a. Why is it important to understand how different cultures see the concept of race and how they define it? b. How might this help to support the idea that race is a cultural construct?
narrowminded fools. As a future researcher, understanding how others see and interpret different things is especially important because research should be unbiased. This type of research is only possible when the researcher is educated fully. The only way to be educated fully is to understand as many perspectives as possible. The American classification system for a race has no basis in science. So while trends can be studied, causation based on race cannot with this narrow perspective. Since there is no real biological classification in any culture, and the idea of race changes from place to place, this supports the idea that race is a social construct. If there was a real basis of fact or genetics, there would be more common and worldwide ideas. Chapter 25: Law and Order Questions

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